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Gucci Celebrates Opening of New Store at Tysons Galleria with Private Party Hosted by John Legend


Arlington Spa Celebrates 1st Year, Gives Back to Community

The following was sent to us by Jessica Hahn:

Royal Essence Skin Care and Nail Salon located at 4767 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA, celebrates its first year in business by giving back to women in the community.

Women who are fighting breast cancer or attending breast cancer support groups at Virginia Hospital Center (1701 N. George Mason Drive) will be receiving free manicures and pedicures from owner Anh Vu and her staff.

This will take place from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. today.

Shoplifting Incident at Ballston Mall

Late afternoon on Tuesday October 5, there was a shoplifting incident in Ballston Common Mall in Arlington, VA. A woman attacked the store’s manager with mace after shoplifting, and sent four other mall bystanders to the hospital with the pepper spray as well.

Arlington County police said the woman was allegedly stealing from the Payless shoe store. When the manager tried to confront her, she sprayed the mace and it harmed the manager and four other bystanders.

WUSA9’s Lindsey Mastis was at the scene shortly after the incident. The mall was not evacuated after the incident and the alleged shoplifter managed to run away.

Pink Streaks in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October 1-31

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

So Lofty Salon & Wellness Center in Vienna is offering


for just $10 each. No appointment necessary.

Clarendon Day 2010

On Saturday, September 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. come celebrate the 13th Annual Clarendon Day! Clarendon is Arlington’s original downtown and this year there will be a full day of music, art, kids’ activities, health screenings, fitness classes and more! The event will take place rain or shine and this year it is sponsored by the Clarendon Alliance and Virginia Hospital Center Foundation. Find out what tunes, eats, shopping and fitness activities the day has to offer. 

EVERY Week in Crystal City

Crystal City has lots of activities to offer that you may not know about!


EVERY Monday: Water Park Yoga. On Mondays at 7:00 a.m. you can enjoy outdoor yoga at the Crystal City Water Park across the street from 1750 Crystal Drive.


EVERY Tuesday: Freshfarm Markets. On Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. until October 26th there is a farmer's market between 18th and 20th Street on Crystal Drive.


EVERY Wednesday: Outdoor Zumba. On Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. there is Outdoor Zumba in the Coutyard at 2345 Crystal Drive.


EVERY Friday: Hub Spin. On Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Revolution Cycles City Hub at 220 20th Street.

Lululemon Athletica in Clarendon Offers Your Weekend Fitness

Lululemon Athletica of Clarendon is offering some fun group fitness activities this weekend. On Saturday, August 28, runners of all levels are invited to join the Team Lemon Clarendon, the Lululemon community running group, at 9:00 a.m. for a run through Arlington. The run will start at end at the Lululumon store located at 2847 Clarendon Boulevard. The running group will run anywhere from 4-6 miles.

On Sunday, Lululemon of Clarendon invites you out for even more! At 7:00 p.m. the store offers a complimentary one hour long yoga class. Bring a mat if you have one, but if you don't - don’t sweat it! There are extras in the store for students to borrow. Are you training for a half marathon or a marathon for this fall? Come join the training group at 7:00 a.m. for a longer mileage run! You can call Lululemon at 703-807-0539 if you have any questions.