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08-11-2008, 05:46 PM
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I recently had a bison burger at Fudruckers. It was pretty tasty.
I've didn't try it, but my BFF really liked the bison burger from Ted's Montana Grill. The one in Crystal City is closer to home, but there's one on Wilson Blvd. by Kettler...convenient for post practice eats!

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08-11-2008, 07:33 PM
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Gordon Biersch used to be high on my list, but the last few times i went i felt they were slipping...


Fuddruckers is the only place i can go to get a burger, have no one else in the place, and still wait 20 minutes.
The girl I share an office with moonlights at the Gordon Biersch in Tysons.

I'm pretty sure it's a crime if you DON'T give a manager a little extra something on the side.

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Off topic a little bit; Are there any good/cheap hotels that are around the rink. I'm looking to come down for the Canucks/Caps game and also check out DC. I'd prefer to be around all the major sites but also decent distance from the rink. Also, most importantly, not in a bad part of town.

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08-16-2008, 04:31 PM
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Off topic a little bit; Are there any good/cheap hotels that are around the rink. I'm looking to come down for the Canucks/Caps game and also check out DC. I'd prefer to be around all the major sites but also decent distance from the rink. Also, most importantly, not in a bad part of town.

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I doubt you're going to find much thats cheap and decent in the city, but the rink is literally right on top of a Metro station, so anywhere in the DC area on a metro line would be plenty convenient to the rink and the sites. I'd recommend Arlington or Alexandria.

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And on the Bison Burger topic, Ted's is indeed delicious. The Blue Creek Burger (bleu cheese and bacon) is amazing.

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Fuddrucker's isn't horrible, if you're living in a suburb or something. But there's no way I would ever suggest anyone to go to one in DC. There's probably 60 places within a two block radius of Fuddrucker's that are a better choice. That would be a complete waste of a meal in Chinatown.
Anywhere in the metropolitan DC area where there is a Fudruckers, you can get to a 5 guys. 10 times the taste for roughly the same cost, if not less.

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Off topic a little bit; Are there any good/cheap hotels that are around the rink. I'm looking to come down for the Canucks/Caps game and also check out DC. I'd prefer to be around all the major sites but also decent distance from the rink. Also, most importantly, not in a bad part of town.

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There's a Comfort Inn in Ballston a few blocks from Kettler and the Orange Line Metro. If you have a rental car it's right by 66 East which goes to Constitution Avenue in Downtown DC.

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Off topic a little bit; Are there any good/cheap hotels that are around the rink. I'm looking to come down for the Canucks/Caps game and also check out DC. I'd prefer to be around all the major sites but also decent distance from the rink. Also, most importantly, not in a bad part of town.

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PRICELINE - Name your own price

The last time I got a hotel in DC I was about 5 min metro ride away from the mall and spent 65 bucks a night on a 4 star room. And as long as you are close to a metro station you are going to be fine. DC isn't that big at all so getting around is very easy.

Since I live near DC I don't get hotels there much. But I travel a lot and I think Priceline is awesome. In the last year I got rooms in Downtown DC, Baltimore inner harbor, Orlando right next to Universal, and d-town NYC for less than 80 bucks a night. And all of the rooms I got were very good.

Give it a try, even if it doesn't work the first time try again in a day or two. I have always got great deals with that service.

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Hello All,

I was just wondering if any of you guys knew where there might be a good place to join an adult league around the Alexandria neighborhood. I'm just looking to get out on the ice and play without getting killed.

Any suggestions you guys have would be appreciated. Thanks a bunch.

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I'm hearing 3rd week of september (e5)

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The mt vernon rink has an adult house league. Kettler is close as well.

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Traveling to Washington Over March Break

hey guys,i was wondering you can help me out

my dad and i are wanting to come to washington over march break


can you give me some pros and cons about the city,,

some hotels that we could stay at

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The mt vernon rink has an adult house league. Kettler is close as well.
Thank you very much. I was looking at Kettler and I've been there before. How is that Mt. Vernon place?

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08-24-2008, 08:35 PM
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if you are able, i would suggest staying somewhere near the museums - the Smithsonian is an impressive array, ranging from Art to Science to History - each museum could take days to see everything.

also, the Lincoln & Jefferson memorials are cool places, and Arlington Cemetery is pretty surreal.

perhaps look here for some more specific info.

there is a very good subway system as well called 'Metro'

good dining all around, just try not to end up in the South East part of town.

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Stay anywhere that's close to Metro access and you're golden for almost anything you might want to do.

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some other questions

are caps tickets hard to get???


are they over priced-we went down to nyc last year,and we went to a ranger game,we over paid but got amazing value for the tickets..

hotels- we are willing to be a lot of a hotel room,we stayed right in time square last year at a very very nice hotel.,what are sum hotel that we could stay at?

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some other questions

are caps tickets hard to get???


are they over priced-we went down to nyc last year,and we went to a ranger game,we over paid but got amazing value for the tickets..

hotels- we are willing to be a lot of a hotel room,we stayed right in time square last year at a very very nice hotel.,what are sum hotel that we could stay at?
At that time of year they probably will be (no more Redskins, likely playoff run, etc); you'd probably be best served to get them ahead of time if you know what dates you're looking at.

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The mt vernon rink has an adult house league. Kettler is close as well.
Thanks again for your suggestions and for not being an idiot like some others can't help but be.

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At that time of year they probably will be (no more Redskins, likely playoff run, etc); you'd probably be best served to get them ahead of time if you know what dates you're looking at.
second or third week of march

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second or third week of march
The only home games around then are the 8th and 14th. Both should be sold out (or close); the 8th is against the Pens, which always draws well, and the 14th is against the Canes (not a draw in and of itself, but it's a Saturday and there's a decent chance we'll be racing the Canes for the division title again).

The week after, I believe, is the Frozen Four (part of the reason the Caps have such a long road trip right then). Tickets to that will be very, very hard to come by (you had to enter a lottery to get them firsthand, and they'll probably be expensive if you try to get them secondhand).

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thanks

im from canada, and i know for a fact that u hockey is hugee in the us


how much are tickets for the frozen four????


is it better than the Ohl?



im a season ticket holder in kitchener

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thanks

im from canada, and i know for a fact that u hockey is hugee in the us


how much are tickets for the frozen four????


is it better than the Ohl?



im a season ticket holder in kitchener
I think Frozen Four tickets were running over $100 per game (and you had to get a whole set), but I don't remember for certain. Needless to say there will probably be a healthy markup if you can find someone willing to sell you some tickets.

I can't/won't comment on how it compares to OHL/Memorial Cup, because that's something that (I think) gets somewhat hotly debated on hfboards.

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