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Origins Thai Spa: Recuperate After the Hectic Holiday Season

So you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to carve out time for self-care. Let the pros at Origins Thai Spa help you with that. The therapists specialize in Thai-style massage but are well-versed in all different approaches to help ease any aches and pains you may be bringing with you from 2021. If you opt…

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South Block Serves Smoothies, Acai Bowls and More Near Clayborne

Freshly made cashew milk blended with maple syrup, slices of banana, and fresh nutmeg, topped with granola and fresh berries. This is the Winter Bowl that South Block is serving up in honor of the season! Like everything else on the menu, it forgoes refined sugar in favor of healthy, mostly paleo ingredients. So if…

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How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the perfect time to reevaluate your living space, as well,…

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Waterskiing Santa Will Return to Alexandria on Dec. 24!

One of Alexandria’s quirkiest and longest-running holiday traditions actually began as a bet. The year was 1986 and a group of bored friends were trying to find a way to spice up their holiday season. They came up with a dare. Whichever one of them drew the short straw would have to dress up as…

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Don’t Miss ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

The Little Theatre of Alexandria has reopened its doors to patrons for the 2021-2022 season with a few extra precautions in place to keep everyone safe. First of all, all guests are required to wear a mask at all times when inside of the venue, regardless of their vaccination status. Secondly, guests must present either…

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Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. DIY Snow Globes [The Sweetest Occasion] Did you…

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Mae’s Market and Cafe Is Now Open Near Clayborne

Sweet and salty cookies flecked with crushed potato chips. Flaky croissants that ooze molten chocolate with every bite. Crumbly fruit scones smothered with vanilla glaze. Treats like these have quickly made a name for Mae’s Market and Cafe, despite the fact that the deli and bakery only opened its doors recently. Perhaps it’s because the sweets…

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Lace Up Your Sneakers for the Alexandria Turkey Trot

When the Alexandria Turkey Trot made its debut in 1975, it attracted a mere 244 runners. Last year, it had more than 6,000 despite its virtual format. With the race switching back to in-person this year, the organizers expect an even better turnout as runners embrace the return to their annual Turkey Day traditions. Register now to…

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Get in the Halloween Spirit During Alexandria’s Ghost and Graveyard Tour

Immerse yourself in the intriguing ghostly past of our city at Alexandria’s Ghost and Graveyard Tour. You’ll be taken through the ghastly history of Alexandria as you stroll through colonial streets illuminated by candles and lanterns. It will truly be a tour like you have never experienced before!  You will make your way through this…

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