Thai Food Worth Celebrating is at Zabb Thai in Manassas!

There’s something about great Thai food that makes it so much more memorable.

Maybe it’s because the flavors are so bold and spicy and the dishes are so aesthetically pleasing, but we believe finding the best Thai restaurant in a neighborhood is a conquest that, until completed, requires constant vigilance.

Thankfully, if you live in Manassas, you needn’t look further than Zabb Thai restaurant.

Zabb Restaurant

Zabb is all about celebrating great meals, great company and, well, celebrating you. The restaurant offers a trendier, more modern interior than most Manassas places, which makes the place a great destination for dates, girls’ nights out or even just an after-work gathering. The wait staff is superb to match the atmosphere.

But what makes Zabb so great, of course, is the food. Try the salt chili pork and just try to tell us you’re not in love. Looking for a classic? The pad thai wows even those who are Thai food experts.

Zabb also offers a range of vegetarian options, so you can be sure all palates will be happy to head over. Try the wonton soup (get it spicy if you cat take the heat!) and the green curry vegetable, a bright and coconut-y dish that will have you planning a return visit very soon.

Best of all, Zabb Thai restaurant is located close to home at Arcadia Run. Head over for a meal after dinner or stop by Zabb for one of their great lunch or happy hour specials.

We love the atmosphere, style and flavors at Zabb Thai restaurant. Hurry over and consider your Thai food exploration complete.

For more information, “like” Zabb Thai on Facebook!

Image: Zabb Thai

Make Grounds Central Station in Manassas Your New Café!

Not all coffee shops are created equal.

While some specialize in great coffee, others offer an ideal work environment. A certain coffee shop might have excellent service while others open up for great community events.

In Manassas, there’s one coffee shop that does it all: Grounds Central Station.

Grounds Central Station

This café that began as a one-person endeavor has become a community staple in Old Towne Manassas, and it draws people for its excellent roasts, live music and knowledgeable baristas. Pop into Grounds Central Station for a quick cup of piping hot coffee or spend a day there getting work done; the atmosphere is great for writing, reading and finishing a major assignment.

What draws us most to Grounds Central Station, though, is their commitment to the community. When we enter the coffee shop we know we’re at a place that loves this town as much as we do. So whether we’re coming in to catch up with friends over one of their creative lattes or checking out a local musician at one of their open mic nights, we always feel at home at Grounds Central Station.

Head over to Grounds Central Station and see for yourself! It might just become your new favorite coffee shop.

For more information and alerts about upcoming events, “like” Grounds Central Station on Facebook!

Grounds Central Station

Images courtesy of Fun Things To Do in Manassas and Grounds Central Station.

Ride Often and Ride On at Bull Run Bicycles in Manassas

Bull Run Bicycles is more than just a bike shop. It’s a homegrown, family-run Manassas mainstay that we love visiting for tune-ups, test rides or even just some great talk about riding.

The shop and its owners are wholly dedicated to the community, and with a name like Bull Run – The Battle of Bull Run kicked off the American Civil War near here in Manassas – you know it has the community and its storied history in mind first.

Bull Run Bicycles offers a range of bike-related services: you can purchase a new bike at Bull Run or get a fully tuned-up used bike at a competitive price. Bikes come with two years of unlimited adjustments and free tune-ups and the shop always has a mechanic on hand if you need a tune up or some help with your bike. And since the mechanic has spent more than 24 years focusing on bikes, you know your bike will be in safe hands at Bull Run.

Bull Run Bicycles Manassas

The shop also sells bike parts, gear and even unicycles, so any cycling needs you might have will certainly be satisfied at Bull Run.

To add to its community focus, Bull Run also hosts group rides that kick off at the shop, so whether you’re a beginner or an expert rider, you can find a group of like-minded cycling lovers in Manassas.

For more information on Bull Run Bicycles, follow them on Facebook!

Image: Bull Run Bicycles

You’re Invited to the Taste of Prince William Block Party July 13!

On July 13, the whole community is coming to Arcadia Run Apartments to celebrate Prince William County, and this is an event you don’t want to miss.

Taste of Prince William Block Party

The Taste of Prince William Block Party, held July 13 from 12 pm to 4 pm, will show off the best of what makes this community great: it will host more than 30 local businesses and vendors, and have tons of free food and drinks. And bring the kids, because the block party will also have a moon bounce, face painting and music! Grab some cotton candy, slide down the massive bounce house or check out some of the great clubs that you can join in the community. Local band West on 66 will be providing live entertainment, so this is going to be an afternoon that’s all about Prince William and we couldn’t be more excited.

Some of the businesses and groups coming to Prince William include the Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department, Top Choice Pet Care and Origami Owl! You can find a full list and RSVP to the event here.

But wait, there’s more! Arcadia Run will also be holding a sweepstakes for block party attendees and the winner gets a $250 Visa gift card! And the rules are simple: “Like” Arcadia Run on Facebook and check back every day between July 8-12 to answer daily clues about local businesses. Every correct answer puts you in the running for a $25 gift card from the featured local business and makes you eligible for the $250 Visa gift card.

Don’t forget, this event is free and open to the public, so whether you come the whole time or just for some popcorn, be sure to make it out to the Taste of Prince William Block Party! We can’t wait to see you!


Taste of Prince William Sweepstakes