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Alexandria: Festive Times at Oronoco Bay Park

An estimated 10,000 people were expected to attend the fifth annual Vine on the Waterfront, formerly known as the Alexandria Food and Wine festival, at Oronoco Bay Park in Alexandria on Saturday, June 25.

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Junction: A Crossroads of New Food and Old Favorites

The new bakery and bistro aims to open shortly after Independence Day.

On the corner of Monroe and Mount Vernon avenues, a landmark building has been given new life.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: June 24-July 4

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Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Alexandria Snapshot: Memorial Day Jazz Festival

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities held a Memorial Day Jazz Festival at the Lee Center in Alexandria. Local bands such as the Nitehawks and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores performed a variety of music and food trucks catered to audiences outside the venue. Visit AlexandriaVA.gov/Recreation for a calendar of upcoming events.

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City Takes Control of Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory

Temporary measure met with cautious optimism by artists.

On the surface of Alexandria’s arts community, but in the depths of city bureaucracy, major changes are underway at the Torpedo Factory, the arts facility right at the heart of Alexandria’s waterfront.

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Alexandria: Saluting Veterans

Market Square D-Day Commemoration

In remembrance of D-Day’s 72nd Anniversary, a commemoration ceremony was held at Market Square in Alexandria on Saturday, June 4.

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Alexandria: Irreverent Update of Anton Chekhov's ‘The Seagull’

Port City Playhouse presents "Stupid F#@*ing Bird."

The Port City Playhouse is presenting "Stupid F#@*ing Bird" by Aaron Posner June 10-25 in Alexandria.

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Alexandria Appetite: Port City’s Derecho Storms Back Into Town

Brewery is hosting annual release party on Friday and Saturday.

The origins of one of Port City Brewing’s most popular beers came from a rather unfortunate situation.

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Meet The Chef: London Curry's Naina Mohammed

Cameron Station restaurant offers regional specialties.

Naina Mohammed stirs a large pot of tomatoes, purple onions, fresh ginger, garlic bits and marsala — 15 different spices: "I use everything."

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Alexandria Appetite: Majestic Reopens With New Chef, Menu

After a facelift, the Majestic reopens with executive chef Gaby Hakman at the helm.

Walk past the exterior of the Majestic on King Street and at first glance, it seems nothing much has changed over the past several months.

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Alexandria: GospelFest Seeks To End Hunger with Song

Alexandria-gospelFEST brings people together.

Alexandria inaugurated a two-day gospel fest on May 20-21 at the Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center on Cameron Street. Alexandria-gospelFEST showcased Alexandria’s heritage of gospel music.

Alexandria Snapshot: Recurring Extra Role

Five-year-old Alexandria City Public School student Reid Hershman, who is a kindergartener at Lyles-Crouch Elementary School in Old Town, has a recurring extra role on PBS’ Mercy Street season two.

Column: Packing for a Picnic in Alexandria

From The Old Town Boutique District

Yes, Virginia, there will be picnics in your life.

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3 Food Trucks to Wish For in Alexandria

Now that City Council has permitted trucks in several places around town, here are three to keep an eye out for over the coming months.

With the Alexandria City Council’s decision last week to allow food trucks at designated areas on West Street, King Street, and Eisenhower Avenue, some new menus may be rolling into town over the coming weeks and months.

Alexandria: Gearing Up for Bike to Work Day

Local cyclists share tips for new riders.

On May 20, expect to see more Alexandria commuters leaving the cars in the garage. The annual “Bike to Work” day encourages commuters to try out a car-free lifestyle, and some local experts are ready with tips for new riders.

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