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“I’ve been hearing about Lucky Danger in DC ever since it opened late last year. I’ve missed my favorite neighborhood spot for carefully crafted American Chinese food since I left Houston to move to NoVA last May. That means I’ve got a date with General Tso that I simply can’t miss.” –Alice Levitt, food editor/critic
Team USA All Day
“After being pushed back a year, I’m totally ready to be immersed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. As much as I love winter, the summer Olympics have to be my favorite of the two. Every four years my TV schedule is packed with gymnastics, swimming, handball, water polo, and so much more that I don’t even know how I fit it in. This year, I’m making it my mission to watch at least one race/contest for each of these NoVA Olympians. Fingers crossed that I don’t need a 3 a.m. alarm to do so.” –Michele Kettner, associate digital & research editor
“I love obstacle courses, so my heart leapt when I saw that a huge new one just opened to the public at Quantico. I can’t wait to try out my Ninja Warrior moves on the floating boards, sway steps, and Ninja steps.” –Kelly Kendall, editor
“Bookstores are great because you get the instant gratification of buying something, but you can act like you’re taking part in an intellectual activity at the same time. Since I’ll be going to Bards Alley, on our list, I can also tell myself it’s career advancement.”–James Finley, senior editor