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Happy Labor Day!

September 1, 2014 2:20 pm

We hope everyone has a happy and safe Labor Day!

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Streamline Your Shopping With These 5 Helpful Apps

August 29, 2014 5:01 pm

With our busy lives, sometimes even a trip to the mall is too hard to fit into the schedule. Thanks to our smartphones and the internet, we don't even need to leave our homes to find the best discounts on all our needs. Here are five of our favorite shopping apps:

Members post items (dresses, furniture, handbags, etc.) on the website. Users can search through item after item and purchase what they want. Each picture will take you the actual item so you can buy it. Buy items on the spot or save them for later. Search through everything or follow users and stores you like. Available for iOS and Android.

No time to cut coupons? This handy app helps you find the best price on items you need. Just type in what you're looking for and stores in your area with the best prices will pop up. The app will even alert you when your favorite items are on sale. Available for iOS and Android.

Amazon is great for buying just about anything you need, from books and technology to apparel and household essentials. Comparison shopping? The mobile app, available for Android and iOS, lets you scan a barcode to see if you can find it for a better price on Amazon.

This app does all the work of bargain shopping for you. Just scan the barcode of a product you want and ShopSavvy will show you the best prices in the area and online along with user reviews of the product. Available for iOS and Android.

Earn rewards for shopping. The app recognizes your location and gives you rewards for visiting stores like Old Navy, Target, Macy's, and even gas stations like Exxon and Mobil. Save up your rewards to earn free coffee or coupons for items you need like jeans and sneakers. Available for iOS and Android.

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Order the Deviled Egg App at Virtue Feed and Grain

August 20, 2014 4:02 pm

Eating well isn’t a vice when you go to Virtue Feed and Grain in Alexandria. This Old Town bar and restaurant is actually housed in an old feed barn that's been reconditioned by using repurposed materials.The result is a place that blends into the surroundings, but also stands out on its own.

The interior is rustic, with brick and wood walls showing the original construction. The upstairs bar and lounge is cool and comfortable, with nice couches and burlap bag pillows. This makes for a perfect post-work meeting spot with friends, or you could come for lunch and dinner to try some of the classic cuisine. The burgers and entrees are all good, but don’t pass up the deviled egg appetizer.

Virtue Feed and Grain is open every day, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Be sure to come back for the brunch on Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Virtue Feed and Grain
106 S. Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 970-3669

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