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Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region's music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.

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NoVA Happy Hours

We’ve compiled a list of happy hour hot spots that offer more than just your average drink specials.

Guides: Farmers Markets

These outdoor markets provide a unique opportunity to shop, sample and help area farmers, all while saving money…


Guides: Biking and Jogging Trails

As the beautiful weather continues, take advantage of the warmth to skip the gym and get outside for your exercise routine. The following biking and jogging trails offer a beautiful respite from stuffy gyms…


Public Parks

Whether small, passive green spaces in urban areas, or more expansive acres offering activities, there are plenty of NoVA parks available.



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Comedy Man

Greg Garcia dips into his Northern Virginia upbringing for Season Two of ‘The Millers.’


The cloudy, hazy weed renaissance

As other states and the district move on legalizing marijuana, a look at what it’s going to take to get Virginia up to speed.

Facing Fate

For Secret Service agent Clint Hill, expressions of anguish and adoration have helped heal the wounds of Dallas 1963.

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.


Matt Bassett

Matt Bassett

The Hub’s new associate artistic director.


Katya Ananieva of She’s Unique

Blogger Turned Boutique Boss

Katya Ananieva of She’s Unique shares the impact blogging had on her success and what’s next for the popular jewelry shop.


Golf ball in roses

The Perfect Golf Date for Your Golf-Free Relationship

Planning a golf date when your partner isn’t into golf can be a challenge. Here’s what to look for, and where to go.


Northern Virginia Magazine City Sprawl

Dis-counting to Five

Picking apart an examination of our numeral system, and putting it back together again.


Photo Courtesy of the European Union Delegation

Explore Europe Without Leaving the DMV at Kids Euro Fest 2014

Kids Euro Fest 2014 gives families the chance to learn about different European cultures without leaving the states

Photo courtesy of the Washington Capitals

Hit the Ice with the Capitals’ Hockey n’ Heels

Get the chance to meet current Capitals and learn more about the game of hockey at this exclusive event for the Caps biggest female fans.

Photo by Susan Schmitz/

A pair of Halloween Events for Furry Friends

No tricks involved—treat your dog this Halloween at these local events held especially to entertain your tail-wagging pal and you.

Photo by Andrew Bossi.

Artwork Moves at Torpedo Factory Arts Center

While the Torpedo Factory Art Center always art, “A Niche in the Hall” presented by Jane Franklin Dance will bring artwork to life on Nov. 13.

Photo courtesy of Bendure Communications, Inc.

5 Things to Know Before Heading to the International Gold Cup

Get all the information you need before heading down to the International Gold Cup this weekend.