2024-05-28 1:28 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Restaurant Spotlight: Sign of the Whale


Contrary to its bland exterior in Loehmann’s Plaza, the interior decoration of Sign of the Whale restaurant is reminiscent of the captain’s rooms in a 16th century pirate ship-dark wood paneling and arches shine in the dim glow of muted yellow lighting and cool air.

Northern Virginia Art Beat


'Kinetic Image' Through February 24 at Target Gallery in the Torpedo Factory Art Center (105 North Union St., Alexandria). Gallery hours: Noon – 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. 703-838-4565×4, or see www.torpedofactory.org.  

Press Pass: Enter the Haggis

You have never heard music like this before. Not unless you have a Scottish uncle, born in Spanish Harlem and raised by James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone.

Physical Tells That Tell You Plenty

The world’s greatest poker players can read their opponents like a book. They happen to be great human lie detectors. It isn’t magic, though, as there are several key tip-offs that you too can look for when trying to read opponents.