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The Burger Joint Creates the Strasburger

The Burger Joint, which recently opened its first Arlington store in the Lyon Village Shopping Center, has unveiled its latest menu item: the “Strasburger.” It’s — of course — an homage to rookie Nationals pitcher and new local hero Stephen Strasburg.

The sandwich features a beef patty, a hot dog (for Strasburg’s pro debut with the Phoenix Desert Dogs), “Syracuse orange” cheddar cheese (for his promotion to the Triple-A Syracus Chiefs) and 14 pickle slices (for his 14 strikeouts last night).

In what could be described as a tribute to Strasburg’s record-breaking $15.1 million contract, the Strasburger costs a whopping $10.99. But what you get is pretty tasty.

The burger, which has garnered plenty of local media attention, follows a long and storied tradition of naming sandwiches after sports stars whose last name ends in “burg” or “berger” (see: The Roethlisburger).

Let’s hope that The Burger Joint’s Lyon Village store can — as a tribute to Strasburg’s fast ball — speed up service. It was taking a full half an hour for burgers to be made around lunchtime last Thursday.

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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