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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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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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Tai Chi

Try Tai Chi at Body and Brain Alexandria

Body and Brain Alexandria strives to ease stress and build strength with its low-impact fitness classes, particularly its unique Body and Brain Yoga. This all-levels class accommodates practitioners of all ages and skill levels. It moves at a slower pace, focusing on stretching and breathing techniques, to help attendees find a sense of calm and strength. With the addition of…

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DC Metro Food Tours: Taste-Test Your Way Through Alexandria

Old Town Alexandria, Capitol Hill, and Dupont Circle represent just a fraction of the neighborhoods that DC Metro Food Tours highlight. The walking and bus tours take foodies on adventures throughout DC’s vibrant neighborhoods and some of the surrounding suburbs, stopping at the best restaurants along the way. Embark on a foray by foot into Old Town Alexandria, where you’ll…

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