Located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, between Old Town and Crystal City, the Evening Star Cafe is known for exceptional food, friendly but professional service, and an inviting, hip atmosphere.

Both a classic neighborhood restaurant and a destination for diners throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area, the Evening Star features sophisticated and eclectic American food, one of the region's most extensive and best-priced wine lists, and two separate lounges to relax in.

2000 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
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19 Unique Things to do in Denver This Weekend

Another weekend, another few days packed full of unique and exciting events in Denver. Love mountain biking and free beer, or even a festival full of animated movies? How about a jazz musical festival? Or would you rather learn about our relationships with nature or going to an event to build awareness about endangered species? Well, if any of that interests you, this weekend you have something to do.

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