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Brunch at the Majestic: Cue choir of angels

OUR VISIT TO THE MAJESTIC IN OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA It’s rare to find food that knocks my socks off. As a lifelong vegetarian who likes to cook, restaurant eating can …

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National Arboretum offers all the beauty with fewer crowds

A friend of mine posted an “Introvert’s guide to the cherry blossoms” on her Facebook page. It said: Step 1- plant your own cherry tree. Step 2- stay home.Redbud trees and camellias in bloom at the National Arboretum

My personal favorite insider tip is the National Arboretum. It sees much less traffic than the tidal basin, but is easily as beautiful. And the blooms there do not stop when the notoriously fickle cherry blossom peak time is over, either. Last weekend, the cherry trees were at peak bloom, and the red buds weren’t far behind. This weekend, you should see some gorgeous dogwoods, more spectacular performance from the redbuds, and there may also be apple blossoms.

little apple picker at stribling orchard Photo Credit Dana Sasser

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tic tac toe game Potomac Overlook Regional Park

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