Restaurant Report: Junction Bakery & Bistro

Something wonderful has arrived on Mount Vernon Avenue! The buzzed-about and highly anticipated Junction Bakery & Bistro has finally opened and added something very special to Del Ray’s already fantastic array of dining […]

2016 40 Under 40 Awards, Presented by EagleBank

[Editor’s note: On behalf of everyone at Stylebook, congratulations, Britt on a well-deserved honor!] I am thrilled and honored to share information about the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 40 Under 40 Awards, […]

Street Style: Tammy Eddy and Carolina Camargo

Allow us to introduce the ladies behind George Washington’s Mount Vernon’s wonderful membership and business sponsorship programs. Tammy Eddy and Carolina Camargo work in Mount Vernon’s Development Department — Eddy as the Manager […]

Owning a Pool is Easy: Pool Maintenance 101

5205 Burke Drive It’s officially summer! And officially hot! What better way to cool off than with a backyard pool? We decided to do some research about pool and hot tub ownership in […]

Hey Britt! How’s the Market?

 615 Oakley Place Thanks for asking! I am happy to report that the 2016 spring market has been very strong throughout all of Alexandria. Overall, the market is up 6.9 percent from May […]

Restaurant Report: South Block Juice Co. in Del Ray

I wouldn’t say we’re obsessed with South Block. We only go about 2-4 times a week. We haven’t tried every kind of acai bowl, smoothie, or juice. We’ve only been practicing how to […]

Architectural Alexandria: 319 Mansion Drive

  When I think of Alexandria style, I think of the best of both worlds: classic with a touch of modern, colonial meets 2016; elegant and tasteful, never overdone; formal but familial, cozy […]

3 Super Easy Ways To Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

If you’ve ever gone through the home shopping process, you know that some houses just have it. While you might find some homes a bit lackluster and uninspiring, there are others that catch […]

A Very Alexandria Wedding: Diet & Exercise, Part 1

Every bride has big plans to lose weight and look fabulous on her wedding day. For me, the real struggle with weight loss and exercise has come from my routine—or lack thereof. I […]

Restaurant Report: Ashlar Restaurant + Bar

The ambiance at Ashlar is unlike any other. Walk into the historic Morrison House on S. Alfred Street, turn left, and—after your eyes adjust to the artfully dim lighting—you’ll see a Great Gatsby-meets-colonial […]

Spend Your Summer on the Potomac!

Alexandria is completely underrated in the summertime. Rarely thought of as a vacation spot in its own right, many out-of-towners just stop by Old Town for an evening as part of a larger […]

A Very Alexandria Wedding: An Introduction

I sat down to write this thinking it would be incredibly easy—I’ll just write about this favorite time in a girl’s life and talk about how Prince Charming comes riding in on a […]

Restaurant Report: Kaizen Tavern

When I think about what I want for dinner on any given night, tacos and sushi are always among my top choices. Notice I said tacos and sushi, not or. At Kaizen Tavern, […]

Get Ready to Spring2ACTion!

This Wednesday is no ordinary, run-of-the-mill Hump Day! Why not? Because Spring2ACTion begins at 12am! ACT for Alexandria is hosting the annual 24-hour virtual event in order to raise money for more than […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Del Ray and Potomac Yard

Surely you’ve heard of Del Ray, with its wonderful array of shops like Kiskadee and restaurants like Kaizen Tavern (review coming soon!) and its designation as the top best-selling zip code in Northern […]

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