Last of the Summer Days in Alexandria

Jessica Richardson Blog , Local Lifestyle , Real Estate

There’s been a lot of talk about Fall being right around the corner but we’re not ready to give up on Summer just yet. We’ve got a month of summer left to enjoy wearing flips flops and shorts while having an ice cream at the Old Town market square. There are several outdoor events in Alexandria to keep you entertained …

Society Fair Happy Hour

Our Favorite Happy Hour Around Town

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

The DC area sure does love happy hour, and honestly, what’s not to love?  Great deals on food and drink, an excuse to leave the office at a reasonable hour, and still making it home for a full eight hours of sleep.  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite happy hour specials, and hope you will enjoy them as much …

Fall festivities - Gravelly Point

Fall Festivities for Two

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

Last week I posted about fall festivities for the whole family. This week, I’m transitioning from pumpkin patches and petting zoos to wineries and outdoor concerts. In short, if you’re looking for a fun fall date night with your partner, look no further than the suggestions below. Trip to the Wineries We have no shortage of wineries in Northern Virginia. Lucky …

Patio Crashing in Old Town, Alexandria

Jessica Richardson Real Estate

Old Town, Alexandria has many wonderful restaurants with outdoor seating but nothing beats having friends and family over to your own home on a lovely summer evening. The next owners of 722 Fairfax will enjoy entertaining on two lovely courtyards which connect through the spacious living room. Step through French doors leading from the Chef-worthy kitchen to the first patio …

Alexandria Staycation: 5 Top Things to Do for Springbreak

Jessica Richardson Blog , Local Lifestyle , Our Areas , Real Estate

Are you staying home for Spring Break? Has your extended family decided you’re “it” for the Easter holiday. If you find yourself staying in Alexandria, we’ve included art, music, dancing, Easter egg hunting and history in our top 5 top things to do. Stanley Clarke Band (America Jazz) will be playing at The Birchmere. Enjoy an evening listening to what …

Focus on: Old Town, Alexandria in Virginia

Jessica Richardson Listings , Local Lifestyle , Our Areas , Real Estate

Old Town is the commercial center and the historic heart of the City of Alexandria. The Old Town lifestyle is extremely walkable ~ you can park your car and have most everything you need with a short walk or bike ride. Residential streets are surrounded and, in some areas, intermixed with retail and commercial businesses. King Street is the main …

Getting Out and About on Christmas Day

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Christmas day is a wonderful time to spend with family, sitting around the fireplace, watching Christmas themed movies and football. Many will even stay in their pajamas all day. But if you have out-of-town guests who want to be entertained, or you just want to get out for while, here are a few activities to consider on Christmas day: The …