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Crystal City

Crystal City is a unique stop on the Metro because a large part of its urban area is underground. Aside from the dramatic views of D.C., the shopping and dining options are worth a visit.   King Street Blues 1648 Crystal Square Arcade, Arlington, Va. 0.1 miles from Metro stop[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

4/5 stars $$ Next time you’re in Dupont Circle and craving a good meal, stop by Bistrot du Coin on Connecticut Avenue. The classic French and Belgian food will hit the spot without breaking your budget. The intimate atmosphere of this local cafe is incredibly inviting, and even though the service is a little[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

CHARLOTTE GLASSER/THE HOYAAmong other delicacies at Bistrot du Coin, the peche melba is a delicious concoction of poached peach and ice cream. 4/5 stars $$ Next time you’re in Dupont Circle and craving a good meal, stop by Bistrot du Coin on Connecticut Avenue. The classic French and Belgian food[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
Late-Night Bites

Late-Night Bites

George’s 1205 28th St. NW $$$$ A quaint location on 28th Street, George’s King of Falafel and Cheese-steak is a great place to stop in at any time of the day, but with its Thursday-to-Saturday hours extending until 4 a.m., it is the ideal place to be for Mediterranean food in the late hours[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Not Keeping Up With the Good Old Days

Not Keeping Up With the Good Old Days

2/5 stars Fall Out Boy’s newest album, PAX AM Days, came as a bit of a shock to the music world. When a band puts out a greatest hits album in 2009, it is not expected that it produce another in 2013, let alone two. Quite frankly, I wish it hadn’t tried.[Read More…]

by October 23, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Kenny Rogers Brings Country Back

Kenny Rogers Brings Country Back

Musically dormant since 1999, Kenny Rogers has finally returned and offered fans of country music a home run. You Can’t Make Old Friends offers listeners the classic country medley: a love song, a ballad, an anthem as American as apple pie and a rousing drinking song. The title song, “You Can’t Make[Read More…]

by October 10, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Upscale Fusion Pleases

Upscale Fusion Pleases

4/5 stars $$ When looking for a restaurant with great ambience and sensational entrees, one need look no further than Scion, located in Dupont Circle. Ranked the winner of the Best New Restaurant in Washington, D.C. in 2010 by Washington City Paper, Scion serves up contemporary American cuisine with international influences and[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide