FOOD & DRINK
Lidl’s newest local store opens in Vienna
Lidl — a fast-growing discount grocer — is opening its newest D.C. area store next week in Vienna, Virginia. The new store at 8387 Leesburg Pike opens on Oct. 4. Lidl said it invested millions of dollars in the Vienna location. It created about 35 jobs, with starting pay at $18.50 per hour. Both full- and part-time Lidl employees also receive health care benefits.
Must-see video shows sharks swimming near fisherman: ‘The guy fishing has no idea’
Nurse sharks were seen crowding a fisherman's boat Monday morning at Caladesi Island in Florida.
Man stops for a drink before work, wins $100,000 lottery prize
A Virginia man stopped to buy a drink on his way to work and ended up winning a $100,000 lottery prize.
Lidl launching new Tysons grocery store next week
German-owned grocery chain Lidl is almost ready to unveil its brand-new location in the heart of Tysons. Next week, the chain is opening a new store in Pike 7 Plaza (8387 Leesburg Pike) with a pair of events. An “open house” is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5-7 p.m....
Metro 29 Diner faces uncertain timeline for reopening due to faulty sewer line
Metro 29 Diner will remain closed for at least another week, and possibly upwards of a month, due to a serious plumbing problem. Peter Bota, the owner of the nostalgic New York-style diner, says it all started a few weeks ago after the restaurant’s grease trap — a plumbing device that separates grease, oil and excess food from wastewater — started malfunctioning.
Retired Metro employee wins $100,000 scratch-off prize
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A retired Metro worker hit it big after winning $100,000 on a Maryland Lottery scratch-off ticket. The 66-year-old Hyattsville man bought the winner at an Exxon in Landover earlier this month. He took the ticket home with him and scratched it off later that night. He thought...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Alexandria, VA
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near Alexandria.
HCK Hot Chicken coming to Herndon shopping center
HCK Hot Chicken — sometimes called Hot Chikn Kitchn (that’s the HCK) — is setting up shop in Herndon. It’s coming to a 1,600 s.f. spot in the Village Center at Dulles shopping plaza. That’s the big center with the clocktower off Centreville Road at Sunrise...
VA Alexandria's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of Alexandria..
Large sandwich chain opens another location in Maryland
A major sandwich chain recently opened another new location in Maryland. Read on to learn more. On Friday, September 22, 2023, the growing sandwich franchise Jersey Mike's Subs celebrated the grand opening of its newest Maryland location in Fort Washington, according to an opening announcement posted on the company's official Facebook page.
$100,000 Winning Scratch-off Sold at MoCo 7-Eleven
A ride share driver is $100,000 richer after purchasing a winning lottery scratch-off ticket from the 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave. Full story below courtesy of MD Lottery:. A father of three who spends hours on the road every day making his living as a contractor for a ridesharing company, made a lucky stop to fuel up at a 7-Eleven in Silver Spring.
Seeing spotted lanternfly eggs? Scrape, smash, report them
Dead spotted lanternflies perch on a tree at Inwood Hill Park on September 26, 2022, in New York City. Spotted lanternflies, an insect native to Southeast Asia that scientists say arrived in the U.S. seven years ago, feed on the sap of more than 70 plant species, leaving them susceptible to disease and destruction from other pests. Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images.
This Maryland Kitchen Restaurant Offers a Broad Range of Flavors and Dishes in a Single Meal
In Maryland, people love "small plates" because they allow you to try a variety of different dishes in one meal. Small plates are like mini portions of various foods, which is great for tasting a wide range of flavors.
New sauce alert: McDonald’s draws from D.C., Chicago classic
McDonald’s will debut two new sauces at locations across the United States in October, with one of them being the fast food giant’s best take on mumbo sauce — AKA mambo sauce — a sweet and spicy classic with roots in Washington D.C. and Chicago.
Virginia Woman's Forgotten Powerball Ticket Nets $100K Maryland Lottery Windfall
While out with friends in Temple Hills earlier this year, a Springfield woman picked up a "Powerball" ticket in July when the jackpot topped $1 billion, something that is out of her wheel house, she says. The 75-year-old woman can't clearly remember the details surrounding the purchase of the $3...
Revealing Maryland's Most Expensive Restaurant: A Luxurious Dining Experience
Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or a personal achievement like graduation or a family function, certain moments in life call for the luxury of dining at some of America's finest restaurants.
Zelda Found Sanctuary And Tragic End Here
Ashevlle – One of the many historical markers along Broadway Street reads, “Zelda Fitzgerald: “Writer, artist, Jazz Age icon; wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. In 1948, she and 8 other patients died in fire at Highland Hospital, ¼ mile S. “So, we persist onward, vessels battling...
Neighborhood Expert: Top 5 things I would do if I were building a house
Laura Schwartz is a licensed Realtor in VA and D.C. with McEnearney Associates in Vienna. You can follow Laura on Instagram at @LauraSchwartzRealtor or her Facebook page. Laura can be reached at 703-283-6120 or [email protected]. As everyone knows, there’s a ton of new construction around Vienna and the Tysons...