Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Boundary Stone mentioned in the 11/30/2012 Google Local DC Washington DC newsletter

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Note that Bloomingdale's Boundary Stone is mentioned below!

Friday, November 30, 2012
Hot This Week
Share your #HolidayHorrorStory
Ah, the holidays. Steaming mugs of hot cocoa, twinkling lights and festive sweaters, delicious cookie swap parties... and the shattered heirloom champagne flute one of your guests accidentally knocked over. Blow a fuse after plugging in all of your holiday lights? Accidentally regift the fruitcake to the person who gave it to you? Share an awkward moment under the mistletoe with a coworker? There’s always something. What’s your #HolidayHorrorStory? Join the conversation by using the hashtag above on Google+ and Twitter. Your pick just may wind up in our next newsletter!
Local Highlights
Neighborly Grub
Boundary Stone

This Bloomingdale gastropub is more than your average watering hole — boasting a hearty variety of whiskey and a slew of seasonally-rotating local draught beers, it's no wonder Boundary Stone is a favorite. The long, handsome bar and wooden booths are crafted from reclaimed wood. Paired with its neighborly service, Boundary Stone feels like home.
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Not Your Average Market
Union Market

Get really local with a visit to the brand new Union Market! If you haven't been to this indoor farmers market yet you are missing out. The variety of high quality, locally sourced vendors (think butchers, bakers and pickle makers) combined with the tantalizing dining options (cupcakes, an oyster bar and everything in-between) make Union Market the perfect destination.
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Maki on the Go

Kaz Okochi of Kaz Sushi Bistro brings his cutting-edge sushi skills to this mod fast-casual maki paradise in Golden Triangle. Lunchers on the go rejoice — this "sushi revolution" churns out freshly made, reasonably priced made-to-order rolls lickety split. Whether you like your seafood smoked or spicy, dolloped with extra wasabi or paired with fresh veggies, OhFish! has something for everyone.
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It's the holiday (tipping) season!
Tipping isn't just for bartenders and servers anymore. Who are you tipping this holiday season and how much are you giving? Tell us what you think of holiday tipping by taking the Zagat tipping survey.
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Save the Date
December 7
12:00 PM
Hangout on Air with Ryan Van Sickle
Tune in for a Google+ Hangout that will be broadcast live with singer songwriter Ryan Van Sickle as he talks about his journey to music, his love of house tours and what we can expect from his upcoming album. He'll be answering your questions and playing a few songs for us, so be sure to join the fun!
November 30 - December 2
Zagat at Pentagon City
Headed to Pentagon City for some holiday shopping this weekend? Join us at the Zagat Lounge, where we’ll be gathering opinions for the DC Shopping and Food Lovers Survey! Take a break from the crowds, lounge in comfortable couches and share your thoughts on local places. You could walk away with some sweet swag (stocking stuffers anyone?) as a thank you for your efforts. Can't make it out this weekend? No worries! You can rate and review local specialty shops from the comfort of your own home here. You may even be eligible for a free thank you gift!
December 8 - 9
Zagat at Union Market
Join us and our friends at Zagat at Union Market where we’ll be gathering opinions for the DC Shopping and Food Lovers Survey. Drink an espresso or munch on an empanada while rating and reviewing neighborhood shops. We may even have some fun Google-y trinkets to thank you for participating.

Be sure to watch out for next week's newsletter, with more tips, highlights and stories.
The Google Local DC Community Team
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