August Fun Ideas for the Weekend

Summer Restaurant Week  Yep it’s one of those twice-yearly opportunities to get a good deal on a fixed-price 3 course meal… technically it’s DC restaurant week, but I’ve noticed a few a places out here in the burbs are participating, too.  Notable suburban participators include Eddie V’s Seafood at Tyson’s and Cheesetique at Mosaic, but

July Fun Ideas For the Weekend

  bartaco mosaic Well y’all I’m headed down to NC for some family time and college visits, and I’m reminded of how much I enjoyed bartaco last time I went to Asheville.  I hear there’s one in Mosaic now and it sounds like the same lively ambiance, hip decor, and yummy cocktails as the one I know

June Fun Ideas For the Weekend

  Show Your Team Spirit  Obviously the event of the weekend is tonight’s effort to bring home the Stanley Cup!  Just about everyone will be getting into the fun, but if you don’t have plans yet, consider spending this gorgeous summer evening viewing the big game in the Beer Garden at Port City Brewing Company

May Fun Ideas For the Weekend

Social Burger in Vienna Now that there are so many Five Guys around, it could be fun to seek out something a little different for your burger fix. I hear Social Burger in Vienna has it going on with juicy burgers and fun toppings like house made pickles, special sauces, and buttery buns.   Yelpers love

April Fun Ideas For the Weekend

Roundup for April 2018 Daikaya Hot soup with fresh noodles and umami toppings seems like a good call… Are you one of those people who haven’t tried Ramen yet?  Lots of places to choose from around here and most of them seem decent… but if you’re up for it, the hip Daikaya near Gallery Place

Buying a 1950’s Home: Asbestos

When you buy a 1950’s home, there is a good chance that there either is or was some type of asbestos flooring or siding. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that had thousands of uses in home and industry in the post WW2 building boom.  Unfortunately, asbestos was linked to cancer and lung diseases in

February Fun Ideas for the Weekend

Coffee Coffee Buzz Buzz Rare Bird Coffee This popular spot in Falls Church makes phenomenal coffee, and also supplies roasted beans to several local restaurants too.  It’s an any-time kind of place for both socializing and work, with wifi, outlets everywhere, coffee, tea, pastries, the whole deal!  Plus they display work by local artists, so