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Christmas in Middleburg

Christmas in Middleburg Dazzles the Crowds This past weekend, NVSL Magazine headed out to the charming town of Middleburg, Virginia to take in their gorgeous Horse and Hunt Club review.  Afterwards, we enjoyed a delicious meal at the King Street Oyster Bar, visited with Pauline and Aliloo at their gift shop and rug parlor on… Keep Reading

Windy Hill Foundation Jazzed for a Good Cause

Northern Virginia’s Most Generous & Stylish Dress Up for Gatsby Gala to Benefit Community On Friday night, Windy Hill Foundation hosted a Gatsby Gala at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia.  Everyone in attendance was jazzed about Gatsby; there were beads, fringe and feathers galore, not to mention the polished pinstripes and spats.   All the glitz, glamour… Keep Reading

Holiday Happenings Across Northern Virginia

Your Holiday Celebrations: Enjoy the Region, Support Your Local Small Businesses & Artists, and Do it in Style! The holidays are here! From holiday displays to winter celebrations, to visits with Santa or watching a parade, the Northern Virginia region offers much to see and do that will keep help you celebrate through end of the year.… Keep Reading

Tchaikovsky & the Nutcracker in Northern Virginia

Tchaikovsky’s Ballet: A Staple of the Holiday Season Anticipating the holiday magic means looking forward to family and friends, gift giving, food, drinks, and merry cheer-making.  And, it’s also the time where we anticipate The Nutcracker.  It’s the quintessential holiday ballet that has become synonymous with the season. The Nutcracker was the first ballet I… Keep Reading

The Joy and Hard Work of Equestrian Life

Equestrianism, also known as horseback riding, is a way of life for many who reside in Northern Virginia.  The good news about living in Northern Virginia is that even if you don’t ride horses, you can still enjoy the equestrian lifestyle that the horse community provides.   As local equestrian Virginia Costa recently shared in a… Keep Reading

Lucchesse Boots in Northern Virginia

Recently we met up with Jim Sisley, a visual artist and painter who owns the Tryst Gallery in Historic Leesburg. Here, our Editor-in-Chief Jessica Monte sat town with Jim to talk with about the upcoming profile about his personal style, his artwork, community service and a bit about his personal and professional life for the… Keep Reading

Reston’s Used Book Shop: Where Books and People Meet

Reston’s Used Book Shop is the place “Where Books and People Meet.” Reston’s Used Book Shop on Lake Anne Plaza, which is has been operating as a community resource and business for close to 40 years, is everything that the avid reader looks for in a bookshop.   The bookshelves are packed with new titles, hard… Keep Reading

Castaneda Cigars: Flavor and Enjoyment

Master Roller, or torcedor, Mr. Arian Castaneda is a Cuban with more than 10 years of cigar rolling experience in Cuba. Castaneda promotes the history and culture of cigars, from Hoplantation, curing, to rolling, packaging, storage, and smoking. In the Summer/Fall issue of Northern Virginia Style & Living, Castaneda shares his tips to better enjoy… Keep Reading

5 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Northern Virginia

5 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Northern Virginia in 2017 Word is out that new dining establishments are opening all around Northern Virginia. And they can’t come soon enough. Northern Virginian foodies are in for a treats of all kinds this spring and summer with the arrival of new venues serving fine cuisine. • Rick Allison is said… Keep Reading

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