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Top Blog Posts of the Week

Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.

Cheap Eats: 100 Best Bargain Restaurants Slideshow
The Washingtonian's annual guide to the area's 100 Best Bargain Restaurants just hit newsstands! We've got 27 new restaurants on the list, which you can read about in the June issue.

100 Best Bargain Restaurants: Gourmet Dining on a Budget
Here’s how you can enjoy the cooking of some of the region’s most celebrated chefs without busting the budget.

Sex and the City—and the Best Drinks to Have Beforehand
In celebration of the release of the Sex and the City movie, we’ve put together a list of favorite spots to break out the swizzle sticks and sip that are (relatively) near area movie theaters showing the film. Put on your favorite dress, gather the girls, grab a drink at one of these places, and then take in the movie.

Where & When: What to Do This Weekend
It’s Sex and the City time—and we have the best spots for premovie drinks. Plus a free Regina Spektor concert, free outdoor jazz, a free movie screening, a Race for the Cure cocktail happy hour, and lots more.

Staying Cool: Local Pools to Swim In
Nothing brings back summer childhood memories of melted ice cream cones and belly flops quite like the smell of chlorine. Poolside is the destination for area residents who can’t bear the heat and humidity of Washington’s summer. City and county recreation departments list neighborhood pools, but unexpected spots to cool off also can be found at area hotels.

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