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Allison Brooks

Allison Brooks

Allison Priebe Brooks, Alexandria's favorite Queen Bee, is the Society and Lifestyle Columnist for Local Kicks. Allison owns the successful jewelry design business Queen Bee Designs www.QueenBeeDesigns.com and has a long history in the world of journalism.

Articles By Allison Brooks

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Alexandrians are Ready for The Scottish Walk Weekend!
Dec 02,2015

Alexandria residents wait all year long to hear the sounds of bagpipes and catch the sight of the parade of tartans through the streets of Old Town the first week of December. At last - this weekend is finally here! The Campagna Center's Scottish 45th Christmas Walk

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The Alexandria Community Nutcracker - A Mount Vernon Holiday Tradition
Dec 02,2015

West Potomac Academy and The Alexandria Community Dance are teaming up to present their seventh annual performance of The Nutcracker, the traditional holiday story with a modern twist, at West Potomac High School at 6500 Quander Road.

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WNO Opera Ball Ends Spring Social Season on High Night
Jun 12,2015

The crown jewel of the Spring Galas on the DC social season ended WNO’s season on a high note or better yet an operatic high note. The Washington National Opera held its annual soiree, The Opera Ball, at the majestic residence of His Excellency


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Gilt City Warehouse Sale back in DC
May 29,2015

Sip cocktails with your friends during this two-day shopping party, where you’ll find designer clothing and accessories from Gilt’s top brands for women, men, and kids, plus home décor and more – all at up to 80% off retail. Shop hundreds of the most coveted brands, including both up-and-coming designers

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The Scottish Walk Weekend Kicks off Holidays to Old Town!
Dec 04,2014

Alexandria residents wait all year long to hear the sounds of bagpipes and catch the sight of the parade of tartans through the streets of Old Town. The Campagna Center's Scottish 44th Christmas Walk Weekend and Parade launches Alexandria's holiday season

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The Nutcracker Ballet Arrives in Alexandria!
Dec 03,2014

West Potomac Academy and Alexandria Community Dance are teaming up to present their sixth annual performance of The Nutcracker, the traditional holiday story with a modern twist, Dec. 4-6 at West Potomac High School at 6500 Quander Road.


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Top Diplomatic, Government and Business Leaders Join Media Stars and Celebrities at The 46th Annual Meridian Ball on Friday, October 17, 2014
Oct 24,2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, more than 800 Ambassadors, Members of Congress, senior U.S. and foreign government officials, business leaders, media stars and celebrities gathered

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Fashion Has a Heart for St. Jude!
Sep 09,2014

Billion dollar Italian Fashion House, Brunello Cucinelli, is bringing their exclusive collection to Neiman Marcus, Mazze Gallerie specifically to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this Saturday. On September 13 at 11:30am, DC’s most charitable and most stylish will gather at 5300 Wisconsin Ave



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