Erik Kojola


Name: Erik Kojola
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2005
Erik Kojola is a senior in the Communication Arts Program at Blair. He plays both lacrosse and soccer for Blair and hopes to continue his lacrosse career in college. He writes sports for SCO and a variety of other topics.


Stories (85)


Blazers can't get past Wildcats

By Erik Kojola | May 17, 2005, midnight | In Print »

Walter Johnson, May 16

Blazers run through the Titans

By Erik Kojola | May 13, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Blazers girls' varsity lacrosse team was victorious in the first round of the county playoffs as they soundly defeated the Einstein Titans 11-5.

In season finale Blazers downed by Patriots

By Erik Kojola | May 10, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity lacrosse team suffered a 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Wootton Patriots in their last regular season game. The loss drops Blair's final record for the regular season to 4-8.

Blazers defeated in sudden death overtime

By Erik Kojola | May 3, 2005, midnight | In Print »

On senior night the Magruder Colonels needed all of regulation, six minutes of overtime and three minutes of sudden death to beat the Blair Blazers varsity girls' lacrosse team 8-7. In a game that could've gone either way at the end, Magruder got a penalty shot after time in the first sudden-death period had expired and buried the shot.

Blazers storm through Kennedy

By Erik Kojola | April 28, 2005, midnight | In Print »

After being tied 3-3 against the Kennedy Cavaliers midway through the first half, the Blair girls varsity lacrosse team stepped up their play and score nine unanswered goals to finish off the game and win 12-3.

Hornets sting the Blazers

By Erik Kojola | April 24, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Damascus Hornets dominated the Blair girls' varsity lacrosse team in every aspect of the game as the Blazers lost 18-2, which drops their record to 2-5 on the season.

Blazers can't get past the Blue Devils

By Erik Kojola | April 21, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity lacrosse team started the game against the cross-town rival Springbrook Blue Devils with a 2-0 lead; however the Blue Devils would come alive scoring seven straight goals in the first half. Blair's attempts at a comeback proved not to be enough as they lost 11-7.

Warriors give lax the axe

By Erik Kojola | April 13, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity lacrosse team was up 4-1 midway through the first half against the Sherwood Warriors, but things would fall apart for the Blazers as they remained scoreless for the rest of the game while Sherwood went on to score seven unanswered goals.

Girls lax blows by the Wolverines

By Erik Kojola | April 11, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity lacrosse team to a dominant 12-3 victory over the Watkins Mill Wolverines to improve their record to 2-1 on the season.

Blazers burn through the Titans

By Erik Kojola | April 6, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Girls' Varsity lacrosse team came alive in the second half and scored eleven straight goals to beat the Einstein Titans 15-5 and improve their record to 1-1. After being down one goal early in the second half the Blazers took control of the game and put on an offensive showcase.

Blazers defeated in season opener

By Erik Kojola | March 21, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Blazers girls' lacrosse team suffered a painful 16-4 loss at the hands of the Poolesville Falcons as the Blazers lost their season and home opener on Monday evening.

NCAA analysis: Chicago Region

By Erik Kojola | March 17, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Chicago region is led by the no. 1 seed overall, Illinois, who had a nearly flawless season loosing only once late in the season. However, Oklahoma State is a team that was a contender for a no. 1 seed and could've been named one if the Big 12 championship had been played after the selection was made. Despite being the top-seed, Illinois was placed in the region with possibly the strongest no.2 seed. Also, Arizona and Boston College had been earlier candidates for no. 1 seeds until both teams suffered a couple of key losses. Arizona is lead by talented guard Salim Stoudamire who is averaging 18.2 points per game and is an excellent outside shooter and defender. Alabama the no. 5 seed in the region has the potential to be a season spoiler and is one of the sleepers in the region. Last year the Crimson Tide made it to the elite eight and have a talented combination of guards and big-men.

Girls lacrosse has high hopes

By Erik Kojola | March 9, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The 2005 girls lacrosse team has high hopes for its upcoming season as they look to build on last years 6-7 season with the help of a strong core of returning players and young players full of potential. Blair expects to compete with the top teams in the county and establish Blair as a dangerous program in the county.

Blair loses in second round of playoffs

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 20, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community Ice Hockey team's season came to an end after their lost to the second-seeded Howard 9-4 on Friday, Feb. 18 after Blair advanced to the second-round of the playoffs because Broadneck had to forfeit their earlier win over Blair.

