Virginia is for Wine Lovers!

Virginia is for Wine Lovers! The landscape and climate of Virginia offers countless choice sites for vineyards. Each of the state’s main regions boast vineyards and wineries. Given Virginia’s varied grape-growing sites with ideal soil conditions, fine wines now come from all over the state.   Spectacular landscapes, picturesque vineyards and fascinating people make up […]

Windsor of Old Town – Celebrating 35 Years!

By Bob Tagert   Windsor of Old Town – Celebrating 35 Years! In the late 70’s and early 80’s, Old Town Alexandria was a completely different place. Although it had a quaint feeling about it, the town was nowhere near the destination spot it is now. Franco Landini ran a restaurant called Pelicano that was […]

Mini Love!

By Jimmy Deaton Ahhh……It’s February and time for old Cupid to make his presence known once again. Of course a majority of guys will fall on the old standard of a dozen cut roses to surprise their better half, but I found something that outshines a dozen red tips any day of the week. And […]

Dental Care for Your Pets

By Sarah Liu and Carolyn Cockroft   Dental Care for Your Pets   Proper dental care prevents major disease. While most conscientious owners provide their pets with healthy diets and grooming, as well annual visits to the veterinarian to keep vaccines up-to-date, many are not aware of the importance of dental care. Studies by the […]

February King Street Cats Calendar

King Street Cats Adoption Calendar for February 2016     For details please see our Website:   Or contact us via email at:   King Street Cats 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Every Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm-4.30pm   Pro Feed Bradlee Shopping Center, 3690 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302 Every Saturday […]

February Alexandria Events

Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday with Events Throughout February   Thousands will join in the revelry for the 284th anniversary of George Washington’s birth in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. The city celebrates the General’s birthday throughout the month of February with more than a dozen festive events, including the George Washington Birthday Parade, a Cherry […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert I am writing this on January 29th. One week ago the Blizzard of 2016 fell upon us. I was stuck here for two and a half days with only one bottle of wine. Snow, cold and 30 knot winds were the norm. Next week the temps are predicted to be in the […]

West Virginia and the New River Gorge

By Bob Tagert   West Virginia and the New River Gorge     In December of last year we decided to get out of town for the Christmas holiday. We had an invitation from River Expeditions to stay at one of their luxury cabins for December 24 through the 26th near the New and Gauley […]

February Dining at the Gaylord

February Dining at the Gaylord Back by popular demand, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center’s executive chefs offer delicious February dining experiences ranging from a romantic dinner for two to an exciting big game day buffet. Experience the ultimate Big Game Football Party at National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill on February 7 at 5 […]

Snowzilla at the Harbor!

By Lani Gering Snowzilla at the Harbor! As I write this at the last minute – literally a few hours before we go to press – the snow from “snowzilla” is finally starting to melt away and we are looking at three days or more of 60 degree weather. It has been a very strange […]