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Kick Off Your Weekend at Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town

The URL of Pizzeria Paradiso advises customers to “eatyourpizza.com.” That’s sage advice, for sure, but it’s not the only thing you can do when you stop by this beloved local institution. The happy hour scene at this Old Town Alexandria outpost (halfway between Market Square and King Street Park) is a testament to that.  On weekdays from 5 to 7…

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Don’t Skip Happy Hour at Sauciety

Happy hour at Sauciety, the restaurant inside the Westin Washington National Harbor, just might be the best-kept secret in the DC area. With its stunning views of the Potomac and its easy access to the Capital Beltway, it’s an attractive rendezvous point after the workday is done.  The happy hour specials in the street-level bar area are no joke, either:…

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Don’t Skip Happy Hour at Sauciety

Happy hour at Sauciety, the restaurant inside the Westin Washington National Harbor, just might be the best-kept secret in the DC area. With its stunning views of the Potomac and its easy access to the Capital Beltway, it’s an attractive rendezvous point after the workday is done.  The happy hour specials in the street-level bar area are no joke, either:…

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How to Safely Exercise Outdoors During a Heat Wave

 When the sun is shining and the summer breezes are blowing, you’re probably happy to skip the gym and get outside for your workout. While getting some fresh air is always a great idea, exercising outdoors can also be dangerous on hot days. Here’s how to stay safe when you choose to head outside for a workout. Make sure you…

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