holiday

A boyfriend shaking the hand of his girlfriend's father as girlfriend and mother look on. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Meet the Parents?

Prepping Your Partner to Meet Your Parents Holiday season is officially upon us. With that comes family time and deciding whether or not you are ready to introduce your significant other to the parents. But how do you know if it is the right time? It varies from person to person,
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Santa and his reindeer ski into Old Town Alexandria's waterfront at 1 p.m. on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Weekend Guide

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Weekend ‘Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the city, residents were leaving, oh what a pity. But if you are in town this weekend and not in the shopping malls trying to finish your holiday shopping, there are a few things to do in
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A few DMV restaurants will be open Christmas Day, so make your reservations early. (Photo: Thinkstock)A few DMV restaurants will be open Christmas Day, so make your reservations early. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Holiday Dining

Restaurants Offer Christmas Eve, Day Meals Many area restaurants are offering special Christmas menus. Most are available on Christmas Eve, but a few where noted are also open on Christmas day. If you don’t want to cook, check out these options to give you more time to enjoy your
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