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Alexandria: Del Ray Celebrates 40th Turkey Trot

Defending champions Michael Wardian and Susanna Sullivan will return to Del Ray Nov. 26 in an attempt to defend their titles in the 40th anniversary of the Alexandria Turkey Trot.

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Alexandria: IMParting Hope For Veterans

Art therapy helps veterans recover from PTSD.

“I was messed up,” said Tor Peery. “I still am. I have some bad days, but this helped me to use another medium to express myself without having to use words. It’s amazing what art can do.”

Alexandria: Annual Holiday Door Decorating Judging

An Old Town tradition will get underway the week of Dec. 6, when residents of the Old and Historic District of Alexandria will display their holiday spirit on their doors and a team of judges from the Old Town Walled Garden Club will select the winners of the 48th Annual Holiday Door Decorating Contest.

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2015 Alexandria/Mount Vernon Holiday Entertainment Guide

Holiday Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Alexandria People at Work: Knowing Customers and Beers

Will Bruder opens a tap at Rustico on Slater Lane. Beer slides down the side of the Pilsner glass. "This is very much a neighborhood beer bar," Bruder said. Eight bar stools are full at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: Nov. 13-22

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Meet the Chef: Alexandria's Evening Star Cafe

Menu accesses all flavors in user friendly experience.

"Smell the nutty aroma of the brown butter." Foam quickly bubbles up the sides of the saucepan as Keith Cabot, executive chef at Evening Star Cafe on Mount Vernon, adds the cold liquid to the caramelized hot butter cooked on high heat.

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Alexandria Snapshot: Halloween in Del Ray

More than 8000 residents participated in the 18th annual Del Ray Halloween Parade on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25. This year set a record for stroller and best pet costume entries.

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Alexandria: ‘Visionary Veterans’ Opens at USPTO

USPTO exhibit showcases veteran inventors.

More than 16 million Americans served their country in uniform during World War II. Some fresh out of high school, they left behind the farms and factories of their cities and small towns to sacrifice for the nation.

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Alexandria: ‘Mercy Street’

Film Festival debuts PBS series.

Actresses and producers from the Alexandria-based PBS series “Mercy Street” walked the red carpet prior to a screening of the Civil War-era drama to kick off the Alexandria Film Festival Nov. 5 at the AMC Hoffman Theaters.

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Alexandria People At Work: 32 Years of Cooking and Singing

It is 8:30 on Friday night and the customers look expectedly toward the kitchen.

Alexandria Film Festival: Full Schedule

The Alexandria Film Festival will present 62 featured films for the 9th annual festival, to be held Nov. 5-8 at AMC Hoffman 22 Theatre and Beatley Central Library in Alexandria.

Alexandria: Port City Chili Brawl This Sunday

The 2015 Port City Chili Brawl will take place this weekend, with Chef Eric Reid of the Reserve and Chad Sparrow from Mason Social warring for bragging rights for the cold weather staple and brew-lovers companion.

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Alexandria Appetite: Three Spots for a Cozy Sunday Brunch

As autumn takes hold and the air gets chillier, warm up with these hearty brunch options.

By now, it’s no secret: Alexandrians love a good Sunday brunch. Whether it’s eggs Benedict, French toast, a hearty sandwich, or a good mimosa, a quick look around proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that brunch is a popular activity citywide.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Halloween Weekend Fun: Oct. 30-Nov. 8

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.