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Bakery Gets the Basics Right

Bakery Gets the Basics Right

For food establishments in Washington, D.C., there’s a trend of elevation. Food stands have been elevated to food trucks, and at places such as Georgetown Cupcake and Baked & Wired, cupcakes are now considered delicacies. In line with this trend, Firehook Bakery boasts its simple, standard, yet delicious and reasonably priced fares that[Read More…]

by October 13, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Comedy Thriller Reborn to Empty Theaters

Comedy Thriller Reborn to Empty Theaters

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. What could have been a family-friendly, action-packed adventure with a surprisingly star-studded cast falls short in Johnny English Reborn, yet another lackluster comedy to add to Rowan Atkinson’s growing list of similarly unimpressive feature films. Credits roll in a Bondian fashion, although they’re actually more similar to[Read More…]

by October 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Looking for somewhere to go when your family is in town? Want to venture outside of the Georgetown bubble? If you are exploring the monuments or Capitol Hill, Potenza is a great place to dine. Located just two blocks from the White House, on the corner of 15th and H[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 10.7.11

“How Come You Never Go There” Feist Metals 4 stars Canadian indie songstress Feist has already garnered plenty of praise for her minimalist but poignant sound on her first few albums. “How Come You Never Go There” is a prime example of how Feist has improved her arrangements to include[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide
MSB Students Translate Classroom Studies to Hedge Fund Success

MSB Students Translate Classroom Studies to Hedge Fund Success

When Dave Greek (MSB ’13) was approached by friendSina Chehrazi (MSB ’13) about starting a hedge fund, his initial reaction was excitement. As both an international business major and finance major in the McDonough School of Business, Greek finally got the chance to go beyond class case studies and learn through experience. Since the[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Fox Sitcom Returns to an Uncertain Future

A great tragedy of our time was the cancelation of one of the best television series ever created: “Arrested Development.” For those who don’t know, “Arrested Development” aired on Fox for three seasons, from 2003 to 2006. Created by Mitch Hurwitz (COL ’85), the show centers on the Bluthfamily, a once wealthy  and seriously dysfunctional[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Looking for somewhere to go when your family is in town? Want to venture outside of the Georgetown bubble? If you are exploring the monuments or Capitol Hill, Potenza is a great place to dine. Located just two blocks from the White House, on the corner of 15th and H Streets Potenza boasts a spacious dining[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Living in a State of Perpetual Cliffhanger

One of my favorite pastimes is sitting on my family’s big red couch with my younger sister and making fun of bad TV. Even at age 15, my sister is still one of the sassiest, most sarcastic people I know, so when you get the two of us together and[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

How Catholic is the Catholic School Girl?

A year ago I began writing this column, Catholic Schoolgirl, to tell the trials and tribulations of a socially awkward, sexually inactive not-a-girl-not-yet-a-woman. But here I am a year older (but hardly wiser), and unfortunately I am all those things still, and yet, how shall I say this — not[Read More…]

by October 6, 2011 0 comments The Guide

An Artist’s Glow That’s Close to Home

As students sit in classrooms or at their desks, whether they are enjoying their work or counting the seconds until they are done, it is unlikely that they will notice the fluorescent lights softly humming above them, let alone give any thought to their artistic value. Artist Dan Flavin (1933[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide