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 […]

Old Blue BBQ Serves Southern-Style Fare at Parties and Events Throughout the Area

One of the area’s most popular catering companies for all different kinds of events is perhaps Old Blue BBQ, a full-service catering company with rave reviews. The company offers a menu that's full of Southern-inspired favorites, in addition to homestyle food. Old Blue BBQ offers a number of different packages depending on the size of […]

Alexandria Archaeology Museum: Explore Your City’s Past

One of the best ways to explore history is by going underground, by examining what remains of years past. Archaeologists at Work: The Lee Street Site does just that at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. It focuses on a single city block of Alexandria, revealing the various artifacts that have been discovered there and delving deeper […]

Try the Vegan Options at Hawwi Ethiopian Restaurant

More than 250 local eaters agree that Hawwi Ethiopian Restaurant is well worth your visit, especially if you're looking for gluten-free or vegan options. It has plenty of both, not to mention a much larger selection of authentic Ethiopian cuisine that appeals to all types of tastes. Gluten-free injera, a spongy variety of flatbread, comes […]

There’s So Much to Enjoy at the DC Wine Fest! Spring Edition

In order to truly understand wine, you have to taste it, talk about it with others, and hear experts discuss it. What better place to do that than at the DC Wine Fest! Spring Edition coming up on Saturday, April 8th. Come to Longview Gallery on 9th Street Northwest for this awesome wine experience. Sample […]

Birdwatch and Unwind at Huntley Meadows Park

When you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some peace and quiet amid nature, there's a solid option right in Alexandria: Huntley Meadows Park. Only a stone's throw from Abbotts Run Apartments, this suburban oasis boasts more than 1,500 acres of pristine green space. Included in that acreage is […]

Sample a Number of Rum Punch Cocktails at the Great Rum Punch Challenge

On Saturday, April 1st, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum welcomes 21-plus guests for its 13th annual Rum Punch Challenge. The drink-fueled event serves as an ode to the olden days when Alexandria residents would gather to sip rum punches of all sorts. This year, Alexandria-based restaurants, bars, and distillers will try their hand at crafting their best […]