THE RIXEY RULES

Welcome to my blog! Here are some tips and tricks to help you live your best life and discover everything your new home has to offer.

Find Your New Favorite Re

Posted On: January 19

So many great new restaurants have opened in the DMV that it can seem impossible to try them all. Luckily, events like Winter Restaurant Week give ...

Enjoy Brick-Oven Pizza an

Posted On: December 19

Fine wines flow straight from the tap and classic cocktails fill the drink menu at Josephine's Italian Kitchen. Its mixologists design the signature libations with the authentic Italian fare in mind. So, whether you order a carafe of d...

Relax and Recharge at Min

Posted On: December 11

You don't have to be exhausted and drained after a workout in order to reap the rewards of physical fitness. The instructors at Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga actually aim for the opposite. They want their students to leave the studio refresh...

Enjoy a Local Beer in a R

Posted On: December 3

Heritage Brewpub & Roastery is an Arlington staple, thanks to its quality beer, tasty food menu, and quirky dining room. Indeed, the space itself is truly unique, lin...

Elongate Muscles and Buil

Posted On: November 29

Barre classes are popular for many reasons: they're low impact, don't require expensive equipment, and improve muscle tone fairly quickly. What's more, Neighborhood Barre has a reputation f...

Work Out Tight Muscles at

Posted On: November 12

According to Northern Virginia Magazine, Spark Yoga is one of the best studios around. Its readers have crowned Spark their favorite place to practice for the past three consecutive years. That's probably because its owners and instru...

Try the Workout of the Da

Posted On: November 1

If you’re ready to try Crossfit, check out the local gym voted best Crossfit in NoVA by Northern Virginia Magazine and a Best of Arlington winner by Arlington Magazine.  Ballston CrossFit has the accolades, expert team, and loyal membership to get you in the best sh...

Enjoy Fun, Upscale Mexica

Posted On: October 29

If you don’t mind throwing on a scarf and a jacket in the name of tacos, then head to newly opened The Yard in the Rosslyn neighborhood. The Yard is a rooftop bar and restaurant that serves tacos,  appetizers and drinks, alongside some classic games in a fun, outdoor atmosphere. 

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Enjoy Indoor or Outdoor C

Posted On: September 30

​Located in the Lee Heights neighborhood, Veni Vidi Velo is a unique fitness center offering bicycle service and group rides, indoor cycling classes, and yoga classes. For those interested in a cycle class, Veni Vidi Ve...

Try a Popular Poke Bowl a

Posted On: September 29

Atrium Café is new, but it's about to be a new favorite. The location on North Nelson Street in Arlington opened less than two months ago, but Atrium Café has been around in the DC area f...