02.13.19

Our Local, Last-Minute Valentine’s Favorites

Whether you’re single or have a sweetheart, Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to share the love. But between chocolates, roses, and champagne (oh my!), even Cupid would find planning that perfect evening […]
02.08.19

We Tried Flotation Therapy. Here’s What It’s Like.

Floating in the Dead Sea is one of those things I always thought would be so cool to experience but figured would probably never happen. Little did I know that I didn’t need […]
02.01.19

Your New Go-To Super Bowl Party Recipe…and a Super House To Host the Party

The big game has arrived and it’s the perfect day for all football-loving friends and family to cheer around the big screen. With all the excitement (and friendly competition), the last place you […]
01.24.19

Restaurant Report: Urbano 116

Tacos: not just for Tuesdays anymore. Thankfully, since Mexican restaurant Urbano 116 opened this week at 116 King Street, we now we get our fill of tacos, moles, and more any day of […]
01.17.19

Meet Studio Milk

Work. Chic. Repeat. That’s the motto for work studio and boutique event space Studio Milk. Its beautiful decor and perfect location, in the heart of Old Town, make it the ideal environment for […]
01.09.19

On Downsizing, Part 1: The Purge

Thinking about downsizing and just don’t even know where to begin? First off, congratulations! Being able to downsize is an accomplishment. It means you have made it to the next phase of your life, […]
01.04.19

Forecasting the 2019 Real Estate Market

The start of a new year brings about a time of reflection, but also marks a time of planning and preparation for the upcoming year. For the Patterson Group, that means analyzing current […]
12.27.18

Restaurant Report: Catch on the Ave.

“This is exactly the restaurant Alexandria needed,” was the consensus the other night as we sat in our spacious booth at the soft opening of Catch on the Ave. Stuffed to the brim […]
12.18.18

Britt’s 2018 Gift Guide

You know that feeling you get when you give someone the perfect gift? That moment when their face lights up and you know you just nailed it is a feeling I live for. […]
12.07.18

Meet Your New Dream Home (There’s a Beach!)

Imagine your own private beach. A space to get away, listen to waves lapping at the shore, and watch airplanes fly by. Where are you picturing? Some tropical destination, far from home? Surely […]
11.29.18

The Most Wonderful Weekend of the Year

The best weekend in Old Town is finally here! Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend has come again! As president of the Junior Friends of The Campagna Center, I have seen firsthand the weeks and […]
11.20.18

If Only We Could Spend Thanksgiving Here

No matter how excited you are for your holiday plans, it’s always fun to imagine how Thanksgiving would be if you lived somewhere else. When you’re a realtor, you see so many great […]
11.14.18

Britt’s Dream Home Improvements

It’s incredibly rare to move into a house and have everything exactly as you want it right away. When our clients are looking for a new home, we try to manage their priorities […]
10.25.18

What To Expect from the King Street Corridor Initiative

Live, work, and play Old Town Alexandria. That’s the goal behind the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria’s current joint effort known as the King Street Corridor Initiative. KSCI is designed to enhance […]
10.10.18

Restaurant Report: Pendleton Carryout Co.

We get it — this morning was crazy. You were so busy getting everything and everyone together that you didn’t pack a lunch. Not to fear! That means it’s a great day to […]


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