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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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From July’s Summer Guide: Boys of Summer

Sitting in the stands and taking in a game and a hot dog aren’t the only forms of entertainment to be had at Nationals Park. Mark these dates on your calendar to get the full experience of the stadium.


From July’s Summer Guide: 44 Outdoor Summer Flicks

Outdoor film showings in NoVA that help you enjoy the southern summer nights from July to September.

From July’s Summer Guide: NoVA’s Summer Concerts and Festivals

For when you just need to get out in the sun, listen to some live music or enjoy a county fair.

Northern Virginians of the Year 2015

Here we honor Northern Virginians who are working with female convicts to make a new start at life; rebuilding computers for low-income students; bringing our area’s history to life; growing the art scene in the suburbs; sending care packages to soldiers overseas; and raising funds for those battling cancer. All of our Northern Virginians of the Year make this area a better place to live.


George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Dean Malissa

The actor who brings George Washington to life at Mount Vernon.


Maria-Alejandra Avellanda, creator of Mars Vida

A Cut above the Rest

Maria-Alejandra Avellanda, creator of Mars Vida, brings smaller-cut swimwear with a South American flair to Northern Virginia.


Tiffany Faucette, 1757 Golf Course

Faces: Tiffany Faucette

One of the Most Recognized Golf Instructors in NoVA.


Northern Virginia Magazine City Sprawl

The Night Life

Up all night? Maybe you’re better for it.


Northern Virginia community theatre in July

5 NoVA community theater shows to catch this summer

Let the amateurs show off their talents in any of these Broadway hits at your local park or public school

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3 Northern Virginia survival schools, plus binge-worthy TV shows to inspire

Looking for a unique way to spend some time this summer? Learn how to survive in any situation at these three schools and get inspired by some of the best survivalist TV shows out there.

Nationals Park

10 Things to Take the Kids to in July

A collection of family-friendly entertainment options happening this month.

‘An American Celebration’ at Mount Vernon.

July’s Not-To-Miss Events

Five shows, concerts and events you can’t afford to miss this month.

4th of july wine

Drink to the Fourth of July at these four wineries

Before the Fourth of July fireworks, head over to a Northern Virginia winery.