The miraculous story of Gabby and her Valley poodle pups – adopt, don’t shop.
There wasn’t a single dry eye at Gabby’s long overdue family reunion in early June.
Historic Alexandria mourns the passing of Gladys Davis at the age of 103.
This fall, the City of Alexandria and the Successful Aging Committee will be celebrating National Centenarian Day, honoring those residents who will have reached the age of 100 or older by Dec. 31, 2021.
New restaurants, new chefs, new sweet treats – it’s a time of change in Alexandria’s restaurant world.
Uncle Sam is about to make it rain.
Not since the days of the New Deal in the 1930s has the federal government showered so much stimulus cash on Virginia, and Alexandria is about to receive millions of dollars for everything from guaranteed basic income and flash flooding improvements to staffing at the Freedom House and planters to make the King Street pedestrian plaza look more inviting.
As the month of May was swept away with the last of the network-season's original programming, those of us still in lockdown and quarantining had our own reality to embrace: there was nothing new on network television.
Increased safety protocols result from climate change-induced extreme temperatures.
Some of the area’s youngest aspiring thespians are spending part of their summer honing their craft at Arlington’s Encore Stage & Studio’s camps.
Plant native plants for pollinators, food for birds and more.
When Tami Entabi moved into her Mount Vernon-area home in 2006, the backyard was a thick mass of intertwined English ivy.
With the pandemic shrinking, bidding wars are part of the house buying process.
Hot real estate market
The all-female Black Sabbath: Four women rocking the metal band’s sound and energy.
Restaurants, hotels and performing arts venues struggle with recovery
Now that the pandemic is fading into a bad memory, Alexandria's hospitality industry is at a crossroads.
If there’s one feature that was prized above almost all others in the restaurant world this past year, it’s outdoor seating.
NHL great opened Old Town sports bar in 1983
To anyone who knew him, Bryan Watson was larger than life.
(Again, not a cancer column. Given the title, it would be a pretty gruesome reference to my life in the cancer world if it were.)
The Alexandria City Government has a pay philosophy for its employees that salaries will “be competitive at a minimum with the average pay” of its comparators.
Alexandria is a city of families.
When I completed my Master Gardener training in 1981, several of my classmates and I wanted to set up a plant clinic at the Alexandria Farmers' Market.
For decades, Lorraine Lloyd has been a fixture in the City of Alexandria.
Historic property seeks to raise funds to rebuild.
“We are a small nonprofit. Insurance is not going to cover this, so we are counting on the goodwill of the community to help us.”
Officers, officials bid adieu to Chief Brown
Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown was fêted as he made his final appearance at police headquarters June 25 to begin his retirement after 46 years in law enforcement.