Kickstart Your Weekend at City Tap Loudoun

When you need a spot that everyone can agree on, head to City Tap Loudoun. This Philly and DC favorite has its first location in Virginia, and the menu reads like greatest hits of fusion pub fare. Start with classic appetizers for the table, and expect an updated flavor profile on old standbys like wings, hushpuppies, […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality in 2020

Enlist a friend. Recruit a friend or coworker to join you in your journey to your goal. By buddying up, you’ll have someone holding you accountable and depending on you for companionship and moral support. In the end, you’ll be less likely to throw in the towel. Take baby steps. Break your resolution down into smaller, more […]

There’s More Than Just Java at Blend Coffee Bar

Voted the Best Coffee Shop in Loudoun County, Blend Coffee Bar features an “ïndustrial-rustic” indoor space as well as an outdoor patio area.  In these spaces, Blend does more than serve coffee.  In addition to classic and specialty coffees, they offer selections of wine and beer, as well as light foods, like their signature egg sandwich. […]

How to Host an Unforgettable New Year’s Eve Party

The fireworks, the drinks, the celebratory ambiance—what’s not to love about New Year’s Eve? If your idea of the perfect Dec. 31 includes all of the above—but not the uncomfortable formalwear and too-crowded bar scene—then consider hosting your own party on New Year’s Eve! Here are a few tips to help you host a party […]

DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Be Excited to Unwrap

Between the shopping and the parties, the hectic holiday season can really start to take its toll on your stamina—and your wallet! This year, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by making your own holiday gifts. Not only will your friends and family enjoy a meaningful gift made just for them, they’ll […]

Secure Your Place at the Starting Line for the Jingle Bell Rock & Run

The holidays are a time for giving, and the Jingle Bell Rock and Run in Ashburn is the perfect way to give back this year. This one, five or ten kilometer race supports the Life With Cancer charity that specializes in helping cancer patients cope with the disease and find happiness in their every day […]

Dec. 7 Near Loudoun Heights: The 7th Annual Tree Lighting at One Loudoun!

To some the holidays may seem like a time for eating delicious foods or getting gifts, but really it’s a time for bringing family, friends, and communities together. That’s exactly the goal of the 7th Annual Tree Lighting at One Loudoun. This event is fun from start to finish with over 40 vendors ready to make […]

Anyone Can Care for These Resilient Houseplants

Are you guilty of receiving a houseplant as a gift, only to quickly let it wilt and wither away? Even if you’re not exactly a natural when it comes to being a plant parent, there are still some houseplants hardy enough to withstand just about anything. Here are a few houseplants that practically anyone can […]

Nov. 18 Near Loudoun Heights: Dog Krazy Ice Cream Social

If you have a four-legged friend at home, then you’re probably already familiar with Dog Krazy. The Leesburg boutique specializes in all things pet-related, especially products that provide top-notch nutrition for critters. And every Monday, its team puts on something a little special for their canine friends: the Dog Krazy Ice Cream Social. Leash up […]

Must-Know Thanksgiving Hosting Tips for Renters

 You don’t have to have a huge home in order to host Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re willing to think outside the box, you’ll have no trouble fitting your whole crew into your apartment! Here’s how to do it. Get creative with dining areas. If your dining room or eat-in kitchen is simply too small to […]