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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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An Advocate for Animals

Adele Douglass gave up her life savings to bring humane treatment practices to farm animals through her humane certification organization.


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.


Author Robert Bausch

Robert Bausch

Stafford author and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee releases newest tome.


Anita Henry of Rouge in Leesburg

Luxury Fragrance Found in Leesburg

Rouge Spa and Boutique owner Anita Henry creates affordable custom-blends from her fragrance library of over 600 exotic oils.


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 Michael Balderston

120 Hours: Local Filmmakers Compete in Speakeasy Shorts

The process of a local film team as they adapt, film and edit a short film in just five days for the annual Speakeasy Shorts competition.


6 Ways to give back to your Community this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving season, spread the spirit of giving in your community by donating, volunteering or participating in charity events near home.

Photo courtesy of Arlington Turkey Trot.

Get Pumped Before You Get Plump

In preparation for the feast to come, check out these Thanksgiving fun runs, 5Ks and 10Ks near you.

Photo courtesy of Speakeasy D.C.

Speakeasy Shorts Mixes Film and Live Storytelling for Creative Results

The annual competition sees filmmakers adapt a story into a short film in five days

Photo by Aleksander Erin/

Paint and be proud at the World of Color Expo

Calling all art enthusiasts and creative minds: for the first time ever, the World of Color Expo will celebrate a rainbow of art with exhibits, classes and art sales for all.