Alyssa Recommends!

Neighborhood...

Bites & Sips

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

Boulevard Wood Grill - www.boulevardwoodgrill.com
Great American food, from ribs to fresh seafood.

The Iota Club & Cafe - www.iotaclubandcafe.com
Great little joint to grab a bite to eat and catch a show. Fantastic open mic night on Wednesdays.

Me Jana Fine Lebanese Cuisine - www.me-jana.com
Fantastic Lebanese cuisine in a wonderful setting.

The Liberty Tavern - www.thelibertytavern.com
Great happy hours, smart and delicious neighborhood dining!

Artisan Confections - www.artisanconfections.com
Absolutely divine chocolate confections handmade and delicious!

 

Coffee

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

Bakeshop - www.bakeshopva.com
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 - www.dcist.com
Great reviews about restaurants in and around the DC area, commentary on the happenings of the area, and plenty of contributors!

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

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

 

Fun Places to Shop

Wylie Wags - http://www.wyliewagg.com/
Fun dog toys and organic dog food!

KinderHaus - http://www.kinderhaus.com/
Awesome toy store! Reminiscent of old toy stores, books, games, and more!

 

School Days

Arlington County Public Schools www.arlington.k12.va.us
For all information on schools in the area, features parent and student resources.

Alexandria City Public Schools - www.acps.k12.va.us
For all information on schools in Alexandria.

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