The Hope of Joe Biden

The Hope of Joe Biden Miriam R. Kramer This year’s poisonous political machinations as federal and state governments apply erratic approaches to managing the COVID-19 public health crisis have burdened and saddened us. We have been offered so many reasons to become jaded, furious, and fearful. Before this presidential election I recommend that you step […]

Latinx ‘Promotores” Lead the Way for Environmental Action on the Bay

By Jeremy Cox Latinx ‘Promotores” Lead the Way for Environmental Action on the Bay Candida Garcia had never been involved in environmental causes. But over the past four years, she has founded a community garden, grilled local officials about air quality, campaigned for statewide bans on plastic bags and straws and successfully lobbied her county […]

Artists Adapt in the Covidian Age

By F. Lennox Campello Artists Adapt in the Covidian Age As I have been hammering now for several issues, the Covidian Age has delivered significant shockwaves throughout the world, severely disrupting ancient business models all over the place. While it can be argued that the current art business model was somewhat invented in the 19th […]

Getting the Most from Virginia Wine Month

By Matthew Fitzsimmons Getting the Most from Virginia Wine Month October is “Virginia Wine Month” for good reason. A warm, dry fall can turn a so-so vintage into a stellar one…while an early hurricane can wreak a year’s work. 2020 has been especially challenging, be it COVID-19, vineyard-wrecking May frosts, summer humidity, or late-season overcast […]

Balance

By Ryan Unverzagt Balance is the foundation for nearly every movement. We rely on it so much without even thinking twice about it. Balance is utilized during sitting, standing up, walking, climbing stairs, running, and not to mention….exercise, which is why I want to share a few ways to test your balance this month. Let […]

The BVI’s Are Coming Back!

The BVI’s Are Coming Back! The British Virgin Islands is officially reopening for international tourism in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The beloved Caribbean archipelago will reopen to visitors on Dec. 1st, according to British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew A. Fahie. “The Territory has two full months to prepare and we as a people must […]

The Ultimate Rum Experience Returns!

By Caribbean Journal Staff The Ultimate Rum Experience Returns! The Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience is returning this Nov. 10-15, 2020 in St Barth. The 2020 edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards and the St. Barth Rum Festival, a week-long celebration of the Caribbean’s finest rum, will return to the Caribbean capital of luxury. “This year’s Caribbean Rum Awards will again honor […]

The Beauty of the Brow

By Genevieve LeFranc The Beauty of the Brow With an undeniable autumnal tinge in the air comes the reintroduction of all things we love about fall; your favorite pair of boots, that chunky knit scarf, and of course your newly adjusted fall beauty regime. Everything gets a bit bolder as we ease into the colder […]

Start Off the Holiday Season by Staying Fit

By Nicole Flanagan Start Off the Holiday Season by Staying Fit October marks the beginning of the holiday seasons. This is the time of year when we start making all those yummy baked goods and delicious homemade soups. Instead of letting all this wonderful food catch up to us this year, let’s make a goal […]

Al Fresco Dining Through the Holidays

By the Gastronomes Al Fresco Dining Through the Holidays Yes…you read the headline correctly. In order to continue to provide those of you who still aren’t ready to dine indoors – due to the virus – an opportunity to keep going out to dine, many of Alexandria’s eating establishments will continue offering al fresco dining […]