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SER Restaurant to Serve Up Spanish-Inspired Comfort Food in Arlington

Ballston Business Improvement District Restaurant Challenge Winner Christiana Campos-Candon is teaming up with her husband and restaurateur Javier Candon, and award-winning chef Josu Zubikarai to open SER, a casual luxury eatery serving Spanish-inspired comfort foods at 1110 North Glebe Road in Arlington in February 2015, according to a news release from the venue. 

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The Hotlist: February 2015

2015 is poised to be a very good year for Ballston diners. February will see two high-profile openings, beginning with the up-and-running Kapnos Taverna, an offshoot of Mike Isabella's Kapnos. 

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And Now in Arlington...

Until now, a mediocre blow dry would cost $40. A good one, $55 and up. And if one's hair was unruly, some salons wanted $75. 

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Kapnos Taverna Opens in Ballston Tomorrow

"Top Chef" contestant Mike Isabella's first restaurant venture in Arlington is finally opening its doors tomorrow (Tuesday). 

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Obama to Visit Ballston Tomorrow

President Obama will tour a federal cybersecurity office in Arlington Tuesday afternoon. Obama is scheduled to visit the Ballston-based National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, which is part of the Dept. of Homeland Securirty. 

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Sweet Leaf to Open Ballston Location Next Month

Sweet Leaf Cafe is preparing to open its second location in Arlington next month in the county's most popular spot for new restaurants. 

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Pizza Vinoteca in Ballston to Open Next Week

Pizza Vinoteca, the latest restaurant flocking to Ballston, is planning to open next Thursday, Dec. 11.

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Ramen Restaurant Coming to Ballston

Another restaurant owned by Top Chef contestant Mike Isabella is coming to 4000 Wilson Blvd in Ballston, but this one will be focused on ramen noodles and Japanese food. 

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Big Changes Coming to Ballston Metro Plaza

Changes are coming to the plaza surrounding the Ballston Metro Station. 

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Interactive 'Eye' Art Installation Launches in Ballston

The eyes have it. A new art installation featuring interactive LED-lit eyes launched today at the final Ballston Farmers Market of the season. 

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