Saturday, February 9, 2013
Looking for a King Cake? Here's where to find them, as well as other local Mardis Gras specials and events.
If you're looking for somewhere local to celebrate Mardi Gras, Herndon has options. Here's where to find them: • Jimmy's Old Town Tavern Jimmy's is hosting Mardi Gras specials up until Tuesday. Jimmy's has Cajun food, beverages and music, providing a taste of New Orleans. From 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Tuesday, head over to play casino games for charity. There will be a DJ, dancing, free beads, prizes and more. • Great Harvest Bread Co. Downtown Herndon's Great Harvest Bread is celebrating Fat Tuesday with King Cakes. However, those who want to make sure to get one need to stop in Tuesday for their King Cake. • Breakers Sky Lounge Breakers Sky Lounge in the Clocktower shopping center is hosting a Maris Gras party Saturday the 16th with no …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Owner Jimmy Cirrito made the announcement on Super Bowl Sunday.
During Super Bowl Sunday Jimmy's Old Town Tavern owner Jimmy Cirrito made a big announcement for the restaurant and bar. Cirrito said the restaurant has been in downtown Herndon for 16 years and opened with a lot of help from family and friends, and now he has plans for expansion. He said the owners of the Tele-Fix at 695 Spring St., next door are planning to retire and close their business in March and he hopes to make use of the space. Cirrito's possible expansion plans include new bathrooms, a better kitchen, an outdoor beer garden and the possibility of brewing beer on site. However, the ambitious plan will require support from the community, he said. Watch the attached YouTube clip from the Mike O'Meara Show to hear the announcement…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Looking for where the Super Bowl parties and specials are? We've got the details on where to watch the game in Herndon.
If you're still unsure of where you should go on Super Bowl Sunday, there are plenty of places to watch the Ravens take on the 49ers in Herndon — and plenty of specials and giveaways. Here's the details on where to watch the Super Bowl in Herndon: • The Breeze Restaurant and Sports Bar - The Breeze will have a barbecue buffet on Super Bowl Sunday. They'll also have drink specials and prizes and televisions in the dining room. One of the prizes is a 32" Phillips LED flat screen TV. Diners have to spend $15 to register to win and the winner will be announced after the game is over. Click here for details. • Jimmy's Old Town Tavern - Jimmy's will host its 16th annual Super Bowl Bash with the crew from the Mike O'Meara Show. Uncle Dave's …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern celebrated its second King of the Wings win with a special chicken dance.
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern won Northern Virginia Magazine's King of the Wings contest for the second year in a row. The first year of the contest owner Jimmy Cirrito promised he would do the chicken dance in his boxers on Elden Street — a promise he made good on when he won in March 2011. This year he said he would take his chicken dance to the streets again if he continued his reign as King of the Wings. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Jimmy's raised funds for Fallen Firefighters and the Herndon Fraternal Order of Police
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern held its annual 9/11 Memorial Bike Run and Pig Roast early this year, on Sunday. A bit of rain didn't deter people from coming out to enjoy the gathering in the alley with live music, raffles and prizes, as well as a pig roast buffet. The event benefitted Fallen Firefighters and the Herndon Fraternal Order of Police. For photos from the event, click through the gallery above.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern was voted No. 1 in WTOP's best wings contest.
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern has done it again. The Herndon hangout and community gathering place has won first place in WTOP's wings contest. Buffalo Wild Wings took second place out of 10 area restaurants that serve great wings; Ledo Pizza took third. Owner Jimmy Cirrito told WTOP that the secret is in the sauce, which he gets shipped to the restaurant all the way from Buffalo, NY. Last year Jimmy's won Northern Virginia Magazine's King of the Wings contest. Late one night in the middle of the contest, Cirrito promised the patrons at his restaurant that if Jimmy's wings won the contest he would do the chicken dance in his underwear in the middle of Elden Street. Check out the accompanying photos and videos to see the Jimmy's King of the …