Desserts by Gerard: Traditional Confections Crafted by a World-Traveled Baker

Gerard Huet spent decades years working as the pastry chef at hotels all over the world before opening Desserts by Gerard in Oxon Hill. The Grand Hotel in France, The Beverly Pavilion Hotel in Beverly Hills, and the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC are just a few of the establishments where he honed his craft. Now as the head baker…

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Take a Floral Design Workshop on Wednesday, September 27!

On Wednesday, September 27, Helen Olivia Flowers will be hosting a floral design workshop for all levels. The workshop includes all necessary flowers, vases, and tools, as well as guided instruction from a Helen Olivia designer. This is a great way to get creative and make something beautiful to display in your home! This floral design workshop will feature the…

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CrossFit Old Town: Amp Up Your Workout Routine

When you hear the word "CrossFit," you might immediately think of a fitness routine that's only appropriate for hardcore fitness fanatics. But actually, the opposite is true. CrossFit is a workout routine that can easily be tailored to any level of athletic ability, starting at a slow pace and advancing as your body gets stronger. Allow the coaches at CrossFit…

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Don’t Miss Out on the Great Deals During Alexandria Restaurant Week!

On August 18-27, 2017, nearly 60 Alexandria restaurants will feature a $35 three-course dinner for one OR a $35 dinner for two during Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week. More than two dozen restaurants will also offer lunch deals at $10, $15 or $20 per person in addition to the dinner specials. Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week showcases the inventiveness of local chefs…

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