House Maintenance, Summer Edition

Summer is the perfect time to sneak in a few checklist maintenance items to keep your home in tip-top shape. Here are our top 10:   1. Check the house for loose or […]

Here’s How To Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day is coming up on July 15th. This year, I didn’t attempt my Ice Cream Crawl, because forcing myself to get ice cream every day for a week, while fun […]

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Moviegoers will be thrilled to learn what’s coming to Crystal City in 2019 — and even more thrilled that they don’t have to wait until then! Alamo Drafthouse is bringing the ultimate movie-going […]

Making the Most of Summer in Alexandria

Moment of truth: are you guilty of letting your summers pass by without ever allowing yourself to fully relax and savor the season? In September, do you wonder how the heck summer went […]

Hey Britt, How’s The Market?

As we near the summer slowdown period, we thought now would be a great time to reflect on the 2018 Alexandria spring market. As a whole, Northern Virginia saw a 20 percent drop […]

How To Plan a Relaxing Day with Dad

How are you spending Father’s Day this year? With so much running around lately, we are envisioning a simple day spent outside (hopefully it will be sunny on a weekend, for once) with […]

Native Alexandrian Makes It Big on Reality TV!

Chris Bassett, owner and GM of Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ and Alexandria native (West Potomac Class of ’96) has brought Alexandria into reality TV fame on Bravo’s Real Housewives of Potomac! photo: Abby […]

Now Is the Time To Move to North Old Town

Old Town’s attractions are about to extend much farther north with the addition of revolutionary developments in the northern quadrant. Last year, we were thrilled by the announcement of EDENS’s Gables Old Town […]

Restaurant Report: The People’s Drug

By now, we’re sure you’ve been to Sweetgreen (if you haven’t, what have you been doing?!). Maybe you’ve noticed some changes happening next door. Enter The People’s Drug, Old Town’s newest sandwich shop […]

How To Buy a Bikini….and Actually Be Happy Doing So

Swimsuit season is right around the corner. Anyone else dreading going to the store and trying on suit after suit to no avail? If you are like most women, you’ll end up leaving […]

Stylebook’s Summer Loves

  School is almost out and we’ve had our first bouts heat and humidity. Summer is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. Vacations, a slightly slower pace, warm evenings out […]

Mark Your Calendars for Wine on the Water

Spring is in the air and we are ready for a party! If you are, too, join us at Alexandria Seaport’s Wine on the Water event at Old Town’s historic waterfront on Saturday, […]

This House Should Be in a Magazine

You know those houses you see in magazines like Southern Living, the ones that seem so unattainable, so far away, so not right here in Alexandria, Virginia? Kitchens with quartz or marble counters, […]

One Look That Will Never Go Out of Style

Trends come and go, but you, Alexandria Stylebook reader, are always one step ahead! You’re never be out of the loop with what’s in and what’s coming to the end of its reign […]

Will This Restaurant Break the Curse?

“So, what do you say when people mention the curse on this building?” I asked the general manager as I enjoyed five fabulous courses at Mia’s Italian Kitchen during a practice lunch earlier this […]

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