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Crystal City BID and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse form Partnership to Bring Comedy Arts to City

From Crystal City BID:

Crystal City, VA – Award-winning Synetic Theater is getting a sense of humor thanks to the partnership formed by the Crystal City BID and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse.

Bright and vibrant, Crystal City now features an abundance of fine restaurants, cafes, specialty stores, outdoor movie nights, bike trails, and the award-winning theater. With its quick access to the Metro area and proximity to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the area is attracting many well-known businesses, non-profits, artists, tourists, and residents - all who are excited to call Crystal City home. The two believe now is the time to bring quality entertainment into the growing city.

Regional Affordable Housing Expo

From Barbara Gordon:

Employment Workshop with Hotel Monaco

From CFNC:

The Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC), a non-profit organization providing free preschool and family services to at-risk children and their families in Northern Virginia, has partnered with Alexandria’s Hotel Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel, to provide CFNC clients with a workshop on job employment opportunities. 

The workshop, which will begin at 9:30AM on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, is being presented by Miguel Casimiro, Director of Housekeeping at Alexandria’s Hotel Monaco.  Mr. Casimiro will discuss job opportunities in the Housekeeping Department at the hotel, as well as present participants with job descriptions, job requirements, an overview of the application process, work ethic expectations and tips for a successful interview. 

Arlington VA Job Fair - Thus Thursday, 100's of Local Jobs Available - FREE Attendance


This event comes to us from Kevin McCrea:

Krispy Kreme Giving Away Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day!

Krispy Kreme Giving Away Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day!

In honor of National Doughnut Day, Krispy Kreme is giving every customer one free doughnut on Friday, June 3. There is no purchase necessary to get your free tasty treat and you can get any variety you would like!  

“With several delicious, one-of-a-kind doughnuts to select from, including our signature Original Glazed®, you can pick your favorite or discover a new preferred sweet treat for FREE,” said Ron Rupocinski, corporate chef of Krispy Kreme.

Where did this day originate? National Doughnut Day dates back to 1938 when it was started by The Salvation Army to raise money for the needy. Now it’s a 73 year-old tradition!

Here are the participating Krispy Kreme locations near you:

Gallery West Presents: Poetry of Light

Gallery West Presents: Poetry of Light

From Susan Lindsey:



Pastels by Rachel Estrada


July 6 – July 31, 2011


Artist's Reception: Saturday, July 9 from 5 – 7 p.m.


Closing Reception: Saturday, July 30, from 5 – 7 p.m.


Gallery West is proud to present “Poetry of Light,” a collection of Classical Realist pastel works by artist Rachel Estrada. Located at 1213 King Street in Old Town Alexandria’s Boutique District, the show will run from July 6 – July 31, 2011. There will be two receptions, both open to the public and including refreshments. The artist's reception is July 9th from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. A closing reception will be held on July 30th from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Father's Day Manscaping at Salon Daniel

Dads can look healthy and feel healthy this year, when Salon Daniel of McLean, Va. pampers dads from Tues., June 14 through Sat., June 18, offering special services such as "color me natural," a special technique and color used to blend silver hair  to look natural  and feel younger. It will also be offering treatments for thinning hair, facial trimming and men’s waxing services, while donating 10 percent of all services to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. For a special treat, Salon Daniel will feature McLean-based, Sweet Leaf Café’s refreshing healthy teas and sandwiches on Sat., June 18 for their clients. To make an appointment, call Salon Daniel at 703.893.5000.