Thursday, August 1, 2013

Botanica Boricua | Eyes on the Pike

Botanica Boricua, a colorful and unusual emporium purveying traditional and specialized potions, preparations, and an eclectic range of religious and mystical supplies, is located at 2634 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.

Dubessa Family | Lideta Gebeya Ethiopian store

The Lideta Gebeya Ethiopian store at 2630 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, is run by the Dubessa family.

Pictured, left to right in the family group, are: Yesak, Fetene, Nico, Sina, and Wude Dubessa.

The store carries Ethiopian foods including injera made by hand onsite, plus Ethiopian music and crafts.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.

Swank Tailor

Swank Custom Tailoring is at 2628 Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA.

Pictured is their experienced tailor, Enrique Viscarra, and the manager, Ranulfo Jimenez.
The owner of the store is Jin Hee Na.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.

BoxCartel in concert

Boxcartel, a band based in the Alcova Heights neighborhood along Columbia Pike, played at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse as part of an event sponsored by StreetCar.Now to rally support in the community for the proposed light rail system along the Pike.

Thanks to Pat Kehs of the band for his help.

Photography by Ian Hardman.

New Views | Pike in the summer

Photographs of street scenes, activities, and people along Columbia Pike.

Photography by Ian Hardman.