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Alexandria Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 231 Alexandria homes sold between $2,500,000-$83,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: April, 2016

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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.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: 20-29

Entertainment

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Inside the Alexandria Police Department: Self Defense

An occasional series, drawn from the Alexandria Citizen’s Police Academy.

The man arrives at the door. One second passes.

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Alexandria: Remembering Ronald Kirby

Alexandria honors slain transportation expert.

Originally, the Woodrow Wilson bridge was going to be a car only bridge, like the old drawbridge it replaced.

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Alexandria: Four Mile Run Restored

Natural habitats slowly return to Alexandria’s northern creek.

In the 1970s, Alexandria was desperate. Throughout the ’60s and ’70s, Four Mile Run along the city’s northern border with Arlington was flooding.

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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Inside AlexRenew

Early June eyed for AlexRenew field opening.

On the surface, the nearly completed park near the east end of Eisenhower Avenue looks like any soccer field.

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Alexandria Snapshot: ‘RED Day’

Each year on May 12, Keller Williams Associates devote their time and energy to helping a local charitable organization.

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Alexandria Snapshot: National Healthcare Decisions Day

Woodbine Rehabilitation and Healthcare host its annual National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 29 to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

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Alexandria Snapshot: Boat Club Flag-Raising Ceremony

The Old Dominion Boat Club, a waterfront institution in Alexandria since 1880, celebrated the start of the boating season with its annual flag raising on Sunday, May 15.

Alexandria Letter: Lower Speed Limit?

Letter to the Editor

I admit it ... I have speed limit envy.

Alexandria Letter: Addressing Airplane Noise

Letter to the Editor

The City of Alexandria shares the frustration expressed by Mr. Spar in his letter to the editor of April 29 regarding increased aircraft noise from flights out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). I hope the following facts will clarify the city’s role in dealing with aircraft noise.

Alexandria Letter: Value of Bike Lanes

Letter to the Editor

As someone who bikes between Old Town and Chinquapin several times a week, I like having the bike lanes on King Street, and hope that they can be extended further West on King Street (and the road re-surfaced for a smoother ride).

Alexandria Letter: Irregularities Affect Trust

Letter to the Editor

As residents of Canal Way and Pitt Street Station followed, in good faith, the city process for participating in the Old Colony renovation decision, a series of irregularities occurred.

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