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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Alexandria

Torpedo Factory Art Center

The former munitions factory today houses studios in which 165 artists and craftspeople sell their creations directly to the customer. There are also seven galleries. It is a distinctive setup, and there’s a good ch…
Mall in Arlington

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

It houses 170 shops and restaurants, including Apple, Macy’s and Nordstrom, as well as a food court beneath skylights. It’s your average, convenient mall – with the fun bonus of being where Monica Lewinsky got buste…
Market in Alexandria

Old Town Farmers Market

This popular fruit-and-veg market is open year-round. There's free parking in the Market Sq car park during market hours.
Market in Alexandria

Del Ray Farmers Market

This local favorite in Del Ray sells everything from Amish cheese to fresh pasta.
Market in Arlington

Arlington Farmers Market

A local favorite in Arlington.
Mall in Northern Virginia

Potomac Mills

This monster outlet mall is just a half-hour drive south of DC and features more than 200 discount shops, including big names such as Brooks Brothers and Bloomingdale's. The place now draws more tourists (about 24 m…
Art in Alexandria

Principle Gallery

This approachable place on King St exhibits work by painters and sculptors.