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Dining app helps make decision with discount

There’s a new restaurant app in the DC area gaining popularity among diners. It’s called Spotluck and with a spin it helps you decide where to eat and always gives you a discount.

Fine Art for as low as $100

Looking for some fine art for the home or the office? The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) will present it’s popular C-Note Art Sale. We’re talking more than 300 pieces of original artwork by notable artists going for as low as $100.

Potential buyers can preview the works available during gallery hours between Sept 9-15th. On Thursday, the 15th at 5pm guests will line up to buy the art right off the walls!

Available artworks include pieces made exclusively for this event by stone sculptor David Petlowany, painter Connie Slack, watercolor artist Dana Ann Scheurer, printmaker Joseph Craig English and fiber artist Candiss Cole. The sale will also feature contemporary ceramic pieces by Ann Batton and Thomas Clarkson, colorful mixed media pieces by local favorites Ann Barbieri, Laurie Fields and Gina Cochran. Sophisticated jewelry pieces by Geoffrey Giles, Caroline Viene, and Erica Zap. As well as exciting hand pulled prints by Stephanie George and Paula Wachsstcok and fantastic photographs by award winning artists Catherine Day, Marie Gruber and Laura Howell.

The sale of the artwork will continue during extended gallery hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 16 – 18, 2011. The fundraiser supports GRACE’s exhibitions, educational programing and the participating artists – many of whom are donating their entire portion of the sale of their work to GRACE.

JOT IT DOWN!
What: Annual C-Note Art Sale
Who: Greater Reston Arts Center
Where: Reston Town Center – 12001 Market Street, Suite #103, Reston, VA 20190
Preview Artwork: 11am – 5pm Friday, September 9-14, 2011, 11am – 4pm Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sale Begins: 5pm – 8pm, Thursday, September 15
Sale Continues: 11am-8pm Friday, September 16 and 11am-5pm Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September, 18

Cost: Event is free. No tickets required.

WSC opens doors to Irene victims

Are you still dealing with Irene? Don’t have power.. hot water. Washington Sports Clubs are opening their doors to victims.
From now until September 15th WSC will welcome those who need use of it’s facilities. Whether it’s a hot shower, to charge a cell phone battery or simply to recharge your own battery with a work out… the door is open.

To find a club near you visit mysportsclubs.com
Must be 18 or older.

MORE: Hurricane Irene Complete Coverage

Restaurant Week: Just say “XOXO”

Grab your spoon and fork. Restaurant week is in full swing DC. Here’s a tip for one of OMG’s favorite spots  Art & Soul.  Now through August 28th Art Smith’s famous restaurant (with rockin’ patio) is offering 3-course world class foodfor a fixed price all week.

Mention ‘XOXO’ during breakfast and receive 50% off of Art Start menu items or do it during Sunday brunch and get a round of free mimosas or bloody marys.

MORE: Participating Restaurants

 

Cost Couture: COSTCO’s wedding gowns are here

I tweeted a while back that COSTCO was carrying wedding gowns- designer ones in fact. Couture dresses by Kirstie Kelly start at 40% off retail. Gowns going for less than $1,000.

PHOTOS: See the dresses

Are you a bride-to-be on a budget? Check out Costco’s series of trunk show making it’s way through Northern VA.

Kirstie Kelly Trunk Show at COSTCO
Aug 4- Aug 7th
14390 Chantilly Crossing Ln
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 885-5541

One of my fave’s from Kelly’s collection

 

 

For the dress fanatic

Bridesmaids, mothers of brides, and even guests, social butterflies listen up! Carine’s Bridal Atelier is now selling designer evening wear too.
The couture bridal boutique known for it’s gorgeous dresses now has a line of gowns fit for a bridesmaid or gala-goer.
Carine will kick off wedding parties, galas, and balls with a collection from the Monique Lhuillier, ML line and Theia. She’ll also carry a special Holiday Evening Wear collection from these two lines starting in October.  I love the bronze Monique Lhuillier in the middle below– trying to convince the little sister to choose that for the bridesmaids!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:Carine’s Bridal will hold a special Trunk show from September 6th until the 12th. There will be a showcase of collections and a 10% discount.

Mikea Turner contributed to this report.

Fun tribute to military

Kings Dominion paid tribute to American soldiers,  in a blood-rushing, adrenaline pumping, explosive way. Military service members spent the day at the amusement park for FREE, riding the infamous coasters and enjoying the fireworks with their family.

WATCH: Coverage on WUSA9

MORE: Plan a visit to Kings Dominion

This was Kings Dominion’s 2nd annual military tribute, honoring those who serve. There was a special fireworks show and evena moment of silence in the park to remember those lives lost at war.

Video by L.I.A.M. Productions, LLC

District Sample Sale Tickets On Sale Tues

District Sample Sale tickets go on sale Tuesday at 10 AM. Whoo hoo!

Be first to score your way in the door to the Spring’s biggest shopping event of the season. Click here for tickets!

What we're diggin at DC Restaurant Week

DC’s Restaurant Week is right around the corner so what are you in the mood for?!? Check out Tricia Barba’s write up for WeLoveDC.com. She taps into the hungry minds of local media to see where they’ll be cashin’ in on great 3 course cuisines. My top picks... Chef Geoff’s, WILDFIRE, Bistro Bis and Bourbon Steak. I really wanna try Blacksalt– I hear their seafood is to die for.

There are more than 200 places participating this month.. check out the DC Restaurant Week list of deals here.  Don’t worry friends who never leave VA.. there are restaurants in Virginia and Maryland taking part with specials too.

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