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.

Meet Friends for a Global

Posted On: May 22

Potato hash loaded with duck confit, kimchi, hollandaise sauce, and a poached egg. Fluffy buttermilk pancakes flecked with candied pecans. A quesadilla packed with gooey white cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs, and spicy chorizo. The brunch fare at

Visit the Renovated Arlin

Posted On: May 1

Arlington’s David M. Brown Planetarium is a beloved local institution. Thanks to bountiful community support, it was completely renovated and reopened with new projectors and exhibits in 2012, and the posit...

Check Out the Ballston Fa

Posted On: April 27

The FRESHFARM Ballston Market is located in shady, tree-filled Welburn Square, just across the street from the Ballston Metro stop. Easily accessible by foot, car, and public transportation, this market is a natural gathering place for both residents of Ballston and those commuting h...

Check Out Live Music from

Posted On: April 20

Calling all music fans at The Rixey! On Saturday, April 21, head over to The Dubliner for live music, great beer, Irish food and more.

On April 21st from 8 p.m. to 1a.m., John McGrath will take the stage to play rock music all night long. Grab a dark Irish beer to enjoy whil...

The Work Day’s Over

Posted On: March 21

Now that the work day is through, you're probably looking for a fun way to blow off some steam with friends or coworkers. If you want to switch things up from your usual happy hour spot, head over to Happy Hour at Green Pig Bis...

Looking for Laughs? Don&#

Posted On: March 18

Whether you're looking to laugh or looking to showcase your own comedic stylings, Open Mic Night at O'Sullivan's Irish Pub is always a good time.

This Sunday, March 18 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., head over to O'Sullivans for one of the most hilarious nights in t...

Celebrate St. PatrickR

Posted On: March 12

Top o' the morning to ya! St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, and so is Shamrock Fest, the largest St. Paddy's Day festival in the country! This fun festival takes place at RFK Stadium from 1 to 9 p.m. on Mar...

Showcase Your Talent at t

Posted On: March 1

Take in some of the best in local culture at Busboys & Poets' Open Mic Night, held every every Monday night from 8 to 10 p.m. Whether you want to show off your own skill or listen to others as...

Pick Up Fresh Produce at

Posted On: February 28

If you're looking to ksip the traditional grocery store in favor of something fresh and local, pay a visit to the Clarendon Farmers Market. This popular local farmers market takes place every Wednesday from 3 to 7...

Sip Fine Wines at Happy H

Posted On: February 26

Looking for somewhere to add some class to your usual happy hour destination? Check out Grand Cru Wine Bar, where you can enjoy $5 glasses of wine, $3 bottles of beer and $5 appetizers from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

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