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Celebrate Earth Day With a Toast to Going Green

Celebrate Earth Day With a Toast to Going Green

What better way to kick off the celebration of this year’s Earth Day than toasting it with a number of excellent “green” wines! Gather up some friends this Saturday, April 18, and head to Screwtop Wine Bar and Cheese Shop in Arlington (Clarendon) to participate in this month’s feature wine class “Going Green,” where you’ll get to learn more and understand the differences between organic, sustainable and biodynamic wines. Wine Educator and certified Wine PhD Amanda Page will be teaching the sit-down class from 12:30-2 p.m. The price is $49.99 per person. The wine tasting will also come with a selection of organic cheeses. …

Perplexed and Proud in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Perplexed and Proud in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Perplexed and Proud in Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 10, 2012

Why I went here? I have not been to Buenos Aires, much less to South America. From what I read, it was the best city to immerse myself; firstly, as a single female traveler and secondly, as someone who has traveled within much of Western Europe. The city is very much like Europe in many ways and the people themselves have plenty of Italian and Spanish customs, however, the Portenos (people who live in Buenos Aires) are quite the characters in their own unique ways. …