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New book ranks U.S. presidents

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Kick-off for new book that ranks and measures the success of U.S. presidents is set for April 23 at Mount Vernon. Read more

Lifestyle

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From bellini to panini, restaurants served up cherry-themed dishes in February as part of the Washington Birthday Celebration. