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MUST-MAKE RECIPES FOR A DELICIOUS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 26th, 2021 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…

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MAZARA ITALIAN RESTAURANT: A NEW SPOT FOR ITALIAN FARE IN ARLINGTON

April 23rd, 2021 A new stop serving only authentic Italian food, Mazara Italian Restaurant provides the tastes of Italy in the heart of Arlington. Enjoy a savory meal with popular dishes such as lobster ravioli, pasta allo scoglio, and fettuccine verdi. They also serve pizza and various entrees like their filletto or salmone alla griglio, antipasti, and…

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APARTMENT-FRIENDLY HOUSEPLANTS TO ADD TO YOUR MUST-GROW LIST

April 15th, 2021 Thinking about welcoming a new addition to your household—one with roots and leaves? Plant parenthood can certainly be rewarding, especially when you’re staying home most of the time. If you’re just getting started, here are a few plants that can thrive in your apartment. Jade. This simple succulent with scarlet-tinged leaves barely needs…

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CRAFT YOUR OWN TASTE OF PARIS AT THE FRENCH MACARON-MAKING MASTER CLASS

March 8th, 2021 At The Boardroom VA’s French Macaron-Making Master Class, you won’t just learn how to craft macarons—you’ll also get some insight into the history of the French cookie. For example, Chef Michael will probably relay the rumor that macarons aren’t really French at all. Their origin story actually begins in Renaissance-era Italy, where the…

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FUN AND CREATIVE WAYS TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT HOME

March 5th, 2021 While St. Patrick’s Day usually involves a visit to your favorite pub followed by a parade, celebrations will likely look a little different in 2021. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t enjoy the camaraderie, delicious food, and the Irish spirit that make March 17 so special. Here are three ways to…

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SURPRISE YOUR VALENTINE WITH SWEETS FROM ARTISAN CONFECTIONS

February 11th, 2021 If you want to get your sweetheart something sweet for Valentine’s Day, Artisan Confections has plenty of options for you—even if you’re shopping last-minute. The chocolate shop specializes in artfully crafted candy featuring both high-quality imported goods, like French chocolate, and locally sourced ingredients, such as Maryland-grown organic mint. And the resulting treats are…

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TAKE A SEAT ON THE HEATED PATIO AT GLOVER PARK GRILL

January 18th, 2021 Alfresco dining in January just got cozy thanks to the Glover Park Grill’s heated patio. You can stay safe and socially distanced while enjoying the fresh fare of Chef Michael Schlow still hot from the kitchen. That includes everything from house-made bagels and pastries to steak and seafood. The new eatery serves as…

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HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR WINTER WORKOUTS

January 7th, 2021 Working out in the warm months was pretty easy, even with gym closures and other restrictions. The great outdoors always beckoned with sunshine and balmy breezes, inviting you to go for a run or maybe join an outdoor fitness class. But with the colder temperatures moving in, staying active has become more…

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