Holiday Hosting Tips for Renters

December 09, 2019

Now that the holidays are in full swing, you're likely starting to make your party plans. And if those plans include hosting a soiree at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks will get your apartment ready for the crowd.

Usher In 2020 at First Night Alexandria

December 09, 2019

Looking for a family-friendly way to ring in the new year? Then First Night Alexandria might be exactly what you want. This alcohol-free celebration is in its 25th year, and is more popular than ever, thanks to its focus on community-based arts and its collaboration with museums, libraries, churches, city recreation centers, and theatres, which all become First Night performance venues on December 31. 

Warm Up This Winter Over a Steaming Bowl of Soup From Zoup!

December 09, 2019

Chilly weather outside means it's time to warm up inside with a steaming bowl of soup, and for many Arlington locals, that means a trip to Zoup! on North Fairfax Drive. When you arrive at this newly opened eatery, you’ll find that the menu allows you to choose among a dozen different soups, each prepared daily from scratch and served with a generous slice of freshly baked bread. If you want something creamy and decadent, order the lobster bisque or the chicken potpie soup. Looking for something a bit lighter?