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Bites & Sips in Clarendon

Whitlow's On Wilson -
A fantastic place to grab a burger and a beer.

Ambar Restaurant -
Balkin cuisine and energetic vibe. Check out their amazing brunch!

Me Jana Fine Lebanese Cuisine -
Fantastic Lebanese cuisine in a wonderful setting.

The Liberty Tavern -
Great happy hours, smart and delicious neighborhood dining!

Artisan Confections -
Absolutely divine chocolate confections handmade and delicious!


Coffee in Clarendon

The Java Shack -
Great community coffee shop, oriented around sustainability and green practices.

Bakeshop -
A new addition to the Clarendon neighborhood, the Bakeshop offers something to satisfy the sweet tooth in everyone.


What's Going On? Ways to Keep In Touch

The DCist blog -
Great reviews about restaurants in and around the DC area, commentary on the happenings of the area, and plenty of contributors!

Beyond DC Blog -
Great commentary on the inner-workings of DC.

Arlington Now -
Where to find the most current Arlington news stories.


Fun Places to Shop

Kriser's Natural Pet -
Fun toys and organic food for the furriest members of your family!

KinderHaus -
Awesome toy store! Reminiscent of old toy stores, books, games, and more!


School Days

Arlington County Public Schools
For all information on schools in the area, features parent and student resources.

Alexandria City Public Schools -
For all information on schools in Alexandria.

Washington DC Public Schools -
For all information on schools in Washington DC.