Tag: holiday

Foodie: Sparkling wines make every day special

By Jill Erber I’d like to propose a toast… Wait a minute. It’s time to rethink how and when we select, drink, share and pair...

Sipping through the holidays in style

By Elizabeth Myllenbeck It’s that time of year when everything seems to move a little faster. The days are shorter, and we are making every...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: The future of...

This is the time of year so many of us make wishes for what we want and then hope that they come true over...

Photos: 2018 Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

The holiday season kicked off in a big way in Alexandria this past week, and the intermittent rain showers didn't dampen spirits as residents,...

Holiday Gift Guide: Ways to make holiday gatherings special and painless

By Louise Krafft With Christmas and Hanukkah come gatherings of friends, family and co-workers. They’re fun to attend, but can be challenging to plan and...

Our View: We have much to be thankful for

Thanksgiving always seems to come just in time. During election years – and in Virginia we vote on something most years – it comes just...

Pets: Be sure to avoid these holiday pet hazards

By Kim Gilliam The winter holidays are a time to enjoy seeing family and friends, but don’t get so wrapped up in the excitement of...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

What to know about Scottish Christmas Walk weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As preparations begin to transform Old Town for the Campagna Center's 47th annual Scottish Christmas Walk, the longtime tradition has...

Tree lighting, Turkey Trot to take place in Alexandria this week

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The City of Alexandria hosts its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Market Square this Friday, Nov. 24. The event will...