09.12.19

Walk To Bust Cancer

Get your family and friends together for a little exercise to support a great cause! Whether it’s a family member, neighbor, co-worker or friend, we all know someone that has been touched by […]
09.05.19

Guide To Virginia Vineyards

Pumpkin spice is officially back on every menu (seriously, every menu) and football is on every TV…and we’re not complaining about either of those things. Fall is officially around the corner which means […]
08.29.19

Recreation Report: Kayaking

Paddles up! Last Saturday morning was absolutely beautiful. It was one of those mornings that calls for an outdoor adventure. It was a little balmy, so anything water related would be the ideal […]
08.23.19

Alexandria’s Best Breakfast Sandwiches

There’s nothing quite like the combination of eggs, bacon, cheese and a hard roll to start your day off right. Whether you’re looking for an easy-going Saturday breakfast, or easing into Sunday after […]
08.15.19

Happy Hour Report: Best Deals, Longest Hours

There are some weeks when your work schedule can be rough stuff. Maybe you’re in back-to-back meetings all day long, or you have an important presentation you’re working on after hours. The only […]
08.08.19

Restaurant Report: Oak Steakhouse

A steakhouse for all! We often associate upscale steakhouses with stuffy atmospheres, men in suits and a choice of steak, steak, or steak. I do enjoy a good steak, but I am by […]
08.01.19

How To Throw The Perfect Summer Party

A little party never hurt nobody! Summer is the perfect time to get together with loved ones and enjoy a little outdoor recreation and relaxation. August is a great month to enjoy good […]
07.23.19

Recreation Report: Alexandria, Craft Beer Destination

We already knew that people come from all over to enjoy Alexandria’s rich history, charming homes, and bustling shops and restaurants. But what you may not know is that Alexandria has become a […]
07.17.19

Recreation Report: Hidden-Gem Hikes

Unplugging for a digital detox, if even for just an hour, is a great way to get beyond our newsfeeds and actually connect with family and friends. Summer is the perfect time to […]
07.11.19

Recreation Report: Topgolf National Harbor Opens

Living outside of Old Town, I still am amazed by the steady expansion of National Harbor and the surrounding area. Since 2008 we have seen the construction of the Gaylord National Convention Center, […]
07.05.19

On Community Service: Brittany Patterson-Hill and Junior Friends

There is a 99.9 percent chance that you’ve seen this smiling face around town. While she’s all of five feet, one (and a half!) inches tall, she has a giant personality that is […]
07.03.19

Ahoy! Tall Ship Providence Arrives in Old Town

“Seas” the day! The tall ship Providence, which is a reproduction of the original Providence, the first ship authorized to serve in the Continental Navy, arrived in Old Town late Monday night. Visitors […]
06.27.19

My Burke Drive Memoir

I was always the kid who wanted to be at home. “Sleepovers” involved midnight pick-ups or they had to be held at home. Prom pictures, homecoming pictures, end of year BBQs, birthday parties, […]
06.20.19

The Four Best Engagement Photo Locations in Old Town

She said yes and we officially can’t get enough of wedding season! Our amazing Maria got engaged this past month and we can’t stop celebrating. For now, it’s all about being in the […]
06.13.19

The Three ‘P’s for Better Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything. A welcoming home exterior can help sell your property or just simply be pleasant to come home to after a long day. You don’t have to break the bank […]


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