Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of beauty supplies you have...

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Tilly Kitchen Is Serving Asian Fare in Chantilly

Tilly Kitchen recently made its debut in Chantilly with a full line-up of eclectic Asian fare. Billed as an Asian food hall, it offers a wide variety of international bites in an open, airy setting. Step up to the counter labeled “Savory” with a colorful lighted sign overhead or head...

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This Fall, Grab a Great Gourd at Krop’s Crops

It’s officially pumpkin-picking season, and Krop’s Crops has you covered. Its pumpkin patch is ready and waiting with a huge selection of gourds perfect for this year’s jack-o-lantern. Don’t feel like walking out to the patch? Hop a hayride or stop in at the shop, which boasts a solid collection...

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How to Make Your Apartment Extra Cozy for Autumn

With its shorter days and dipping temperature, the fall season reinvigorates our desire for cozy, welcoming spaces. Here are a few tips to help you bring autumn into your apartment—in the snuggliest, comfiest way possible. Toss up some twinkle lights. Twinkle lights instantly create a cozy vibe within your home,...

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Savor Modern American Fare at Matchbox

Tuna tartare tacos with sriracha mayo. Jumbo wings dry-rubbed with Old Bay. Crispy tempura shrimp complemented by Cajun remoulade. And these are just the appetizers. At Matchbox, the chef is in the business of taking classic American dishes and turning them on their head, resulting in a totally new type...

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Expect the Unexpected at Lou Lou, a Popular Boutique in Reston

In 2004, husband and wife Tara and Ben Wegman set out to create a fresh type of women’s boutique, one filled with colorful accessories and an easygoing, inviting spirit. Now nearly two decades later, that dream has become a reality many times over with Lou Lou boutiques sprinkled up and...

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Need-to-Know Info for a Fun (and Safe) Camping Trip

Planning a camping trip this summer? Getting outdoors is a fun and safe option for a couples’ or a family vacation, but you’ll fare better if you’re prepared! Here are a few tips for newbies. Know your options. You don’t have to dive right into tent camping if you’re a...

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Enjoy Thai Food Takeout Tonight From RiceBerry Market

Do you enjoy spending hours in the kitchen preparing a gourmet meal? Or would you rather outsource that task? Either way, the newly debuted RiceBerry Market can help. Its kitchen crafts authentic Thai food-to-go, but you can also stop in for a few international groceries if you’d prefer to perfect...

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Tee Off at Reston National Golf Course This Summer

When the sun is shining and the summer breeze is blowing, the last thing you should do is stay inside! Get outside and enjoy some fresh air while the weather is warm—maybe by rounding up a group of friends or coworkers and teeing off at the Reston National Golf Course...

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Your Guide to Decorating Your Apartment for Summer

Summer has finally arrived after what probably felt like a very long season of cold and rain. To celebrate, add some spice to your space! Here are a few ideas to make your abode feel super summery. When in doubt, go with white hues. Whether you’re picking a new tablecloth,...

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