2024-06-18 5:58 AM

Anything But Straight: Defending Liberalism

It’s campaign season, which means conservatives will try to paint Democrats as “liberals,” as if it were a dirty word. I, for one, am proud to be a liberal and believe we should stand up against these conservative smears. One of the great fallacies in modern lore is that liberalism stands for nothing and liberals […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Caribbean Breeze

  The gloom of an eight-hour workday can dull the five senses, but a sweet escape to Caribbean Breeze is sure to set your taste buds tangoing with its Latin-inspired lunch specials.

Restaurant Spotlight: Michel Richard’s Central

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Since opening the renowned Citronelle on M Street, Chef Michel Richard has piled up awards like “Titanic” at the Oscars. The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington named him Chef of the Year in 2002. AAA has given the restaurant four diamonds every year since 2001. Last year, Washingtonian named it D.C.'s top restaurant.

Restaurant Spotlight: Liberty Tavern

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The Liberty Tavern, an upscale yet casual bar and restaurant located in the Clarendon area of Arlington, offers a fresh, relaxing dining experience with attentive service and great American food.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. But for 1,400 Washington Metro area residents, it’s also a certainty that if they contact the IRS, they can get back close to $1,000 in unclaimed tax refund money.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

Through Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Ellipse Art Center (4350 North Fairfax Dr., Suite 125, Arlington). 703 228-7710. Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. www.arlingtonarts.org/ellipseartscenter.htm.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

The German are coming. The Germans are coming! Never mind … they're already here. 'Aachen to Arlington: Imaging the Distance' Through Sept. 22, at the Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 703- 248-6800, or see www.arlingtonartscenter.org. Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 7, 6 – […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Koi Koi Sushi & Roll

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The newest member of the Falls Church restaurant community, Koi Koi Sushi & Roll specializes in Japanese delicacies, colorful rolls and a wide variety of tempura and barbecue. The West Broad Street location opened its doors August 8.

Anything But Straight: Exodus

Only a day before “ex-gay” leader Alan Chambers admitted that praying away the gay doesn’t work, the Southern Baptist Convention was working to expand its ex-gay ministry program. The once slavery-loving church, hired Texas pastor Bob Stith as its National Strategist for Gender Issues, with the goal of promoting ex-gay programs within the denomination.