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Grab a Hot Bite and Cold Drink at The Rub Chicken & Beer

The Rub Chicken & Beer elevates the simple chicken sandwich by marinating each tender chicken breast for hours, adding a custom rub and house-made breading, and accentuating the fried chicken with unexpected ingredients. Even the basic “Fricken’ Good” sandwich is something special with its stack of pickle chips, lettuce, tomato, buttermilk-herb ranch dressing, and avocado…

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Get Some Fresh Air with the Capital Bikeshare

Are you looking for a fun way to explore Alexandria (and get some exercise) this spring? Consider hopping on a cycle provided by the Capital Bikeshare. The extensive network of bikes for rent stretches from Washington, D.C. to Maryland and Virginia with a collection of more than 3,700 bikes scattered across 440 docking stations. Alexandria…

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Plan a Coffee Date at Abyssinia Market & Coffee House

If you’re looking for a casual spot this year (or pick up a few sweet treats), look no further than Abyssinia Market & Coffee House. The local cafe roasts its own single-origin coffee from Ethiopia and crafts one-of-a-kind pastries to go with each piping-hot cup. So if your significant other loves a top-notch cup of…

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Treat Your Special Someone to Fleurir Hand Grown Chocolates

Fleurir Hand Grown Chocolates has earned a place on the list of the “Best Valentine’s Day Chocolates Around D.C.,” so its sweets are bound to impress your special someone. The treats are crafted right here in Alexandria by a talented team of chocolatiers, using only top-notch ingredients and zero preservatives or additives. What’s more, the…

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Warming Recipes for Busy Winter Weeknights

There’s no better way to end a cold winter’s day than by slipping into some comfy PJs to savor a piping-hot plateful of your favorite comfort food—especially when it’s made from scratch and simple to prepare. Requiring minimal ingredients and time spent in the kitchen, here are three deliciously easy recipes that guarantee to warm…

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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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