Monthly Archives: September 2010

>Settin’ the Woods on Fire: Hunter’s Lodge and the Lee Hwy Dance Halls

> Back in the thirties, forgotten dance halls dotted Lee Highway, from Merrifield out to Centreville and beyond. Many of them exist only in legend now including Chimney Villa in Merrifield, Bull Run Dance Hall in Centreville, Happy Hour, Green … Continue reading

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>JJ’s

> This was a famous nightclub called JJ’s during the seventies located at 501 N. Randolph.  Early on the place was known for a rough clientele including Ft. Myer soldiers and bikers coming to watch strippers.  The Arlington Pagans were regulars.  In the mid-seventies … Continue reading

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