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Alexandria's Barrett Branch Library Sit-In in 1939.

Standing Up

A single act of determined, non-violent heroics by one of Alexandria’s native sons marks the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in Virginia.

Buzz Bin, Entertainment Features | Thursday, August 21, 2014 @1:29 pm

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The Chocolate Mishap

How recalling a candied catastrophe from my youth reminds me how far I’ve come.

The Wannabe Health Junkie | Thursday, August 21, 2014 @10:39 am

Photo by Allison Michelli

Linda Greenlaw of ‘The Perfect Storms’ Brings Her Own Line of Swordfish to Virginia

Movie nostalgia and swordfish at Clyde’s.

Gut Check | Thursday, August 21, 2014 @9:42 am

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McDonnell testifies about First Lady; Supreme Court blocks gay marriage in Va.

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, August 21.

Buzz Bin | Thursday, August 21, 2014 @9:27 am

Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission' HistoryMobile.

Burning Railcars and Moving Museums in Manassas this Weekend

Flames will light the night sky this Saturday in Manassas during the railroad car burning for Civil War Weekend.

The Game Plan | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 @11:22 am

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Part Doughnut Shop, Part Speakeasy: Sugar Shack Opening in Old Town Alexandria

“Donuts work all day long. People have them for breakfast and people also have them as dessert.”

Gut Check | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 @10:28 am

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ISIS claims execution of journalist James Foley; Virginia prepares for gay marriage

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, August 20.

Buzz Bin | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 @10:03 am

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Trending: iNostalgia

Nostalgia sells, because you are never too old for a Trapper Keeper.

Buzz Bin | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @4:54 pm

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Angela’s Picks for August

Our fashion and beauty writer shares her monthly wishlist.

Obsessions, S.W.A.G. | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @3:52 pm

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Shopping Simplified: RunwayStop.com

A NoVinian has found the fastest way to buy runway-caliber fashion online.

S.W.A.G. | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @2:09 pm

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What to Wear to a Football Game

Look great at the game with these four warm and stylish looks for the football season.

S.W.A.G. | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @11:35 am

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Aides: McDonnell was ‘Mr. Honest’; Special election in Fairfax, Arlington

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, August 19.

Buzz Bin | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @9:33 am

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Dress Your Sandwich

Mustard, mayo and peanut butter never looked better.

Gut Check | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @7:23 am

Philosophy Summer Grace Whipped Body Cream

August’s Best in Beauty

Get your glow this month with these 5 red-hot skin products.

Best in Beauty, S.W.A.G. | Monday, August 18, 2014 @3:23 pm

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Dating App Reviews: Tinder & Match

Dating sites and apps aren’t resting on their laurels. They’re releasing weird bells and whistles for the singles who don’t just want to passively look at a menu of pictures and profiles, pick some and communicate with the person on the other end.

Mating Call | Monday, August 18, 2014 @11:35 am



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