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Catch Live Jazz Music at

Posted On: September 12

Blues Alley boasts many high-profile fans. A New York Times critic, for instance, called it, "The nation's finest jazz and supper club." Washingtonian Magazine has lauded it as the city's &qu...

Fill Your Plate With Brun

Posted On: August 21

Every Saturday and Sunday morning, the kitchen team at The Liberty Tavern is up bright and early to start loading up the all-you-can-eat brunch buffet. By the time the brunch crowd starts to flood the dining room, the so-call...

Check Out a New Pop-Up Ar

Posted On: July 24

The Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA) exists to foster creativity and innovation, two things that were integral in the conception of Gallery Clarend...

Try Filipino Food for Bru

Posted On: July 18

You probably wouldn't expect to see grilled pig ears on a brunch menu, which is what makes Bistro 1521 so special. The Filipino eatery highlights authentic cuisine in its many forms, even at the weekend brunch. From 11 a.m...

Savor Artisan Italian Far

Posted On: July 13

When you first step inside of Lupo Verde Osteria, you immediately enter the Alimentari, a small Italian market stocked with gourmet house-made and imported ingredients. These artisan foods serve as a hint to wha...

Raise a Glass at Grand Cr

Posted On: June 29

When Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro made its debut in 2007, its owners had a simple goal: to craft great food, serve it with great wine, and offer everything at great prices. Now more than 10 years later, it seems that Grand ...

Crush Your Fitness Goals

Posted On: June 27

You don't have to be ripped to step foot in the gym (or, more accurately, the "box") at Ballston CrossFit. Contrary to popular belief, CrossFit is actually a workout that caters to all skill levels and athletic ...

Enjoy a Pour-Over Cup of

Posted On: June 11

The team at Sense of Place Cafe knows good coffee, so you can count on them to deliver it in every cup. They start with high-quality single-origin and blend...

Enjoy Australian Bites fo

Posted On: May 31

Kangaroo sliders might not sound like your typical brunch fare, but at Oz Restaurant and Bar, exotic cuisine like this is par for the course. The chef specializes in Australian eats such as the popular sliders filled with kang...

Northside Social Coffee a

Posted On: May 31

Part coffeehouse and part wine bar, Northside Social Coffee and Wine has something to offer customers no matter the time of day.

If you come to Northside Social for breakfast, don't miss out on the popula...