The Juice is Loose!

Locally owned South Block, northern Virginia’s first juice bar known for amazing acai bowls, smoothies and juice, celebrates its NINTH location with a Grand Opening “Block Party” on Saturday, April 6 in Ballston Quarter. As if a *ninth* location is not enough to be excited about, you can come out and celebrate with South Block, knowing that their proceeds will be going to a great cause.

Attend The Block Party
This Washington Capitals theme event is going down at the new Ballston location: 
WHO: South Block Ballston 
WHEN: Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (Store is open to the public as of 3/25) 
WHERE: South Block | 700 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22203 (Next to escalators, across from Punch Bowl Social)
WHAT: South Block Ballston’s Grand Opening “Block Party” 

The first 100 “Block Stars” attendees will receive a swag bag complete with a reusable smoothie cup and sunglasses plus the chance to win a $100 South Block gift card. A live DJ and boxing demonstrations by BASH boxing will keep the good vibes rolling!

All proceeds on April 6 will go to South Block’s new fundraising initiative, Fruitful Planet, to support the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC), a community-based non-profit that provides supplemental groceries to Arlington neighbors in need  (more info below!).

South Block Ballston
South Block’s Ballston Quarter location opened to the public on March 25 and will be open weekdays 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and weekends 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Download South Block’s mobile app to access the secret “Underground Menu” and order-ahead. South Block has partnered with another locally growing business, MightyMeals, to deliver their juices. Visit www.southblockjuice.com for juice delivery options! 

South Block’s Roots
Southblock, an Arlington born and bred local juice bar, first opened in 2011 in a 700 square foot space in Clarendon on a mission to “Build Healthier Communities…One Block at a Time!” Fun Fact: Ballston is where Mostafavi lived when the first seed of South Block was planted. He’s am honored to go back to his roots and be a part of the flourishing neighborhood in Ballston, more than 10 years later. 

South Block Juices are cold-pressed daily in small batches at the “micro-juicery” in Arlington, VA, using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The juices are raw and unpasteurized, meaning they are alive and full of healthy enzymes and nutrients with no added water or sugar. 

South Block Loves Washington Capitals
The Ballston location is near the MedStar Capitals Iceplex and features an autographed Nicklas Backstrom jersey and a Washington Capitals tribute mural by local artist Mas Paz. “South Block has become a regular hangout spot for many of the Capitals, we love seeing them…the guys are so down-to-earth, so we wanted to show the team some love and support!” – Amir Mostafavi, South Block’s Founder and CEO. 

About Fruitful Planet
Fruitful Planet is South Block’s fundraising initiative to give back to the community and help get fruits and veggies to those in need. Our mission is “To Build Healthier Communities… One Block at a Time!” We are ONE BLOCK and we believe that EVERYONE deserves to live a fruitful life!  Fruitful Planet has teamed up with our friends at the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) who share our mission and passion for this important cause. We truly believe that small acts can have big impacts! Visit www.fruitfulplanet.org to learn how you can get involved and be a more “fruitful” person. Together, we can make a difference… one donation, one person, one block at a time! #BeFruitful

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