Ramparts Tavern & Grill

By Lani Gering Ramparts Tavern & Grill Football Fare – Something for Everyone! We have to start this column out with a bit of a true confession….it has been a “while” since either one of us has been in Ramparts to drink or dine. In fact it has been well over a year – I […]

Baltimore Museum of Industry- Join the Industrial Evolution!

By Bob Tagert Baltimore Museum of Industry – Join the Industrial Evolution! We were invited to attend the Distillery Showcase presented by the Maryland Distillers Guild on June 25th. We had tickets to see the Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton perform at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons that Sunday so we decided to […]

Summertime is Winding Down….

By Lani Gering Summertime is Winding Down… The month of September hosts the final days of summer and the beginning of fall. Here in the Harbor that means that some of the events that make this a fun place to live and visit cease only to make way for upcoming holiday happenings. The Thursday “Date […]

The History of Labor Day

The History of Labor Day   Labor Day: What it means. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being […]

National Harbor September Calendar

The Plaza is a Busy Place!   FREE FITNESS CLASSES   On the Plaza Through October   Participate in a free fitness classes on the Plaza brought to you by No Excuse Workout. All classes run from 7-8 pm except Saturday morning yoga that runs from 10-11 am.   Mondays – CardioHIT Tuesdays – Kickboxing […]

MY SKIN Liquid Treatment

MY SKIN Liquid Treatment       MY SKIN’s incredible liquid solution removes and dramatically reduces the appearance of ingrown hairs, razor bumps, burns, red bumps and inflammation from shaving, waxing, laser, electrolysis, threading and tweezing. MY SKIN Liquid Treatment can be used for men’s face, neck, head and chest and for women’s bikini lines, […]

Generation Wealth

Generation Wealth Miriam R. Kramer “Everyone wants to be rich. If they can’t be rich, the next best thing is to feel rich—and if they don’t want to feel rich, then they’re probably dead.” So says David Siegel, the time-share billionaire who continues to build a house planned to be the biggest in America, a […]

Chef’s Special: Declan Horgan

By Chester Simpson   Declan Horgan Daniel O’Connell’s Restaurant & Bar 112 King Street Old Town Alexandria 703-739-1124 Danieloconnellsrestaurant.com   When did you first become interested in cooking and what made you choose a culinary career? During my whole childhood and into my adult years my mother and her mother and my mother’s sisters all […]

Behind the Bar: Kat Warren

Kat Warren R.T.’s Restaurant 3804 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 703-684-6010 rtsrestaurant.com   Kat is behind the bar Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights.   Kat conjurs up a Creole 75 #1. A variation on the French 75.  It has Leopold’s small batch gin that is infused in house with pear and rosemary, fresh lemon […]

September Pets of the Month

Bob the Cat Meet the bodacious Bob! This big, beautiful boy is looking for a best buddy who loves munching on tasty snacks and napping the day away. Bob is partially blind, but don’t let that label fool you! He gets around great and needs no special care, just an extra-large litter box. During his […]