Monday, March 4, 2013
Latest Arlington fitness club is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Exercise Nation Fitness Club opened its newest location Monday in the Falstead Building at 1058 S. Walter Reed Drive, near the Columbia Pike intersection. The fitness club is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "We are very excited to join the Arlington community. Our newly remodeled location is convenient for everyone who wants the best workout experience possible," Exercise Nation CEO Diana Dutt said in a statement. "Members matter at Exercise Nation. We aim to provide a comfortable atmosphere, a ton of equipment, tanning, hydro-massage, red light therapy, personal training and more…" Red light therapy is supposed to have anti-aging effects. Through March 13, new members can join for a $39 startup fee, $10 per month an an annual fee…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The store is located at 4501 North Fairfax Drive.
Potomac River Running will open a new location in Ballston early this month. “We wanted more visibility for our store,” said Keira D’Amato, the company's director of marketing. “The new location is closer to the trails. We wanted to make it as convenient as possible for everyone.” The new store will open at 4501 N. Fairfax Drive and replace the existing store at 3924 Wilson Boulevard. The new store will offer the same services and products as the current location, including free group runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays, D’Amato said. The store will host a grand opening event, but details have not yet been finalized. Do you have a tip about a new business opening in Arlington? Email Clarendon Patch Editor Rachel Hatzipanagos at rachelh@patch.…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The gourmet pizza spot brings 'extreme' flavor combinations.
Extreme Pizza hopes to open in the Pentagon City area soon, bringing pizza with offbeat toppings such as mandarin oranges. “We have extreme flavor profiles,” said John Manecke, co-owner of the restaurant who lives in Arlington. Some of those “extreme pizzas” include the “Ragin' Rooster” with barbecue chicken and red onions, and the “Holy Cow!” with four different kinds of cheeses. The pizza place will be located at at 1419 S. Fern St., across from the Costco. Manecke hopes to open in March, but said a firm opening date hasn't been set as his team works through permitting and construction issues. Extreme Pizza is part of a California-based restaurant. It also has a carry-out location in Vienna. The upcoming Arlington restaurant would be the…
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The frozen yogurt shop will be opening in the spring.
A FroZenYo shop is opening up in Rosslyn in the spring. “We love the area, I’m very familiar with it,” said co-owner Gary Bobcek. The frozen yogurt eatery will be located at 1735 Lynn St., at the International Place building. The concept is self-serve, with an option of 16 different toppings. Items are charged by their weight. “We have all fresh fruits, nuts, cookie toppings,” Bobceck said. “They can put on as much as they would like or as little as they like.” FroZenYo also has locations in Ballston and Crystal City.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
What type of business would best fit this location?
The Smoothie King on Wilson Boulevard across from Ballston Common Mall has closed. With this prime location now vacant, we want to know what Arlington residents want to see here. With Pizza Autentica and Matsutake Sushi & Steak as neighbors, what kind of business would best suit this location? What are we lacking in this part of Ballston? We want to hear from you! Tell us in the comments what you would like to see go here.
Friday, August 5, 2011
New frozen yogurt shop opens Friday.
As it turns out, 35 minutes is a perfectly acceptable wait for free frozen yogurt. Eve Radin and Janelle Knott, both of Clarendon and both big fans of the frozen yogurt craze, waited that long Thursday night for free servings at the new Pinkberry location on Fillmore Street at Clarendon Boulevard. The two friends go for yogurt about once a month, and say they will definitely be back for more. "I think (Pinkberry) is the best," Radin said. The store handed out free yogurt from 6 to 10 p.m. to hype Friday's opening, though the line started forming around 5 -- eventually wrapping around the corner of the block. Founded in 2005 in California, Pinkberry is sometimes credited with starting the frozen yogurt sensation to which shops like …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Pinkberry opens in Clarendon on Friday.
To hype its Clarendon location opening on Friday, Pinkberry is giving away frozen yogurt from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The free treats will be full-sized, with all signature yogurt flavors available -- including original, chocolate, mango, pomegranate, watermelon and salted caramel. A full range of toppings also will be available free of charge. Arlington's first Pinkberry, at 1220 N. Fillmore St., will officially open for business at 11 a.m. Friday, just around the corner from Clarendon's resident frozen yogurt joint, Red Mango. With temperatures expected in the high 80s, lines could form early for a free refreshing treat.