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Alexandria Theater: A Curse Leaves Inhabitants Hopelessly Stupid

ACCT stages Neil Simon's "Fools"

Aldersgate Church Community Theater (ACCT) is presenting Neil Simon's comic fable, "Fools," from Sept. 30 through Oct. 16.

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Alexandria Appetite: It’s a Family Affair at Thanida Thai

Newcomer in space formerly owned by Thailand Royal Street has brought a taste of Thailand to North Old Town.

Walk past the location of the most recent restaurant addition at 835 N. Royal St., and it’s easy to miss the facelift from years past. What was long the venerable Thailand Royal Street, and then the erstwhile Casa Felipe, has once again taken up the Thai mantle — only under new leadership, with a new name, and with big plans for the future.

Walk to Prevent Suicide

Walk supports survivors of suicide loss and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

The Out of the Darkness Walks are American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s largest fundraiser, producing millions for suicide prevention programs, and works to unite those who have been affected by suicide, and create communities that are “smart about mental health.”

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Alexandria Snapshot: Service Dogs Take a Plunge

Canine Partners for Life, based out of Cochranville, Pa., is a nationally growing organization.

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Alexandria Appetite: 2 Restaurants Hidden in Plain Sight

Finding these gems requires a bit of searching, but the result is worth it.

Tucked away amid retail shops, barbershops, and numerous other storefronts, some of the city’s restaurant gems are a bit tricky to uncover. But the result is worth the search. Here are two of Alexandria’s best strip-mall selections.

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Alexandria: Musical Enhances Historical Romantic Mystery

MetroStage stages "Blackberry Daze."

MetroStage in Alexandria is staging the world premiere musical of "Blackberry Daze" now through Oct. 9.

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Alexandria: An Ode to ‘Steel Magnolias’

LTA’s play centers on Louisiana women who bond and gossip at local beauty shop.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is staging "Steel Magnolias" now to Oct. 1. The play features a group of Louisiana women as they bond and gossip at a local beauty shop while following the marriage and motherhood of one of the customer's daughters.

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Alexandria: New Chapter for Port City Brewing Company

The mayor, the governor, and the CEO of a brewing company walk into a bar …

Port City Brewing Company, an Alexandria-based brewery, is making a major step to increase its manufacturing capacity with the help of state and city funds.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon: Revolutionary New Race

Join in George Washington Patriot Run this Sunday.

Thanks to Lockheed Martin’s sponsorship, runners will have the opportunity to participate in the first-ever USA Track & Field-certified road race to enter the historic property at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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Leibig: Crime Novelist and Legal Defender

Christopher Leibig is well versed in the business of law. He is listed as one of the top 20 criminal attorneys in the country and practices his profession in Alexandria and other jurisdictions hereabout.

From Old Town Boutique District: How to Consign Clothes

Transitioning to Fall, here are tips on closet cleaning and what one should consign.

We’re all guilty – That pair of heels you had to have, that designer handbag that was too good of a deal to pass up, you only to wear it once, or maybe even never (gasp!). Maybe you have a closet full of threads you loved last season, but you’re feeling a little lackluster about them this go around? Sound familiar?

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Alexandria Appetite: 3 Spots to Get a Great Beer Around Town

Whether watching a game or enjoying an after-work happy hour, these spots won’t disappoint.

Ready to kick back with friends or catch the big game? Here are three spots with great beer lists — and great food, too.

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Alexandria: Old Dominion Boat Club Hosts Sailing Regatta

The Old Dominion Boat Club, drawing on its 135-year history, held its first ODBC Cup Invitational Regatta on Saturday, Aug. 20. The highlight of the races was the international division featuring crews from Great Britain, Australia, Canada and the United States. The USA sailboat won the four-race series on the Potomac.

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Alexandria: TC Gone Cyber

T.C. Williams students learn about the digital industry at summer camp.

This summer at T.C. Williams High School students ditched the endless hours of free time at home for something different. From July 11-22, TC hosted a summer Cybercamp for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The camp was free of charge and hosted approximately 30 students participated.

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Alexandria: Virtuosos for Veterans

The Medical Musical Group and actor Michael York perform celebration of America’s veterans.

The performance had a mix of themes, from Shakespeare to Star Wars to Downton Abbey, but through it all the Medical Orchestra and hosts kept the key focus on celebrating America’s veterans. On Aug. 14, the Medical Musical Group (MMG) came together with actor Michael York and others to perform a salute to veterans and their families at the Schlesinger Concert Hall.