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Looking to Upgrade Your Bathroom? Try These DIY Projects



The bathroom is often one of the most neglected rooms in any home, but with a few simple updates, this high-traffic area can become a soothing oasis. Transform your rental bathroom into an at-home spa with these stylish (and affordable!) DIY projects. Improve the lighting. If your bathroom is dull and dark, brighten things up […]

Shop Like a Locavore at Del Ray Farmers’ Market



There’s something special about a truly great farmer’s market. The brightly colored fresh-cut flowers, the crisp farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, the handmade cheeses and baked goods, all made with a strong sense of local pride. This is exactly what you’ll find at Del Ray Farmer’s Market, which is open year round so you always have […]

Where to Shop Unique Art and Wall Decor for Kids’ Rooms



Your kids' bedrooms should be the most fun rooms in the house when it comes to decorating, and that means that you likely want to keep them as colorful and creative as possible. If you’re looking for wall art designed especially for the little one that will add some flair to their bare walls, these […]

Have You Tried the Alligator Stew at Warehouse Bar & Grill?



Warehouse Bar & Grill is a go-to spot for fine dining in Alexandria. Located in the heart of Old Town, Warehouse specializes in prime-aged steaks and fresh seafood prepared with a Louisiana flair. Kick off your meal with fresh oysters, shrimp and crawfish beignets, or Asian-style ribs with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Or maybe […]

How to Add a Pop of Color to Your Existing Decor



While a nice, neutral color palette is a great way to make your home feel chic and polished, things can also feel a bit drab without any color. If you’re looking for a way to add a pop of color to your home at Halstead Tower without going overboard, these tips will help. Add a […]

Hanks Oyster Bar: A Fan Favorite for Fresh Seafood



Calling all seafood lovers! Hank’s Oyster Bar, helmed by chef Jamie Leed, has been praised by some of the most esteemed food publications, including Gourmet, Bon Appétit, and Food and Wine magazine, for its fresh coastal cuisine. Hank’s is not your average local seafood shop; it’s a Southern experience you’ll want to have time and […]

Tackle Tough Stains With These Expert Tips



It's common knowledge that the longer a stain remains, the more difficult it is to remove. Whether it’s spilled coffee, wine, or barbecue sauce, it's still possible to save your clothes or carpet. Follow these tips on how to tackle tough stains. Time is of the essence. If you’re not near a washing machine, pre-treat […]

Ultra Zone Laser Tag: Arcade Fun in Alexandria



Fun is the name of the game at Ultra Zone in Bailey's Crossroads. This entertainment venue, which doubles as a laser tag arena and family amusement center, hosts arcade games, air hockey tables, and a pizza cafe for some between-game sustenance. However, the real highlight of Ultra Zone is, unsurprisingly, the laser tag. The multi-level […]

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