03.21.19

Outdoor Alexandria

Break out the sunglasses and sunscreen because we are finally seeing warm temperatures in the long-range forecast. Spring weather has arrived and we are ready to thrive during these sunny days. Between the […]
03.13.19

My Kitchen Intervention

Moving into a new house is the perfect opportunity to start new and fresh. We tend to think about new furniture, new decor, maybe new linens. Something we don’t always think about is […]
03.07.19

Sláinte! Cheers to Classic Irish Coffee

The Alexandria Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off the month-long celebrations of all things green and gold. Luckily, we have the classic Irish Coffee recipe to help you celebrate. Whether you’re looking for […]
02.28.19

Alexandria Spring Roundup

There’s a lot to look forward to in Alexandria’s spring season. Between celebrity tall ships, new breweries, and boutiques, there will be something for everyone. Here’s our roundup for what excites us the […]
02.21.19

Tips from the Pros To Keep Your Pup Happy This Winter

The snow is officially back on the ground in Alexandria. The fluffy, winter wonderland is beautiful, but the chilly temperatures can be a little ruff for our furry friends. Entertaining cooped-up canines can […]
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. […]
12.14.18

Killa Cakes…and Killer They Are!

Two months ago we reviewed the recently opened Pendleton Carry Out Co. (see that review here) and since then our team has frequented the spot for on-the-go lunches and take-out dinners. We love […]


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