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Buredo: Sushi and burritos wrapped into one

Are you tired of eating at the same few restaurants in Tenleytown? Buredo, a local restaurant chain specializing in burrito-sized sushi rolls, is guaranteed to bring excitement to your meal. I had been eyeing the restaurant ever since its opening in Tenleytown early this year, nestled in-between the Cava and Nando’s Peri-Peri. After a few

Portugal. The Man delights their fans

Alaskan Indie rockers Portugal. The Man landed in DC February 24 with lasers, psychedelic imagery and sound. They played a nearly two-hour set of their signature fusion of electro-glam ’60s rock for their fans at The Anthem, a new venue at the Wharf in Southwest. The production, music, and showmanship made it a concert to

DC Independent Film Festival is a little iffy

One Friday night in DC, we struggled to find something to do. Go out to dinner? Go see the new Fifty Shades movie (before seeing the first two)? Nothing seemed right. However, after doing a little research, we decided to go to the DC Independent Film Festival (IFF). We watched a trailer online for that

SZA delivers exceptional performance

If you know me, you know that I’m obsessed with SZA, and that’s honestly an understatement. When I first came across her Extended Play “Z,” I was immediately drawn in by “Sweet November” and “Ur.” After her four year hiatus and the drop of her highly anticipated debut album “Ctrl,” I fell in love with

A guide to the best bagels in Tenleytown

Wilson students have nearly unending options when it comes to breakfast, lunch, or after-school snacks. But it can be hard to know where to go if you are looking for something in particular, especially bagels. To help you out, I went to Whole Foods, Starbucks, Panera, and Dunkin’ Donuts to try their “everything” bagels. Here’s

Keeping you posted on “The Post”

A man types furiously on a typewriter. Soldiers decorate their faces with black and green paint. A trek into the forest turns into a deadly battle. Based on historical events, “The Post” mysteriously transitions into an office filled with classified papers, revealing the true plot of the movie: the controversy surrounding The New York Times’

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