Product of the Month: Nitro Noir by Kierin NYC

Nitro Noir by KIERIN NYC What They Say: An irresistible rendez-vous with the city night. Hypnotic, sensual head notes of orris flood the senses with intense heart notes of vibrant pink-berries and a pucker of bergamot infused in a delectable dry down of earthy patchouli for a scent that is sexy and impossible to resist! […]

Behind the Bar: Pedro Mendoza

Pedro Mendoza Northside 10 10 South Glebe Road Alexandria 703-888-0032 Northside10.com             Pedro conjures up the Northside Breeze – Deep Eddy Grapefruit Vodka, Cranberry and Orange Juice and a splash of Prosecco garnished an orange slice and cherry How did you get started in the bartending business? I started bartending […]

Valentine’s Day Decadence

Let’s Eat by Charles Oppman Valentine’s Day Decadence      With Valentine’s Day upon us, you probably need to come up with a gift for that special someone. Why not make a gift of food, but not just any food, it must be chocolate. Lovers the world over consider chocolate to be sexy, sensual and […]

Exercise With Your Sweatheart

By Ryan Unverzagt Exercise With Your Sweatheart If you’ve been following any of my advice, you may have discovered that exercising with a friend is a fun way to get that not so easy “chore” done and over with. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and would provide that perfect opportunity to exercise with […]

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits by Nicole Flannigan Now that the New Year is in full swing and we have all climbed back on the treadmills and weight machines, it’s time to make sure we can keep going. The most difficult part of changing your habits is the change itself. The best way to make a lasting difference […]

Looking Y-O-U-N-G!

By Kim Putens Looking Y-O-U-N-G!   You haven’t found the fountain of youth yet, but you’re afraid to go under the knife.  You sit in wonder of how to keep your skin looking young, particularly during these harsh winter days.    Many people ask me how I keep my skin looking young. They want to […]

House Plants 101

By Melinda Myers House Plants 101 Succulents should be kept within two feet of an east- or west-facing window and grown in a fast-draining potting mix. Photo credit:  Melinda Myers, LLC Houseplants 101 Lift your spirits and improve your indoor environment by taking part in the indoor gardening movement. An apartment or home filled with tropical, […]

How to Arrive at Your Destination

By Peggie Arvidson How to Arrive at Your Destination Life throws you curveballs. All the time. Right? You think you’re taking a train to Peoria and the next thing you know you haven’t even left the station. Or maybe you find yourself in the passenger seat, believing your driver is heading to Manassas and instead […]

The Birds and the Bees, and Your Cat.

The Birds and the Bees, and Your Cat. By Sarah Liu Mrs. Huggins does not celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Far from being attracted to any male cat, she hates all cats equally.  In fact, the very idea of romantic love seems an affront, as she joyfully shredded the last $5.50 card my husband bought me, and […]

February Pets of the Month

Oak, Baby, Male, White Mouse Oak is still a little sapling who is looking for a family to call his own.  He loves to spend time with his brother Elm, crafting their burrows and getting their exercise in.  He enjoys meeting new people, and with a little time and treats, will learn to love snuggling […]