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Enjoy Great Specials All Week Long at Brother Jimmy’s BBQ

For over 25 years, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ has been spreading the tradition of North Carolina slow-smoked barbeque throughout the East Coast. The newest location is no different and offers tasty meals and Southern hospitality that you’d expect from such a North Carolina staple. Start off with some traditional hush puppies with maple butter, fried green tomatoes (or “Frickles”) with horseradish…

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Bring Your Dog Along to Pups & Pilsners on September 18

Grab your dog and get over to the Pups & Pilsners outdoor beer festival on Sunday September 18, 2016 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. If you don’t have a dog, you're welcome to come anyway and enjoy the dog-friendly festival, featuring a massive beer garden with craft brews and offerings from local breweries. You can bring your own food…

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Take a Taste of Alexandria History at Pop’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream Co.

Alexandria is an old fashioned kind of town, so perhaps it is no surprise that one of its favorite ice cream parlors is Pop’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream Co, located in the heart of Old Town. The shop is named after Ray “Pop” Giovanni, who was famous in the DC area for his frozen desserts throughout the 1940s, making a…

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Happy Labor Day!

Have a relaxing day with fun and laughter!

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