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It’s more than eating turkey, watching football, and taking naps!

Thanksgiving is a national United States holiday that takes place every third Thursday of November, this year on November 24th. The first Thanksgiving dates back to 1621, when the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn feast. Then, for more than two centuries, Thanksgiving was celebrated on different days by the US colonies and…

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Enjoy the Outdoor Patio Year-Round at Dovetail 14th Street Restaurant

The patio at Dovetail 14th Street Restaurant might be a little more crowded during the warm months, but it’s designed to serve as a year-round seating option for guests. With climate control and a permanent bar situated at one end, it’s a chic fresh-air space that’s as stylish as the indoor bar and dining room.…

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Bring Your Furry Friend to Yappy Hour This Sunday

Wunder Garten’s beautiful greenspace began as a pop-up inspired by German beer gardens. But it was so popular that the colorful beer garden quickly became a permanent part of the NoMa neighborhood. Now it’s been around for seven years, pouring beers and bringing the community together for events like Yappy Hour. Every Sunday afternoon, patrons…

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Drink Your Way Through Dupont Circle at the DC Halloween Bar Crawl on October 29th

Nightmare on Elm Street vibes come to our neck of the woods at the DC Halloween Bar Crawl. The 24th Annual Nightmare on M Street Bar Crawl storms back onto the autumn scene this Saturday, October 29th for another year of sips and screams—and you can take part for a mere $15. Grab a ticket…

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Enjoy Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine at Zenebech Restaurant

Anyone who knows anything about Ethiopian food understands that injera is the keystone of this cuisine. The spongy flatbread serves as a stand-in for utensils. In traditional Ethiopian dining rooms (and restaurants), it’s torn into pieces and used to scoop up the rest of the meal. So it makes sense that Zenebech Restaurant started out…

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DIY Halloween Decor

Let’s cut to the chase, Halloween is peaking its head around the corner. Well, it’s a headless horseman head! With that, there is nothing more exciting than decorating for Halloween. Here are some DIY decorations you can make to get in the spooky spirit!  Delightful Devilish Handsoap- Buy some hand soap from the Dollar Store,…

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Get Active for a Good Cause at the Run! Geek! Run! 5K on September 25th

Every year, the community of Alexandria comes together to exercise for a good cause. The annual Run! Geek! Run! 5K is always hosted by small businesses in the name of helping a local charity. For 2022, the beneficiary is SCAN of Northern Virginia. The organization is working to end child abuse and neglect in our…

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