Design the Perfect Plantscape with Totally Terrariums

Stop by Helen Olivia Flowers on Monday, August 28th for Totally Terrariums. This two-hour workshop will help you discover the fun and whimsical nature of building your own terrarium, which is a decorative way to plant succulents and other small plants. One of Helen Olivia’s own expert floral designers will guide you through the process […]

Enjoy an Evening of Improv This August

On Saturday, August 19th, the Little Theatre of Alexandria welcomes comedy enthusiasts for an evening of improv comedy. From 8 to 9:30 p.m., The Retrocessionists (a local improv troupe) will perform an array of improvised sketches for guests' enjoyment. The show encourages audience participation, and the troupe will even receive inspiration from the audience's ideas. […]

Enjoy the Flavors of Italy and Greece at Vaso’s Mediterranean Bistro

The flavors of the Mediterranean are the focus at Vaso’s Mediterranean Bistro, a popular restaurant on King Street in Alexandria. Vaso’s serves up delicious lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday, offering a menu full of fare inspired by the flavors of Italy and Greece. As far as Greek food on the dinner menu, popular items […]

Nasime Japanese Restaurant Features an Ever-Changing Tasting Menu

Don't expect to see the same items on the menu every time you visit Nasime Japanese Restaurant. Chef Yuh, a culinary expert who has trained in Tokyo, lets the morning's haul from the local market dictate what goes on the evening's menu. That means that the five-course tasting menu changes daily to reflect whatever is […]

Enjoy a Sandwich at Bozzelli Brothers Deli This Week

Chicken salad with bacon, provolone cheese, and Russian dressing. Pulled pork with fresh cole slaw. The classic egg, cheese, and bacon. These are a few of the combos that Bozzelli Brothers Deli loads into its sandwiches, just as the staff has been doing for four decades. In fact, there are more than 40 sandwiches to […]

Women of Civil War Alexandria: Learn About Civil War History on a Walking Tour of Alexandria

This summer, the National Women’s History Museum presents a special historic walking tour that teaches the public about the varied roles that women in Alexandria played during the Civil War. The war changed many women’s lives immensely, and the walking tour will bring guests throughout historic Alexandria while telling the fascinating and diverse stories that […]

Come to Yards Park Today or Tomorrow for the Red, White, and Brew Festival

The Red, White, and Brew Festival brings the Independence Day celebrations to DC a bit early, held at Yards Park today and tomorrow. The two-day affair pays homage to the Red, White, and Blue with a spread of craft beers and fine wines, many of them made right here in America. Grab your general admission […]

Kitten and Adoptable Pet Yoga: Exercise for a Good Cause

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington scoops up animals from the street and keeps them happy and healthy until they find their forever homes. Beth A. Wolfe decided she wanted to be part of this mission and, as a yoga instructor, there was one obvious way to get involved: host a Kitten and Adoptable Pet […]

Art on the Vine: Wine Lovers and Art Enthusiasts Unite

The Art League of Alexandria is always dreaming up new ways to make art engaging. One of its upcoming events, Art on the Vine, does just that—it engages art lovers. And it's not just art lovers who will appreciate Art on the Vine. Wine enthusiasts also have something to look forward to, as this event […]