Plan a Socially Distant Outing to Trailside Park

With everyone looking for safe ways to get out of the house right now, a trip to the park has probably become your go-to weekend activity. Have you been to Trailside Park? The local Loudoun park plays host to a paved trail that meanders through 20 acres of recreational space. Go for a walk, run, […]

Taking Book Club Online: The Basics

So in-person book club meetings have been postponed indefinitely. That doesn’t mean it’s time to just drop your reading habit. You can still adjourn book club virtually until it’s safe to meet in person again. Follow these steps to host a flawless virtual book club. Pick your book. First things first: decide what you want […]

Tava Fry Brings Authentic Indian Cuisine to Ashburn

As of July 2020, you don’t need to go to Mumbai to discover the colors and flavors of Halal Indian cuisine—thanks to Tava Fry, you can experience it right here in Ashburn.  The menu at Tava Fry features authentic flavors but takes traditional dishes a step further. Spices and other flavorful ingredients create unique combinations that […]

How to Spend More Time Outdoors (Even If You’re Not Outdoorsy)

Right now, getting outside is one of the safest ways to spend some time away from your apartment. There’s just one problem: not everyone is interested in hiking or going for a run. If you’re more of an indoor person, here are a few traditionally indoorsy activities that you can take outside. Read a book. […]

Save Room for Dessert at Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen

Goat cheese embellished with roasted garlic, Pomodoro sauce, micro basil, and pecorino romano. Tuna and avocado poke with mango and sriracha mayo. Flat-iron steak stuffed inside of bite-sized brioche rolls. These are a few of the starters you can grab at Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen in Ashburn.  The restaurant has adapted to ensure every customer […]

The Art of Planning a Picnic

It’s picnic season! Chances are you already have a favorite park nearby where you love to go for walks and catch some rays. Now’s the time to also make it your go-to picnic spot! Before you and your family step out for a meal in the fresh air, get everything together for your dreamy day […]

Sip, Savor, Repeat at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant recently started taking limited reservations for in-house dining, but you can still grab its modern American cuisine and top-shelf bottles of wine to-go. Cooper’s continues to offer both contactless curbside pickup and delivery. Regardless, you have full access to the winery’s own house-made white, sparkling, and red wines. Try the […]

The Best Ways to Exercise Outside This Summer

Now that summer has officially arrived, you can count on it being nice enough to get outside on a regular basis. That’s good news for your fitness routine, especially since you probably haven’t been able to hit the gym lately. Make the world your gym by exercising outside! Here are a few ideas about how […]

How to Host the Ultimate At-Home Date Night

Spending so much time at home with your significant other might make you think every night is date night, but just because you’re together doesn’t mean you’re really connecting. In order to do that, it’s important to set aside time to specifically be together. Plan a special date night to let your SO know you […]

Escape the Everyday at Trailside Park

Fresh air and some time spent in Mother Nature do the soul good, even if it’s only a brief excursion. Trailside Park has everything you need to get outside for some exercise and sunshine. Although it’s a relatively modest local park, focused largely on a central playground, the serene setting will immediately put you at ease. Large […]