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Hit These Farmers Markets Before They Close for the Season

Fall is synonymous with harvest time and there’s no better way to reap the rewards of a prosperous fall bounty than by exploring the area’s vast number of Farmers Markets. Fairfax County Government runs 10 different markets throughout the year, and there are several other independent community-run…

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Browse These Indie Bookstores in Northern Virginia

Escape to another world through literature at one of the amazing independent bookstores in Fairfax County. Better yet, pick up the latest finds from one of our talented local authors. Grab a warm cup of coffee or tea and curl up with a book that will take you on your next memorable adventure. In…

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Ways to Commemorate Juneteenth

Updated 2022 It is known as “America's Second Independence Day.” Yet there is no battle marking that day. No birthday of a new nation. Not even an anniversary of a document. Rather Juneteenth, the commemoration of freedom from slavery, commemorates June 19, 1865 - the date federal troops arrived in…

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Shop These Indie Record Stores in Northern Virginia

These days, music is at our fingertips – and in our earbuds, our smartphones, our computers, our cars, you name it. But there’s something magical about taking the time to hold a record in your hands, listen to it spin on a turntable, and feel the melody surround your soul. Northern Virginia has a…

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How to Spend A Day in Tysons, America's Next Great City

Nestled between Washington, DC and the rolling hills of Great Falls, Tysons is ready for its close-up. Long known as a regional shopping destination and corporate home to heavy hitters like Booz Allen Hamilton, Hilton Worldwide, and Capital One, Tysons continues to grow at breakneck speed and is…

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Things to Do During a Day in Falls Church & Merrifield

The neighboring towns of Falls Church and Merrifield are about as divergent as they can be, with incredibly distinctive and interesting stories to tell. Each area has its own appeal and unique attributes that make both worthy destinations to explore. While it may not be obvious to know where Falls…

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A Delicious Tour Through Annandale

South Alexandria has its Hispanic food. Falls Church has its Vietnamese. And for Korean food, the National Capital Area heads to its unofficial “Koreatown,” Annandale. In fact, the DC region has the nation’s third largest concentration of Korean Americans and Annandale is its epicenter. Depending…

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