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DC/NoVA Frequent Traveler Meetup Reminder (February 17th)

I would like to remind you of our meet up event on February 17th in Old Town Alexandria (DC metro area).

Myself and Ed from Pizza in Motion are the hosts, and we welcome local travelers and not-so-locals-who-feel-like-popping-into-the-area-alike.

The hashtag for the event is #GeekyPizza

What you get if you google "Geeky Pizza"
What you get if you google “Geeky Pizza”

It starts at 6pm on February 17th at:

John Strongbow’s Tavern at 710 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Stop by and meet fellow travelers, catch up with old friends, and shoot the breeze over some fantastic drinks.

This tavern specializes in European wines and beer from historic vineyards and breweries.  The wine selection only has a mild markup, so I’ve been spoiled by it lately.  ($8 for a glass of Chinon-region Cabernet Franc as compared to the $8 for a glass of Sycamore Lane elsewhere).

Happy hour goes until 7pm, but if you pre-register for this event, you will get happy hour until 8pm.

John Strongbow’s is owned by veterans and serves a variety of European dishes in addition to your typical pub bar snacks.  It is located off the King Street stop on the Blue Line.  If you do not want to walk from the metro station, there is a free Old Town shuttle that stops right nearby.  (The cross streets are Columbus and Washington).

Ed and I will be present, of course, and look forward to meeting all of you.

For any travel die-hards who want to attend from afar, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco is two blocks away.  There’s also a Hilton, Embassy Suites, and Wyndham by the metro station.  There nearest Hyatt is the Reagan Airport one, about a three-mile Uber drive away.

We look forward to seeing you!

About Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

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4 comments

  1. Very much looking forward to this. Been in the Mileage and points game for a few years now and excited about meeting with fellow travelers and mileage junkies.

  2. Oh, I do hope to make this event and meet you (and other rabid travelers).

  3. I’m looking forward to you event. I RSVP’d for my wife Susan and I, but we will not arrive until sometime after 7 or 7:30. Wednesday is a dialysis day so we can not show up until after that.

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