Top 9 Picks For Alexandria Live Music Week

Alexandria’s live music scene is all over the map—and I mean literally. On any given evening you can find live music on the legendary stage at the Birchmere, at bars, by buskers or at a brewery. And from July 10-19, 2015, Alexandria Live Music Week will showcase our city’s authentic music scene with over 100 acts playing at more than 30 venues throughout ALX. Continue reading

17 Sweet Spots for Alexandria Treats

In Alexandria, we always have room for dessert. The city is known as a dream for cuisine with a booming restaurant scene in Old Town and off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods. And Alexandria is a top dessert destination, with a bevy of bakeries and sweets shops serving everything from old-timey candies to artisan gelato.  Continue reading

Lucky Finds: Your Guide to Consignment Shops in Alexandria

It starts with a stroll down Alexandria’s brick-lined streets. Then something catches your eye. You decide you’ll “just pop in…”  It’s a tale as old as time in a city chock-full of independent boutiques, and it’s especially true of Alexandria’s many consignment shops Continue reading