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NEED-TO-KNOW INFO FOR A FUN (AND SAFE) CAMPING TRIP

Planning a camping trip this summer? Getting outdoors is a fun and safe option for a couples’ or a family vacation, but you’ll fare better if you’re prepared! Here are a few tips for newbies. • Know your options. You don’t have to dive right into tent camping if you’re a novice! Many campsites offer alternatives…

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NOW OPEN NEAR YOUR APARTMENT IN ALEXANDRIA: EMMY SQUARED

Now that things have started to open up again, we’re starting to notice more and more new spots popping up. Who else is excited? One of the newest additions to the local Alexandria dining scene is Emmy Squared Pizza. The menu is filled with—you guessed it—delicious pizza. But that’s not all! They also serve up tasty…

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WHEEL NUTS BIKE SHOP: A TRUSTED RESOURCE AMONG LOCAL BICYCLISTS

When it comes to your cycling needs, there’s no better place to shop than Wheel Nuts Bike Shop in Alexandria. This award-winning favorite consistently ranks among the top shops in the area, plus has earned rare honors like a Certificate of Merit from the Armed Services and the eco-friendly Business of the Year award. It’s easy to…

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A MUST-STOP GIFT SHOP NEAR THE PORTER DEL RAY: PENNY POST

An exciting shop in Alexandria, check out Penny Post! You can find all sorts of unique cards, calendars, notebooks, and gift items to purchase when you stop by. You can also order online if you don’t want to visit in person. And if you spend over $100 online, you’ll receive free shipping on your purchase!  As…

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DISCOVER LOCAL ARTISTS AT THE ART LEAGUE GALLERY

Alexandria plays host to a community of talented creatives, and they have the opportunity to display their masterpieces at The Art League Gallery. Each month brings a fresh set of exhibits from up-and-coming artists to this local gallery, where the public is always welcome to come and view the works for free. This month, the gallery…

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UNCONVENTIONAL BRUNCH RECIPES TO WHIP UP THIS FATHER’S DAY

  They say the easiest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so it’s only fitting that a day devoted to Dad would be full of delicious things to eat. And when the food surprises his taste buds with unique flavor combinations and unexpected ingredients? Even better! This Father’s Day, treat Dad to…

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TRY THE VANILLA MINT CHIP AT CASA ROSADA ARTISAN GELATO

Icy cold, creamy bliss is what you will taste if you get a taste of the delicious goodness that is at Casa Rosada Artisan Gelato. Delicious, authentic Argentinian gelato is served at this Alexandria gelateria, and boy is it ever good! Customers are most excited about the vanilla mint chip, chocotorta, dulce de leche, Oreolato, and…

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BARCA PIER AND WINE BAR: A TASTE OF SPAIN NEAR THE PORTER DEL RAY

We’ve all missed getting together with friends and family over a glass of wine. If you’re ready to get back out there, try Barca Pier and Wine Bar this weekend with an intimate group of your favorite people! This new Catalonian-inspired spot is earning rave reviews for its gorgeous location, great service, tasty tapas, and wonderful wine…

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MUST-MAKE RECIPES FOR A DELICIOUS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

What could be better than spending Memorial Day weekend relaxing and catching up with friends and family? Doing all of the above, but with delicious food thrown into the mix! From side dishes to desserts, here are three delicious recipes to whip up during the long holiday weekend. They’re guaranteed to make the holiday even…

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TREAT YOUR FINGERS AND FEET AT OLD TOWN NAILS & SPA

There’s no cure like a pedicure! Treat yourself to a relaxing spa day at Old Town Nails & Spa, where they offer all sorts of services ranging from nails, facials, and massage treatments to waxing and eyelash enhancing.     It’s a lovely place to spend time with your close gal pals and unwind or enjoy some…

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