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Alexandria Appetite: 3 Spots to Get a Great Beer Around Town

Whether watching a game or enjoying an after-work happy hour, these spots won’t disappoint.

Ready to kick back with friends or catch the big game? Here are three spots with great beer lists — and great food, too.

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Great Falls: ‘Straight Off the Farm’ Exhibit Opens at Triny's Tex Mex Grill

A colorful exhibit "Straight Off the Farm" has just gone up at Triny's Tex Mex Grill in the Great Falls Shopping Center. Leslie Anthony, local artist and member of Great Falls Studios, has bought her horses, hounds, roosters, cows and various other critters plus some flowers from the farm garden to brighten up your day. The exhibition will run until Oct. 14

Great Falls Snapshot: Karen Roll Exhibits at Katie’s Coffee House

Through the month of September the Great Falls artist Karen Roll will be exhibiting “Reflections of Nature,” landscapes in oil, at Katie’s Coffee House, 760 Walker Road, Great Falls.

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Paint Great Falls to Be Held Sept. 7-10

The community is welcome to come watch art as it's being created “en Plein Air” (outdoors).

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Arlington: Block Party Brings Police, Community Together

When the community interacts with police, Ashley Savage, the Arlington Police public information officer, says it’s usually not because everything is going well.

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Arlington’s Pirate Cove

Tampa, Pittsburgh, and Minnesota NFL teams find homes in Arlington bars.

Most of Arlington cheers for the Redskins, but if you’re walking past Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill near the Courthouse Metro and hear a stray cheer for the Buccaneers, don’t be alarmed.

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Arlington Snapshot: 19th Century Dancing

The Arlington House Victorian Dance Society, an interpretive program of Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (National Park Service), is currently recruiting new members.

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Herndon Labor Day Festival Promises Fun

Wine, craft brew tasting and live music all day.

Herndon Labor Day Festival, an annual one-day outdoor street festival featuring live music all day, Virginia wineries, local craft brews, a craft show, sponsorship gallery, and a variety of food vendors will be held on Monday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Downtown Herndon and Herndon Municipal Center Lawn, 777 Lynn Street, Herndon.

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Reston/Herndon: Vibrant City Living, Small Town Life

Living in the Reston-Herndon area means you don’t have to pick just one!

Despite the fierce Herndon-South Lakes high schools rivalry, Herndonites and Restonians have more in common than they do differences. Not the least of which, residents from both towns share a lively and vibrant social scene.

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Reston/Herndon: Everyone Counts in Hunter Mill

Every good community stems from those who work hard to make the community the best version of itself.

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Reston: GRACE to Present Shih Chieh Huang’s Synthetic Transformations

The Greater Reston Arts Center will present Synthetic Transformations, a dynamic gallery experience by multimedia artist and 2014 TED Talk Fellow Shih Chieh Huang, sponsored by Leidos and the Arts Council of Fairfax County.

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Lorton: History Revisited at Gunston Hall

George Mason’s home hosts events on life in the 18th century.

George Mason’s Gunston Hall is looking for volunteers who love history and would enjoy sharing that passion with young people.George Mason’s Gunston Hall is looking for volunteers who love history and would enjoy sharing that passion with young people.

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Lorton: History Preserved at Pohick Church

During the Colonial period, Pohick Church was the congregation of many of the country's most prominent families, including the Washingtons, Masons and Fairfaxes.

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Places to See in Springfield District

Supervisor Pat Herrity recommends some of the many places worth visiting in his district.

There are so many quality places to visit in the Springfield District, it is hard to pick the “top ones.”

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: George Washington’s Distillery and Gristmill

The fully functioning gristmill and distillery, located down the street from George Washington’s estate, has become a popular attraction for both tourists and residents of the area.