Pick Up a New Read at Hooray For Books!

Although Hooray For Books! initially opened as a children's bookstore in 2008, in the decade since, its collection has grown considerably. Today, the locally owned bookstore boasts sections dedicated to both young adults and adults. What's more, it hosts a roster of events each month to entertain bookworms of all ages. Come to Hooray For Books! to explore its large…

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Have Some Musical Fun at Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

​At Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar in the National Harbor, two piano players take your song requests and turn them into some of the best live entertainment you'll find. Seated at a pair of pianos on stage, the musicians take requests from the audience and go back and forth attempting to best their opponent. Hilarious jokes are also made in…

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Enjoy Happy Hour or Brunch at Brabo

Brabo isn't a single establishment, but rather a pair situated inside of the Lorien Hotel in Old Town Alexandria. The restaurant offers a more formal dining experience, while the casual tasting room hosts happy hours and casual get-togethers. If you want to taste-test some of the contemporary cuisine and upscale libations, swing by for happy hour in the tasting room…

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Treat Yourself to Something Sweet From Blüprint Chocolatiers

If you have a sweet tooth, you might already know about Blüprint Chocolatiers. This locally owned chocolate shop specializes in artisan treats, beginning with the highest quality chocolate available. Then they add fresh fruit purees, fine coffees, and other ingredients to create decadent confections. If you're a fan of java, sink your teeth into a mocha chocolate. The flavors of…

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