Colada Shop is a social experience. While you can pop in to grab a Cuban Crema on the run (the espresso, dark chocolate and evaporated milk, made Miami sweet, is highly cravable) be sure to return with friends in tow for the full Havana window shop experience. Share a Colada pot, which serves four, and […]

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Ronda and Mark Powell, managing partner/co-owners of Old 690 Brewing Company in Purcellville, VA, were approached two years ago by the owner of Harpers Ferry Adventure Center about opening a second brewery on 68 acres to be shared with the Adventure Center. Taking on a second brewery wasn’t in their scopes at the time. A […]

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It’s Saturday Sips at Six…and Thyme Flies!  Apparently, our day lit evenings will fly away after today too. Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. and I’m taking no chances for keeping my normally positive mood in tact. It’s no secret to my family that I do not like the cold, dark days […]

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Mokomandy, is an award-winning restaurant repeatedly among Washingtonian’s Top 100, #9 in 2018, and #4 of Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top 50 in 2017. Widely noted for its Cajun and Korean “duet of cuisines”, Mokomandy’s married owners draw their menu offerings from his five generations of Korean history and her French influenced Cajun meals, ingredients and […]

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Known as the “skinniest park in Virginia” the W&OD trail is a great way to get outside and active while enjoying the beauty of Northern Virginia. The 45-mile trail runs from Arlington to Purcellville, but the Loudoun County stretch is our favorite. This part of the trail offers a diverse mix of scenery passing farmland, […]

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We gathered with friends for another one of Inside Loudoun’s Cocktail Convo Series at Side Saddle Cafe in the heart of historic Middleburg. Elaine Boland, businesswoman, mother, grandmother, activist and more, oversees Side Saddle Cafe, Deli and Fields of Athenry, the family farm sourcing operation in nearby Purcellville. Stepping down through a large wooden door, […]

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The fall season is finally here! We’ve rounded up our fall favorites in Loudoun from pumpkin picking to fall festivals – and have lots of family fun while you’re at it. Great Country Farms Great Country Farms takes its pumpkin season seriously. And it shows at every turn during the Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival that […]

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It’s fall in Loudoun – the leaves are changing, football is dominating, and the smell of PSL (aka Pumpkin Spiced Latte) is in the air! To kick off the season, here is a Roundup of All Things Pumpkin Spice in Loudoun County: LIBATIONS Pumpkin Ale Old 690 brewery in Hillsboro is offering Wicked Old Lady […]

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Traveling 21st Street North, just 3/10 of a mile from Purcellville central is Monk’s BBQ. Hitch your car, click your boots and roll on toward the door. The moment you exit your vehicle, you will breathe barbeque and note a smoky haze that rises above an open attached area. You are entering the domain of […]

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There’s an indoor go-kart racetrack in Sterling called Autobahn Indoor Speedway, named after a famous German roadway completed in 1932. The German Autobahn is famous because on certain portions of the roadway with no intersections or pedestrians to slow traffic, there are also no posted speed limits. The Autobahn Indoor Speedway doesn’t post speed limits […]

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