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Wednesday, August 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free workouts! Free Group Exercise classes! Free food and drinks! The Energy Club is inviting all their members to bring in a friend for a free workout or class*! Local residents who are not members are also invited to stop in for a free workout and to pick up […]




Saturday, August 27, 2016 10am-4pm in the Village. Wags n’ Whiskers is a community event where animal lovers of all ages come to spend an afternoon at The Village at Shirlington with their pet. The event features 65+ onsite exhibitors ranging from pet services and accessories to onsite adoptions. In addition to the onsite exhibitors, […]

It’s All About the Seasoning at Spice in Arlington



Regulars like Spice for its carefully seasoned dinner fare and creative lunchtime sandwiches. This restaurant operates under the same ownership as the eatery across the street, and many regulars have forged a personal relationship with the owner, Yasser. His wife, Rahma, runs the kitchen, preparing the delicious menu items at Spice. Regular diners say the […]

How to Use Borax Around the Home



If you haven’t yet experimented with the wonders of borax, you’re missing out on a versatile household cleaner that could help to consolidate many of your chores. This unique, all-natural substance consists of sodium borate, and it makes a powerful cleanser, drain cleaner, and much more. Here are a few ways to use it. Mix […]

Shirlie’s Pop-Up Sidewalk Sale



Shirlie's Pop-Up Sidewalk Sale Saturday, August 13th – Sunday, August 14th. Shirlie is all about the savings! Shop the Pop-Up Sale at the Village at Shirlington. More details to come. Participating Merchants: • The Cookery • Hardwood Artisans • Le Village Marche Restaurant Specials: • Carlyle- Beat the Brunch Rush! Saturday 10:30 am- 11:30 am […]

New District Brewing Company’s First Annual Crab Boil!



New District Brewing Company is having their first annual crab boil! No, this is not a dream. This is New District Brewing Company's First Annual Crab Boil! We're partnering with local Four Mile Run Grill Masters to provide an amazing culinary and craft brewery experience. Each ticket gets you unlimited crabs, potatoes, corn, brats, ribs, […]

Pupatella: Sink Your Teeth Into Authentic Neapolitan Pizza



Regulars come to Pupatella to experience real Neapolitan-style pizza made with intensely flavorful, fresh ingredients on a thin crust. Popular pizzas at Pupatella include the prosciutto arugula, the mushroom, the margherita doc, the diavola, and the sausage and onion. Other recommended dishes include the arancini with eggplant and the panzerotti. Pupatella has an unconventional ordering […]

How to Hang Curtains the Right Way



Something as small as adjusting your curtain rods can quickly change the look of your home. Follow these tips to create a better look for your window and the rest of your space! Always hang your curtains up high to the ceiling. It makes your ceilings look higher and your space look larger and will […]

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