If you drove through Arlington this past weekend, you may have noticed a peculiar site: four large spotlights dancing in the evening sky. The scene resembled something from a Hollywood premier, but in actuality, the premise was quintessential Northern Virginia.
A trip to the movies in 2011 can be an expensive affair. With most summer blockbusters utilizing 3-D and IMAX technology, a single movie ticket can cost upwards of $15.
To save money, most people now wait for movies to come out on DVD. However, there’s something to be said for leaving the house and going to the theater. But where can you see these newly released movies without breaking your budget?
This past Friday, I announced the winner of the second MyLife in Metro DC giveaway. I was thrilled to let Laura Dudley know she had won two tickets and a meet and greet to the Truth & Salvage Co. concert that night in DC. The concert was held at the Red Palace; a venue spawned from the merger of two existing bars: The Red & The Black and The Palace of Wonders.
Ah, Restaurant Week. It’s one of my favorite times of the year. I’d rank it right up there with Christmas and the start of Virginia Tech’s football season (which we all know is the MOST important time of year). I’ll be the first to admit that I have a serious, but sometimes unhealthy for my waistline, love of food. I can only hope that one day this love will earn me the title of being a “foodie.”