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And we want to make sure you are in the know about the coolest things in our community to make your life even richer and fuller. From restaurant reports to first-hand notes on topics far and wide, our contributors share a wealth of ideas, funny stories, and lots of entertainment recommendations.

she said, she said

Two women of Stylebook sound off on the latest in pop culture, fashion, beauty, wellness, and Alexandria happenings in feature She Said | She Said. Today Christen Kinard, manager of The Shoe Hive, […]

Why Community Service is good for Your Health (and a Call to Action for Alexandria)

There is this idea in the tradition of yoga called karma yoga. Karma yoga is selfless service, without expectation of outcome or even acknowledgment.  Yoga means union and the experience of samadhi (bliss) that […]

susie’s spectacular easter brunch

Warmer, longer days, the parade of pastels in fancy dresses and hats, bursts of blooming lilies, Easter is such a joyous occasion, and of course I mark the holiday by preparing something special […]

get to know a neighborhood: riverside gardens

Riverside Gardens is a beautiful and quaint community located just off of Fort Hunt Road. Known for its terrific curb appeal, Riverside Gardens is a meticulously maintained neighborhood with regal old trees and […]

6 steps to the perfect selfie

True story: I fell for photography after I ruptured my spleen…on a saxophone. That marching band injury made it impossible for me to participate for the remainder of the season, so, logically, I […]

why we heart old town

Rentlingo recently named Old Town, Alexandria the 7th most charming small city in the U.S. Reading their rationale, we felt a little burst of pride at the place we’ve called home for so […]

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