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Get Active for a Good Cause at the Run! Geek! Run! 5K on September 25th

Every year, the community of Alexandria comes together to exercise for a good cause. The annual Run! Geek! Run! 5K is always hosted by small businesses in the name of helping a local charity. For 2022, the beneficiary is SCAN of Northern Virginia. The organization is working to end child abuse and neglect in our…

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Catch Country Crooner Jameson Rodgers at The Bullpen on August 25th

If you’re a fan of Florida Georgia Line’s “Talk You Out of It” or Chris Lane’s “I Don’t Know About You,” then you’re already familiar with the work of Jameson Rodgers, even if you didn’t realize it. He co-wrote both hit songs, along with other smashes by the likes of Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean.…

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Help Keep Mother Nature Healthy as Part of the Shepherd Parkway Community Cleanup

It’s taken over 10 years and more than 2,000 volunteers to free Shepherd Parkway of more than 200 tons of trash. That’s because, prior to 2011, the 197-acre parkland corridor had become a dumping ground for those looking to illegally dispose of unwanted items. But since the restoration efforts began, they’ve already had a huge…

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Expect Lots of Laughs at The Sinners and Saints Saturday Showcase

Looking for a different kind of date night or girls’ night out? Enter: The Sinners and Saints Saturday Showcase. This weekly comedy show brings fresh laughs every weekend, courtesy of some of the area’s top comedians. You might even recognize a few of them from comedy specials or late-night talk show cameos. The Sinners and…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day: June 19th, 2022

As June 19th comes around the corner once again, it’s time to plan an extra special Father’s Day celebration. No matter who you are celebrating Father’s Day for, these Father’s Day gift ideas are thoughtful, creative, and can even be done last minute!  Create your own scrapbook. There's nothing better than a homemade, one-of-a-kind scrapbook…

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Save Room for a Sweet Treat From Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee

Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee makes sweet treats the main event. Its over-the-top confections, many inspired by traditional Asian ingredients, will have you looking forward to coffee and dessert more than dinner. And since the cafe is open late every night, its pastry chefs are ready and waiting to cap off date night with something…

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