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The Second Annual Alexandria Old Town Springtime Art Festival Brings Juried Masterpieces to John Carlyle Square on May 14th and 15th

This time of year, you’re probably looking for as many excuses as possible to spend time outside in the sunshine. The Second Annual Alexandria Old Town Springtime Art Festival presents a perfect opportunity since it will be held in the fresh air of John Carlyle Square. On May 14th and 15th, the community square will…

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Savor American Food Made From Scratch at Joe Theismann’s

At Joe Theismann's, made-from-scratch American cuisine and warm, welcoming service are the major running themes. They have been for more than 40 years. The community gathering place first opened its doors back in 1975 with the goal of creating a space where everyone would not only feel welcome but also well-fed—and the current local owners…

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Top-Notch Java Awaits at Misha’s Coffee

Misha’s Coffee serves as a cozy neighborhood oasis where the aroma of roasting java floats through the dining room daily. The team takes coffee very seriously, which is why they carefully source top-quality beans from around the world and transfer them directly into their own in-house roaster when they arrive. They artfully calibrate the roaster…

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Experience Local and National History at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum once served as a popular gathering place for some of the most famous (and first) United States political figures—including Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Originally a tavern and a hotel, the pair of buildings that comprise the museum date back to 1785 and 1792, respectively. They still pay homage to their famous…

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Experience Local and National History at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum once served as a popular gathering place for some of the most famous (and first) United States political figures—including Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Originally a tavern and a hotel, the pair of buildings that comprise the museum date back to 1785 and 1792, respectively. They still pay homage to their famous…

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Grab a Sweet Treat at Voilá Pastry and Café

Chef Mekdes grew up baking and savoring pastries that she lovingly crafted alongside her mother and grandmother. Her grandmother would always show off her finished baked goods with the words, “C’est voila!” It was a nod to the French school where she learned to bake and cook. When Chef Mekdes decided to leave her thriving…

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