Ice Hockey season still alive

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 17, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community Ice Hockey team was given a second life as Broadneck forfeited their first round victory over Blair. Thus Blair will play at least one more game this season as they advance to the second round of the state playoffs.

Maryland upsets rival Duke

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 16, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The University of Maryland men's basketball team has all but ensured a bid to the NCAA tournament for the 12th year in a row as they defeated both Virginia Tech and Duke this week. With the Terrapins upset 99-92 OT victory over seventh-ranked Duke, Maryland swept the Blue Devils in the regular season for the first time since the 1994-95 season.

Playoffs loss marks the end of the season

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 15, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community Ice Hockey team's successful season came to a disappointing end as they lost to Broadneck 8-5 in the first round of the state playoffs. This was Blair's first appearance in the playoffs in team history.

Blair qualifies for playoffs with win over Magruder

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 6, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students.

Hockey player stands out on the ice

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 1, 2005, midnight | In Print »

Senior forward Neal Vasilak slashes through the Bethesda-Chevy Chase defense maneuvering between several defenders to release a pinpoint pass to an open player in front of the goal. Vasilak has been frustrating opposing defenses all season with his quick skating and tricky stick work.

Maryland upsets second ranked Duke

By Erik Kojola | Jan. 31, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Maryland Terrapins men's' basketball team has been struggling this season, but on Wednesday, Jan. 26 they had their first big win of the season as they beat the previously undefeated Duke Blue Devils 75-66 on their home court.

Blair fights past the Barons

By Erik Kojola | Jan. 4, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community Ice Hockey Club won their second game of the season as they defeated Bethesda-Chevy Chase 6-3 in an exciting fast-paced and hard-hitting contest.

Blair chilled by Germantown

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 19, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students.

Blair alumnus starts for Howard's football team

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 16, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Former Blair football player Noam Dror is now the starting punter for the Division I-AA Howard Bisons football team. He is doing so well that a Buffalo Bills scout recently told him that he has potential to play in the NFL.

Profiles of fall sports award winners

By Anthony Glynn Erik Kojola | Dec. 10, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Girls Varsity Volleyball by Nick Falgout

Ice hockey wins first game in a year

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 1, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students. Three minutes into the third and final period, the Blair Community Ice Hockey team was down 4-3 in their game against Washington International School (WIS), however the team responded by scoring five goals in the remaining 12 minutes to win 8-4 and the team's first win in over a year.

Fall sports awards

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 22, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Fall Sports Awards

Ice hockey ready to burn up the ice

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 22, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Community ice hockey team looks to improve on their winless 2003-2004 season and become more competitive in the American Scholastic Hockey League.

Field hockey season wrap-up

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Girls varsity field hockey team had a disappointing season as they struggled early on and were unable to make a turnaround. The team finished with a 2-11 record, but did show some spark in their losing season.

D.C. United back on top

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 16, 2004, midnight | In Print »

D.C. United returned the MLS Cup trophy to D.C. after a four-year drought by winning the club's fourth championship in franchise history. United came from behind and held on in the final minutes to defeat the Kansas City Wizards 3-2 on Sunday Nov. 14 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

RM Rockets blast past the Blazers

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 11, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity field hockey team finished the season with a 2-11 record after suffering a disappointing 0-4 loss to the Richard Montgomery Rockets in the first round of county playoffs.

Rockets blast the Blazers

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 29, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity field hockey team saw their season come to an end in a disappointing 4-0 loss against the Rockets of Richard Montgomery in the first-round of the county playoffs, finishing with a 2-11 record on the season.

Senior soccer captain leads on both ends of the field

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 27, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Blazers boys' varsity soccer team was down 2-1 to the Gaithersburg Trojans mid-way through the second half. Senior co-captain Yenika Fon limped back onto the field after suffering and injury. Fon immediately received the ball and made a spectacular run down the left flank and crossed the ball to an on rushing Blair forward who placed the ball in the back of the net.

Blazers come up short in senior game

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 20, 2004, midnight | In Print »

On a cold rainy evening the Blair Blazers girls varsity field hockey team suffered a disappointing loss in the team's final home game of the season. The Magruder Colonels defeated Blair 7-0 in dominant fashion as Blair's record fell to 2-9 on the season.

