September 15, 2010
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This time of year has so many great festivals happening in the area one must prioritize which ones to attend!  It seems like every weekend there is another opportunity to be outside enjoying this great fall weather.  Here are some of the ones I hope to check out: Maryland Renaissance Festival – I have yet […]
September 9, 2010
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Art is all around us.  It is time to embrace the inner art in ourselves.  Old Town Alexandria in Virginia will turn into an outdoor art gallery this weekend.  King Street will be featuring 200 of the nation’s top award-winning artists.  The festival is free and will line six blocks of King Street showcasing jewelry, […]
September 3, 2010
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On Tuesday we had the pleasure of being invited to sample the fine cuisine of Da Mimmo Restaurant in Little Italy.  Da Mimmo is well known as a place to “dine with stars”, as the walls of the cocktail lounge were adorned with pictures of Tony Bennet, Sylvester Stalone, and Micheal Buble.  Shamefully, it was my first dining […]
August 31, 2010
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The best time of the year is back!  FOOTBALL SEASON!  It is time to take advantage of all the fun places and specials in the area.  What better excuse is there to get together with friends than to head out and catch the game?  Throw in some drink specials and yummy food and it’s a […]
August 27, 2010
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     It is not all that often that I cross over the pond and make my way to Canton.  As someone who lives on the east side of the Harbor I tend to stay there.  However, lately I have had a hankering for a change.   I decided it time to expand my horizons and take […]
August 24, 2010
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Many diehard football fans have been anticipating this season since the last Super Bowl, and I honestly cannot believe that the time has arrived.  Dust off your favorite jerseys and foam fingers because it is time for some football.  Regardless of the team you route for, we can now look forward to Sunday afternoons spent […]
August 20, 2010
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Mojitos are my favorite summertime beverage.  They are sweet, but not overwhelming, minty, and so refreshing!  I have searched the area far and wide for the delicious beverage, and while Little Havana whips up an excellent one, I have fallen in love with Talara’s.    Talara is a relatively new addition to the slew of great restaurants […]
August 17, 2010
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Baltimore Restaurant Week kicked off last Friday with an impressive line-up of participating restaurants.  If you are not familiar with the concept, during the week restaurants will offer special 3-course menus for $35.10. While usually when I dine out I will never order an appetizer, entrée AND dessert, or if I do it will be […]
August 12, 2010
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I have recently found one of my new favorite restaurants in Arlington, VA.  Sette Bello is located in the fun area of Clarendon.  It is right across from the Clarendon metro station.  I love finding a place where I can enjoy the ambience and decadent menu.  This restaurant has authentic dishes representing the regions of northern […]
August 10, 2010
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Looking to “tune up” your evening?  Swing by Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar in National Harbor, MD!!  This is the only dueling piano bar in the area.  Over the summertime, the pianos are playing every Wednesday through Saturday starting at 8pm.  The doors open at 7pm and you must be 21 or older to attend.  […]