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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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Now Open Near Your Apartment: Swingers, a ‘Crazy Golf’ Club

If you’ve never sipped an Old Fashioned between swings of a mini-golf club, have you really lived? The minds behind Swingers would say no. The “crazy golf” club is new to Dupont Circle, but in its native England, the fun pastime is well-known. It’s a type of truly over-the-top indoor mini-golf complemented by gourmet street…

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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…

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Save Room for the Baklava at Kabobistan Arlington

When’s the last time you tried a new restaurant? With the unusual circumstances of the past year, it’s probably been a lot longer than usual. But new businesses are once again starting to open their doors—including Kabobistan Arlington, which recently debuted in Columbia Heights. Its name offers a pretty good clue about what’s on the…

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Your Guide to Decorating Your Apartment for Summer

Summer has finally arrived after what probably felt like a very long season of cold and rain. To celebrate, add some spice to your space! Here are a few ideas to make your abode feel super summery. When in doubt, go with white hues. Whether you’re picking a new tablecloth, duvet, or gauzy curtains for…

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