Blazers defeat Cavaliers

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 12, 2004, midnight | In Print »

b>Tuesday, Oct. 12- Montgomery BlairThe Blair girl's varsity field hockey team returned to the win column as they defeated the Kennedy Cavaliers 1-0 in a game that wasn't nearly as close as the score would indicate.

Patriots claim victory over the Blazers

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 5, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity field hockey team reverted to their loosing ways against the Wootton Patriots, suffering a 4-0 defeat that dropped their record to 1-6.

Blazers out duel the Knights

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 2, 2004, midnight | In Print »

With the Blair Blazers varsity field hockey game against the Wheaton Knights only minutes under way, Alexa Gabriel passed the ball off a penalty corner to Rachel Feely-Kohl who rocked a shot into the inside corner of the Wheaton goal to take a 1-0 lead. With the help of the goal by Feely-Kohl the Blazers were able to get their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Knights, to improve their record to 1-5.

Not this time Nader

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 30, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The 2004 presidential election is one of the most important political turning points in years. If Bush wins and gets another four years in office he will make untold changes to America, reversing years of social, educational, economic and environmental progress, while John Kerry could help to restore the economy and a positive relationship with foreign allies. However, the presence of Ralph Nader could help Bush to return for another term in the White House. Nader has been a vocal leader of liberal America, but his role in the election could work against everything that he stands for.

Blazers unable to get first win

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 27, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Blazers varsity girls field hockey team was finally able to score more than a single goal, but they gave up eight goals to the Springbrook Blue Devils losing 8-2 on Monday, Sept. 27 as the team remained winless at 0-5. The Blazers showed more of an offensive threat, but were plagued by a porous defense.

Blazers struggle against Poolesville

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 21, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Blazers varsity girls' field hockey team remains winless at 0-3 as a talented Poolesville Falcons team beat them 5-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The Blazers were unable to muster a threatening offensive attack and were forced to camp down on defense.

Redskins give the game away

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 21, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Washington Redskins had trouble holding onto the ball as they suffered a frustrating 20-14 loss to the New York Giants. The Redskins ensured their own loss as they turned the ball over seven times which lead to 17 Giant's points.

Blazers duel the Knights

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls varsity volleyball team opened up their match against the Wheaton Knights on Saturday, September 18 with an impressive first game rout of 25-9, but the rest of the match wouldn't be as easy for the Blazers who took four games to defeat a competitive Wheaton squad.

MLB player arrested

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 16, 2004, midnight | In Print »

A brawl erupted between fans and Texas Rangers players in a game on Monday, September 13 against the Oakland Athletics at the Coliseum, which resulted in Rangers rookie pitcher Frank Francisco being arrested and charged with aggravated battery for heaving a chair into the stands.

Blazers blanked by Damascus

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 7, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' varsity field hockey team started off their season on the wrong foot as they suffered a harrowing 7-0 loss against the Damascus Hornets on Tuesday, Sept. 7. The team was unable to generate an offensive attack and was forced to play defense for much of the game.

The West triumphs over the East

By Erik Kojola | June 9, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The West All-Stars beat the East All-Stars in a thrilling 17-16 nail biter in Friday night's Montgomery County Senior All-Star game at Churchill High School.

Pistons set to battle the Lakers

By Erik Kojola | June 6, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Los Angeles Lakers can be beaten, but it won't be easy. The Detroit Pistons will have their hands full this Sunday as they take on the Lakers in the NBA finals, but with solid defense and well-balanced scoring they could give the Lakers a run for the title.

Syracuse claims national championship

By Erik Kojola | June 4, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Syracuse men's lacrosse team continued their dominance in college lacrosse as they won the school's eighth national championship in a gripping 14-13 victory over the midshipmen of Navy at M&T stadium in Baltimore on Memorial Day.

Staff takes it to the seniors

By Erik Kojola | May 25, 2004, midnight | In Print »

In the annual seniors verse Blair staff basketball game on Friday May 21 the staff pulled out a close win in a match that turned out to be a competitive contest. The staff was able to beat the seniors by finishing their shots and hustling all over the court.

Ehrlich says multiculturalism is "bunk”

By Erik Kojola | May 13, 2004, midnight | In Print »

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post.Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. made statements saying that the idea of multiculturalism is "bunk” and immigrants should assimilate into American culture.

