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Expect Fresh Coffee, Flowers and More at Poppyseed Rye

There aren’t many places where you can devour a fresh sandwich as a garden of beautiful blooms flourishes overhead. Maybe that’s why Poppyseed Rye has already started earning fans despite only recently opening its doors. Part coffeehouse, part florist, it serves coffee, fresh sandwiches, and artfully arranged bouquets—and is fittingly adorned with bright blossoms. Stop…

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How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022 The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the…

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Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon: A Holiday Tradition Returns Near The Beacon Clarendon

The magic of the holiday season transcends time, something that’s clearer than ever when you experience Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon. The former home of President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington, the mansion gets all decked out for the season on December 17th and 18th. Although the decor is much more modern than…

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Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. DIY Snow Globes [The Sweetest Occasion] Did you…

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Start Thanksgiving on a Healthy Note With the Arlington Turkey Trot

The Arlington Food Assistance Center. Bridges to Independence. PathForward. These are a few of the local nonprofit organizations that benefit from the annual Arlington Turkey Trot. They address important local issues such as homelessness, poverty, and food insecurity—all things that should be at top of mind as you give thanks for everything you have this Turkey…

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Snag Your Halloween Costume at Total Party in Arlington

It’s that time of year again! Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you’re in search of the perfect costume and accessories, Arlington’s Total Party has you covered.  Shop the rows and rows of different, fun, yet creative costumes and don’t forget to add the wigs, gloves, and other cool accessories that…

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Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of beauty supplies you have stowed in the bathroom. Use…

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Leave the Cooking to the Pros at European Market Kitchen and Cafe

Part eatery, part gourmet grocery store, European Market Kitchen and Cafe has something for every foodie. If you’re the type who likes to spend time in the kitchen preparing your own food, gather imported groceries from the marketplace and take them home for a cooking session. If you’d rather let someone else do the hard…

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How to Make Your Apartment Extra Cozy for Autumn

With its shorter days and dipping temperature, the fall season reinvigorates our desire for cozy, welcoming spaces. Here are a few tips to help you bring autumn into your apartment—in the snuggliest, comfiest way possible. Toss up some twinkle lights. Twinkle lights instantly create a cozy vibe within your home, transforming a simple space into…

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