There is a little shop on one's walking travels called Olde Towne Gemstonesin Alexandria down by the riverfront. Owned since 1975, the owner carries crystals, minerals and fossil specimens from around the world. Not only is this shop literally a treasure trove- the owner is an encyclopedia of local lore and a fixture in the community.
One of the biggest annoying costs is the price tags to keep it together, physically! Gym memberships, personal hygiene products and wardrobes. One of the best kept secrets in Washington D.C. is the Aveda Institute.
Gadsby's Tavern is located in Alexandria, Virginia. Consisting of two buildings; a tavern dating back to 1785 and a hotel back to 1792- it is a charming location for an intimate dinner date or family supper.
Four young women were murdered in the nation's capital between 1929 and 1935. Their deaths had no connection to each other. Each woman was different. Each murder though violent and brutal, was unlike the other three women.
One of the most well-known pastimes in Loudoun County is horses- from polo matches, raising, shows, riding to racing. Loudoun County in the Washington D.C metropolitan area offers a wide range of attraction for horse enthusiast. From nationally recognized shows to daily polo matches you can find a number of horsing events in Loudoun County.
This year Fairfax County is celebrating their 275 year anniversary with events across the region for just about anyone. You don't need to be necessarily be a fan of history to celebrate- everyone enjoys an excuse for a good time.
Each week Nic and the Captain fire up the true crime garage flying ship fueled with beer, great discussion and listener participation. The garage covers a new case each week from headline news to local real life horror stories.