Girls lax puts up a fight against the Bulldogs

By Erik Kojola | May 6, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair girls' lacrosse team lost 12-14 against the Churchill Bulldogs on May 5 in a high-scoring game full of lead changes and excellent play by both squads.

Workers approve contract

By Erik Kojola | April 2, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Employees of Giant Food LLC and Safeway Inc. approved a new four-year contract March 30, 2004 to avoid a potential strike that could have hampered business for two of the largest supermarkets in the D.C. area.

Montgomery County lags behind in lacrosse

By Erik Kojola | March 23, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Nearly 25 players are lined up along the sidelines enduring the frigid weather, waiting to play in the Blair boy's pre-season lacrosse scrimmage. However, because Blair only has a varsity lacrosse team few of the underclassmen will see any playing time.

Gwynn Park soccer player is acquitted

By Erik Kojola | March 11, 2004, midnight | In Print »

A juvenile court acquitted a female high school student from Prince George's County of assault charges stemming from a physical altercation in a high school soccer game.

More changes in Washington

By Erik Kojola | March 5, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Running back Clinton Portis agreed to an eight year $ 50.5 million contract with the Washington Redskins as cornerback Champ Bailey nears signing a deal with the Denver Broncos.

New anti-gang task force

By Erik Kojola | March 5, 2004, midnight | In Print »

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post. Montgomery and Prince George's County officials are going to form a joint anti-gang task force that will work with police, social workers and community members to combat gang problems.

Quarterback controversy is back

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 25, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Washington Redskins acquisition of veteran quarterback Mark Brunell could prove to be a valuable addition to the rebuilding team.

Questions on Bush's military history still unanswered

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 19, 2004, midnight | In Print »

President George Bush's military past has been called into question as doubts have been circulating about whether he completed his National Guard duties in Alabama during 1972-73.

Teen smoking is on the decline, but so is funding

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The number or teens that smoke tobacco could be declining, but cuts in anti-smoking could jeopardize progress.

Players not old enough

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 12, 2004, midnight | In Print »

A federal judge ruled that the NFL's rule prohibiting players who are less than three years out of high school from entering the draft was illegal because it violated antitrust laws. This decision could have a harmful impact on both professional and collegiate football.

Only one for Blair in JV match

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 5, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Only one Blair junior varsity wrestler competed in the match against Richard Montgomery on Thursday February 5, 2004.

Representative Dennis Kucinich

By Erik Kojola | Feb. 2, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Democratic presidential nominee Rep. Dennis Kucinich is dedicated to restoring peace in the world and creating social and economic equality. His campaign is based on getting the U.S. out of Iraq, creating a single-payer health system, restoring civil liberties and improving education.

JV wrestling splits match

By Erik Kojola | Jan. 13, 2004, midnight | In Print »

With only two wrestlers, the Blair junior varsity wrestling team won one match and lost the other against Seneca Valley on Tuesday, January 13, 2004.

Blair graduate plays football for Michigan

By Erik Kojola | Jan. 9, 2004, midnight | In Print »

High school football players dream of playing Division-I college football and starring in nationally televised games.

Old coach looks to bring new spark

By Erik Kojola | Jan. 8, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The former Washington Redskins head coach, Joe Gibbs, who led the Redskins to Super Bowl victories in the 1980's and early 90's will return to the team next season as head coach.

Where to buy Christmas trees

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 12, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The battle for the bottom

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 8, 2003, midnight | In Print »

At Giants stadium on Sunday during the blistery afternoon, the 4-8 Washington Redskins and New York Giants battled to determine who would carry the disgrace of being the worst team in the NFC East.

American soccer making a name for itself

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 2, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Soccer in the United States has made international headlines in recent weeks. The MLS season concluded with a thrilling playoff tournament ending in a high scoring championship game and young phenomenon Freddy Adu signed with the league.

No food all day, but still happy

By Erik Kojola | Dec. 2, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The SAC is buzzing with chatter and noise as students relax and enjoy a lunchtime break during 5A. However, for some Muslim students lunch is more of a test of will than a break from the busy school day.

Redskins waste opportunities

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 16, 2003, midnight | In Print »

It was payback time. With 1:09 left in the game Stephen Davis, the former Redskin now playing with the Carolina Panthers, scored the game-winning touchdown in the Panthers' 20-17 come-from-behind defeat of the Redskins on Sunday, Nov 16.

