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Chipotle BOORITO 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food

This was sent to us by Katherine Newell Smith KNS Promotion Inc.:

Chipotle is presenting “BURRITO 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food” ...and it is a bit different than BOORITO of years past.

Here’s how it works: stop by any Chipotle on Halloween, Sunday, October 31 between 6pm and closing time dressed up as a Horrific Processed Food item and, as a thank you for a $2 donation, you will get a huge, gourmet burrito made to your specifications. Chipotle will then donate up to $1 million dollars to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.

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Taste for Giving

Alexandria Rotary will host Taste for Giving on October 22, 2010. "Taste for Giving" is an evening of fine food and community spirit to benefit many charities in the community. The event will run from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Torpedo Factory Art Center located at 105 north union street in Old Town Alexandria.

The event will include food from 15 resturants, a silient and live auction. All of the proceeds will go to benefit local non-profits including ALIVE!, SCAN, senior services of Alexandria, The Campagana Center, the Sarpenter's Shelter and many others.

Tickets are limited and availible for $75 by calling 703-535-1200 or online

'Transformers 3' Street Closings, Parking Restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Production of Transformers 3 comes to Arlington and DC this week bringing street closures and parking restrictions.

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In Arlington, police say several roadways around the U.S. Air Force Memorial will be closed Monday. From 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., all lanes of Columbia Pike will be closed periodically.  Also during that time, the right westbound lane of Columbia Pike will be closed from South Joyce Street to Washington Boulevard.

DC's information hotline will include the most up-to-date information, at (202) 540-8039.

DC Street Closures:


  • 3rd Street between Constitution Ave., NW and Independence Ave., SW, 6:30pm Tuesday, October 12 - 6:30am Wednesday, October 13


  • Alexandria Police Investigate Bank Robbery at Virginia Commerce Bank

    This was sent to us by Alexandria eNews:

    Alexandria Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Friday, October 8 at the Virginia Commerce Bank, located at 1414 Prince Street.

    Around 5:45 P.M., a man walked into the bank and approached the teller.  He handed the teller a bag, demanded cash and brandished a handgun.  The teller complied.  The suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was injured.

    The suspect is described a black male, 5 feet 9 inches with a thin build.  He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark gray or black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.  The investigation is ongoing.

    Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703.838.4858.

    Detectives would like to remind witnesses that they can remain anonymous.

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    Metro Blue and Orange Lines Cut In Two This Weekend

    WASHINGTON DC (WUSA) -- It could be a stressful Columbus Day weekend for Metro riders going through downtown Washington. Metro will close three stations along the Blue and Orange Lines in order to install new track switches, track fasteners, replace old tracks, install safety lights, and repair platforms.

    The closure will begin around 10:00 Friday evening. It will last all day Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, which is the Columbus Day federal holiday. Service will be back to normal by the time service begins Tuesday morning.

    OFFICIAL WORD: Read Metro's press release on the Columbus Day Weekend work