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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Stone Tower Winery

Welcome to Stone Tower Winery, and the soon-to-be newest tasting room in Loudoun... View gallery »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Get ready, Northern Virginia -- in about a year you'll be in the midst of one of the most appealing wineries in Loudoun County when Stone Tower's new tasting room is finished. Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

Keep things sweet with a Holiday B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va. this Dec. 15 where a visit to the B&B's will get you a sweet treat. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Experience the true meaning of window shopping with a visit to Gordonsville, Va for their 2013 "Windows on Main Street" event this weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

Experience the holidays surrounded by the colonial and late Victorian architectural styles of the historic village of New Castle, Del., for the Spirit of Christmas celebration Dec. 14. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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By Alana Wise

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Pretty sweet, right? Or savory... Yeah, pretty savory, if that's more your thing. Read »

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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By Alana Wise

Your Own "Goonies" Adventure at Endless Caverns

Your Own "Goonies" Adventure at Endless Caverns

You can make as many "Goonies" jokes as you want. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 4:17 PM
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By Sery Kim

Whiteface Lodge: Cue Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Whiteface Lodge: Cue Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

The Whiteface Lodge (7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, N.Y.), located a stone's throw from Montreal) is an unexpectedly gorgeous retreat tucked away in the pristine Adirondacks. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Cabin Stay & Horseback Rides in Boston (Va.)

A Cabin Stay & Horseback Rides in Boston (Va.)

The Shangrila Guest Ranch in South Boston, Va., offers day-long horse rides on its all-inclusive and very country farm. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Meet one of Loudoun County's newest wineries: Leaves of Grass Vineyards in Middleburg, Va. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.