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Five Best Under-The-Radar BBQ Spots in Loudoun

I can eat BBQ any time of year but there’s something about succulent smoked meats in summer that really hits the spot. Loudoun has its share of classic BBQ joints. Monk’s in Purcellville (and their annex Monk’s on the Farm at Flying Ace Farm in Lovettsville) do brisket like no other and if you don’t…

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Make a Splash in Loudoun this Summer!

Here are the best ways to tame the heat in Loudoun this summer! Claude Moore Park Community Center Pools, Sterling At the southern park entrance of Claude Moore Park in Sterling, past the wooded areas, wildlife and sparkling ponds is the recreation center building. Inside sits two pool areas, one…

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Summer Solstice: Your Perfect Longest Day in Loudoun

Summer officially kicks off on June 20, the longest day of the year, but it’s more famously recognized as Summer Solstice - a holiday celebrated by cultures throughout the Northern Hemisphere. For me, it is the time of year to take advantage of some solo travel - there’s nothing like experiencing…

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Celebrate Father's Day in Loudoun

A DAY OFF FOR DAD I stopped celebrating my birthday years ago – who wants to be reminded that you’ve past the half century mark? – but Father’s Day is different. I love being reminded that I’m a dad, and it’s one of the few days of the year that comes with a license to relax. So, what’s my idea of…

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4th of July Celebrations in Loudoun

July 4 th is back with a bang! Celebrate with Loudoun County fireworks, patriotic flag waving parades and other activities throughout the holiday weekend. Early July 4 Happenings Paint a Patriotic Quilt, June to July 1 Show your patriotism in style, pick up a 2x2 blank wooden square at Franklin…

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What We Love About Loudoun

A dozen or so years ago my wife and I packed up our Volvo station wagon and two young kids and moved from Brooklyn, New York to Waterford, Loudoun County – swapping a sprawling metropolis of eight million people for the bucolic charm of a Quaker village with a population of 280. I’ve never…

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Kick off to Summer: The Summer Guide To Loudoun

Summer is here and the livin’ is easy, especially in Loudoun where our wineries and craft breweries are in full swing, public pools and waterparks are opening and concerts, food festivals and pro sports events are ready to entertain. Here we select some not-to-miss summer events in Loudoun. For a…

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The Best Hikes and Trails in Loudoun, VA

From the woodland paths and riverfront views of Algonkian Regional Park and Ball’s Bluff Battlefield to the ups and downs of The Rollercoaster section of the world-famous Appalachian Trail, accessible at Bear’s Den Overlook, Loudoun is a playground for the active and energetic. Add in the paved…

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