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Calling All Runners at vPoint: Pacers Running Has the Gear You Need

September 8, 2015
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Hosting an expansive inventory of shoes, clothes, and accessories, Pacers Running in Clarendon is a place for folks who are serious about running. The highly trained staff is a big reason for Pacers’ success, as employees can analyze your running gait, learn about your running routine, and talk you through your options before putting you… (Continue reading)

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Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Dessert Cafe for vPoint Night Owls

August 24, 2015
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On a steamy summer afternoon (and anyone in the DMV can tell you that we get more than our share), there’s nothing better than a sweet, creamy scoop of ice cream. Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream, near the Clarendon Metro station in Arlington, is a neighborhood favorite for its combination of classic and unique specialty flavors…. (Continue reading)

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Tarbouch: Take a Culinary Journey Through the Middle East Without Venturing Far From vPoint

August 3, 2015
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The famous red tassled felt cap commonly known in the United States as a fez (the Turkish name) is called a “tarbouch” in Arabic, which is a bit of trivia that's common knowledge among the group of loyal regulars at Arlington's Tarbouch Mediterranean Grill. As you'd probably expect, the menu at this eatery near vPoint… (Continue reading)

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Dinner Is a Shared Experience at Cava Mezze Near vPoint

July 23, 2015
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If you’ve never tried mezze, you are in for a treat. A culinary style inherited from the Ottomans (the areas we now call Turkey, Lebanon, and Greece), you can think of mezze as the Eastern Mediterranean version of Spanish tapas, with small plates meant for sharing. Cava Mezze on Clarendon Boulevard in Arlington is the… (Continue reading)

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LeoNora Gourmet Bakery: Indulge Your Sweet Tooth Near vPoint

July 7, 2015
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If you like cookies and cakes, then a visit to LeoNora Gourmet Bakery should be in your future. This Arlington bread and pastry shop produces everything in small batches using traditional, artisanal methods and without preservatives or additives. Stop by on your way to work to pick up half a dozen pastries for the office… (Continue reading)

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What to Do This Weekend Near The Residences at The Market Common: Kick Back With a Brew and Burger at Hard Times Cafe

Although its name might imply otherwise, there’s nothing but good times to be had at Hard Times Cafe in Clarendon. This casual sports bar has a loud, lively atmosphere that’s perfect for grabbing a beer with friends, watching the big game, or even having a casual dinner out with your family. The spacious eatery contains… (Continue reading)

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Green Pig Bistro: Where France Meets the American South Near vPoint

June 19, 2015
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Arlington’s Green Pig Bistro believes in a sustainable approach to both cooking and dining, blending classic American cooking with French culinary techniques to create dishes that are both delicious and hearty. The menu includes shareable appetizers that span Southern, Asian, and French fare flavors, from Kung Pao sweetbreads to fried pimento cheese. Dinner includes steak,… (Continue reading)

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Got a Sweet Tooth, vPoint? Nibble Small-Batch Chocolates at Artisan Confections

June 8, 2015
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Just about everybody likes chocolate, but when you visit a place like Artisan Confections in Arlington you realize that there’s chocolate and then there’s chocolate! Jason Andelman, the owner of Artisan Confections, is a trained pastry chef who has studied and practiced for years in making delicious, high quality treats. What makes his chocolate so… (Continue reading)

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Goody’s: A Pizzeria That Lives Up to its Name, Just Minutes from vPoint

May 26, 2015
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Goody’s is a corner pizza joint that trades in giant, foldable, New York-style pizza by the slice, and it might just be one of the best pizzerias near vPoint. That's partially due to the fact that Goody's is open seven days a week and late nights on weekends. The shop’s owners are a husband and… (Continue reading)

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The Old Bike Shop: Giving Bicycles a Second Life Near vPoint

May 6, 2015
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Even though it has only been open since 2012, the Old Bike Shop lives up to its name. This neighborhood bike shop specializes in “re-cycling”— that is, refurbishing vintage and used bicycles and finding them new homes. Instead of taking a risk with used bikes listed on the Internet, in the classified ads, or at… (Continue reading)