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Local IKEA Blue Bag Giveaway

Local IKEA Blue Bag Giveaway

Need a large beach bag? IKEA has you covered.

IKEA plans to help people prepare for Memorial Day weekend by giving away free IKEA blue bags on Thursday at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The large, reusable bag is lightweight and easily cleaned, making it an ideal summer bag for trips to the beach, the pool or a backyard BBQ.

This initiative is part of IKEA's National Random Acts of Life Improvement campaign, which is a program designed to help inspire and empower people to improve their lives, as well as the lives of others in their community.

For more information on the local IKEA Blue Bag giveaway, follow the local IKEA store on Twitter at @IKEA_Woodbridge

Festive Foods

Festive Foods

When Lauren Levine and Howard Foer left their jobs in 1987 to start their own full-service catering and event planning company together, they aimed to raise the bar for catered events in the D.C. metro area. For the past 25 years, Festive Foods has honored its motto to cater to the individual and served up one memorable event after another. From corporate luncheons to intimate weddings and gala dinners for Washington’s elite, Festive Foods has earned a reputation as one of the best catering vendors in the area.

Nick Funnell : This Bloke's Got Taste

Nick Funnell : This Bloke's Got Taste

Everyone loves a good beer. An ice cold pilsner after a long day toiling under the summer sun, or a hearty stout paired with a juicy steak, or a Belgian wheat beer topped with an orange wedge are all things of exceeding beauty and delight. Beer is the every-man’s drink, but is also highly refined and as sophisticated as the brewer wants it to be. Enter Nick Funnell. Nick is Great American Restaurant’s master brewer and the creator of some truly magnificent beers, some of which have garnered him professional plaudits and won him award after award. Nick took some time off his busy schedule to speak with us about our favorite drink.

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Potomac Mills Adds New Eatery: Crepe Ape Coming Soon

Potomac Mills Adds New Eatery: Crepe Ape Coming Soon

An innovative new eatery providing savory and sweet French Crepes will be soon be open at Potomac Mills.

Crepe Ape is set to open in Neighborhood 5 near Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store on Wednesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Shoppers will enjoy a complimentary 16 oz coffee or fountain drink with the purchase of any crepe on opening day!

 

Mayorga Coffee's Specialty Drink of the Week: Frosty Strawberry Peep

Mayorga Coffee's Specialty Drink of the Week: Frosty Strawberry Peep

Stop by Mayorga Coffee in National Harbor located at 150 American Way, Oxon Hill, MD this week and next to celebrate Easter with a Frosty Strawberry Peep.

This delicious, strawberry flavored treat is $4.35 for a small and $4.65 for a medium.

It's perfect for a nice walk around the harbor with strawberry puree, half & half, and marshmallow syrup ingredients (Yum!)