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Crystal Couture Show & Sale
The 8th annual Crystal Couture Show & Sale closed its doors and rolled up the runway on Saturday after a successful three days of shopping, fashion, and fun. The Crystal City Business Improvement District would like to extend its heartfelt thank you to all Crystal Couture designers, boutiques and vendors, the make-up, hair, and style teams, the dozens of beautiful professional models, our incredibly lively hosts (Sarah Fraser, Paul Wharton, and Tommy McFly of 94.7 FRESH FM), Advanced Productions for a flawless set-up, Vornado/Charles E. Smith for hosting, and of course, Maggy Francois and her team for a professionally curated and choreographed runway production to rival the best in the fashion world. Mark your calendars for the first weekend of February 2017!

Wednesday Night Spins
2345 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays in March - 6pm to 9pm
Calling all cyclists and adrenaline junkies! Registration is now open for Wednesday Night Spins. The race series brings indoor bike races to Crystal City every Wednesday in March. Due to popular demand, this year’s series includes a Women’s Open Race. With the unpredictable weather and a quiet local race calendar, March is the perfect time for an indoor race and provides the perfect pre-season training program.

Crystal City Construction Updates
Pardon our dust as we continue to transform! Get the latest on Crystal City area transit and roadway construction projects on the Crystal City/Pentagon City Construction Update page. You can also sign-up directly for updates from Arlington County. Click here for the latest update.

sweetgreen Opening
sweetgreen - 2200 Crystal Drive
February 11, 10:30am - 10:00pm
Join sweetgreen for the opening of their Crystal City location. 100% of the proceeds from their opening day go to their local sweetgreen in schools partner, FRESHFARM markets, to support their Matching Dollars program.

Diamonds and Desserts with the Junior League of Washington
1625 Crystal Square Arcade
February 10 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join the Junior League of Washington at Tossed & Found's kickoff event! In addition to the jewelry sparkles, delicious local restaurants, caterers and bakeries are lined up to provide desserts. Come enjoy a memorable evening of sips, sweets, music and sparkles! Tickets: $25 advance; $30 at the door. Click here to purchase. Every ticket purchased for the event includes a raffle entry to win a gorgeous bracelet!

The 15-Minute MBA
DeVry University - 2450 Crystal Drive
February 10, 5PM - 8PM
Join the metro president, experienced faculty, caring staff and administration for the grand re-opening ceremony and business showcase of DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. Guests can experience the Keller difference by participating in live Master of Business Administration courses throughout the evening in 15 minute increments. Click here for more info.

Events at TechShop
TechShop - 2100 Crystal Drive
TechShop has a bunch of great events coming up. On Wednesday, check out the launch of a new product from Three Pedals. On Tuesday, February 9th, they will hold a special event on "Unlocking 3D Printing's Potential for the Pentagon." February 18th brings TechStyle to TechShop. You can learn more about these, and other great events, on their Meetup page.

The Power of Color at Gallery Underground
Gallery Underground - 2100 Crystal Drive
February
In February, Gallery Underground features “The Power of Color” in the Focus Gallery. From an emotionally-intense red to calming blue and "is it the absence of color?" white, color can truly stimulate or sooth us. In addition to the February Members Show in the Main Gallery, they’re also featuring a small exhibition from our Community Artists Mentoring Program.

Highline RxR's One Year Anniversary
Highline RxR - 2010 Crystal Drive
February 9th
Come celebrate Highline RxR's one year anniversay on February 9th as they debut the new seasonal cocktail menu. They'll have live music, food & drink specials, and some weird and rare craft beers on draft.

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Morton's The Steakhouse
1750 Crystal Drive
February 12th - 14th
Morton's The Steakhouse - Arlington is celebrating Valentine's weekend from February 12-14. For a taste of the good life, come celebrate love and eat your heart out with us! They are featuring a Morton's Steak and Lobster Menu for only $55. Please contact 703-418-1444 directly for details.

WeWork is Open
WeWork has officially opened it’s doors in Crystal City! WeWork is the platform for creators, which provides the space, community, and services you need to make a life, not just a living. WeWork members are creators who range from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startups, to artists, small businesses and even divisions of large corporations. Learn more and book a tour today.

Mardi Gras at King Street Blues
Come enjoy Mardi Gras at King Street Blues with such New Orleans favorites as Jambalaya Pasta, Louisiana Gumbo, Red Beans and Rice, and our famous Po' Boy sandwiches -Andouille Sausage, Fried Shrimp, Fried Catfish or our French Quarter. If you can't join us at the restaurant, take Mardi Gras back to your office to go.


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