Hispanic journalist talks to Silver Chips

By Erik Kojola | Nov. 16, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Kevin Olivas, the educational programs editor with the National Association ofHispanic Journalists, spoke to the staff of Silver Chips during 5A on Friday, November 14, 2003.

Protestors march on Washington

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 28, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The streets of D.C. were flooded with people including some Blazers, holding signs reading,

JV soccer is unbeatable

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 27, 2003, midnight | In Print »

When the final whistle blew in Blair's 2-0 JV soccer win against Churchill, the players ran to the sideline to celebrate the undefeated season

Schwarzenegger terminates politics

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 27, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The people of California have lost their minds and common sense. They actually elected Arnold

Golf is red hot in division clinching win

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 20, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team finished their season in high fashion as they beat Richard Montgomery to win first place in the Kohut division.

Golf is impressive in county tournament

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 15, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Golf team had a fantastic second place performance in the County Tournament as the team wraps up their 11-2 season.

Judge says Redskins can keep their name

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 8, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Washington Redskins will be able to keep their name and logo according to a ruling by a U.S. District Judge citing a lack of evidence to show the detrimental affects of the name.

Blazer golf performs poorly

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 7, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair Golf team struggled to find their motivation and focus as they finished last against Richard Montgomery and Paint Branch at the Hampshire Green Golf Course on Tuesday, October 7, 2003.

Limbaugh says McNabb is overrated

By Erik Kojola | Oct. 3, 2003, midnight | In Print »

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post articles

Golf has a strong ninth place finish at Districts

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 30, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team did not advance to the State Tournament, as they finished ninth out of 23 teams in September 30's District Tournament at the 18 hole par 71 Poolesville Golf Course, their best finish in recent years.

Fleischaker, Phyllis

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 25, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Since Phyllis Fleischaker was a young child she knew that her calling in life was to become a teacher. The only thing she was unsure of was what level to teach English.

Golf struggles for second loss

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 25, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team lost again to Paint Branch on Thursday, September 25 at the Montgomery Village Golf Club. Fortunately, the team was able to outshoot both Poolesville and Springbrook, improving their record to 11-2.

Golf suffers first loss

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 17, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team suffered their first loss of the season as they finished second to Paint Branch while beating Springbrook and Richard Montgomery on Tuesday September 16 at Northwest Park Golf Course. Despite the loss, Blair's record improved to 9-1 and leads their division.

Golf pulls out a victory

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 11, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team eked out a tight victory over Kennedy, Wheaton and Paint Branch at Redgate Golf Course on Thursday September 11. The team remains undefeated and improved to 6-0 in three matches.

Golf off to a strong start

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 10, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair golf team improved to 4-0 in their first two matches as they took first place with a score of 229 in Tuesday's match against Poolesville and Wheaton High Schools.

Hopping beats and dancing feet: The Sprite Liquid Mix Tour is a hit

By Erik Kojola | Sept. 5, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The warm summer air was filled with the sounds of pounding bass, banging drums and flowing lyrics as Talib Kweli, The Roots, O.A.R, N.E.R.D, Slightly Stupid, Robert Randolph and the Family and more took the stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion for the Sprite Liquid Mix Tour on Sunday September 31. The concert was an electric mix of hip-hop and rock that made for a unique crowd and sound.

S.W.A.T. is a bust

By Erik Kojola | Aug. 17, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Cars blowing up, people being shot, planes landing on bridges, and international terrorists escaping from prison: this is basically all that S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, involves. S.W.A.T. follows many clichés of police-action movies and fails to bring anything new or original to the genre. There are special weapons, but hardly any tactics in this film.



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Photo: Metro - Lucias

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Lucia's in Silver Spring.

Photo: Fort Totten Station

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Photo: Whaton Metro Station

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Photo: Judiciary Square Station

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Photo: Metro - Champion

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Champion Billiards in Silver Spring.

Photo: Metro - Legends

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Photo: Metro - Dusit

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Photo: Metro - Urban Outfitters

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Photo: Gallery Place/Chinatown - Chinatown

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Photo: Metro - Tony Cheng

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Photo: Metro - Eat First

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Photo: Metro - Super Chicken

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Super Chicken in Silver Spring.

Photo: champion billiards

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Photo: Chinatown

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An archway leading into Chinatown.

Photo: chinatown- eat first

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The Eat First Restaurant in Chinatown.

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Photo: Metro - Spy Museum

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The International Spy Museum near the Chinatown Metro station.