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.
Cicadas share stage with orchestra debut
The blackened screen slowly fills with cicada sounds, and soon a red-eyed cicada crawls over the score of the “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.”
At Highs and Lows in Hybla Valley, behind the door with five knobs, local artists and Pac Man scream nostalgia.
Highs and Lows
Tribute bands have the look and the sound but not the price.
Stones tribute band
Fundraiser goes virtual to support local nonprofits
The Rotary Club of Alexandria’s Taste For Giving, an annual fundraiser that supports dozens of local charities providing crucial services throughout the city, will be held virtually this year due to COVID-19 restrictions on large social gatherings.
Filmmaker Jane Pittman returns to Alexandria Film Festival.
Alexandria Film Festival
The family and sweet potato pie is one of many highlights in the upcoming Alexandria Film Festival.
ALL ABOARD! The Tall Ship Providence, a 110-foot, 12-gun sloop of war, is a replica of the first ship authorized to serve in the Continental Navy and John Paul Jones' first American command.
Restaurants eye parking lots and sidewalks as potential outdoor dining spots.
In normal times, the parking lot behind the Del Ray Cafe gives the restaurant a competitive advantage. Drivers can turn off East Howell Avenue and pull into one of the dozen spaces behind the 1925 house that’s been repurposed into a thriving restaurant. These days, the parking lot is giving the restaurant a different competitive advantage, one that nobody saw coming a few months ago.
First Night celebrates 25 years.
City Council considers extending dockless mobility pilot program.
Alexandria is bitterly divided over scooters, and a recent survey showed that the city is just about evenly split between people who hate the dockless mobility program and people who love it. That’s the backdrop for members of the Alexandria City Council, who are now considering extending the pilot into next year. A public hearing on the issue is scheduled for Dec. 14.