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The Old Town Shop: A Must-Shop Boutique Near The Esplanade

A historic relic of Alexandria’s past is what you will find at The Old Town Shop. The shop itself is a tribute to the historical past and current culture of our quaint, yet bustling little city. Treasures and troves are all found hidden in this little shop with trinket-type gifts, fancy glasses, and other antiques afoot.  Here, you can find local…

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Henry’s Soul Cafe Brings the Flavors of the South to Oxon Hill

Good old fashioned cooking’ is the best way to describe Henry’s Soul Café, where the food is baked with love and customers can truly taste it! Started by a Southerner himself, Henry, and now his son Jermaine, this café serves Southern-style comfort food in Oxon Hill, with a welcoming atmosphere and affordable prices, to boot.  Currently Henry’s Soul Café is most…

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Need-to-Know Info for a Fun (and Safe) Camping Trip

Planning a camping trip this summer? Getting outdoors is a fun and safe option for a couples’ or a family vacation, but you’ll fare better if you’re prepared! Here are a few tips for newbies. • Know your options. You don’t have to dive right into tent camping if you’re a novice! Many campsites offer alternatives like car camping or RV…

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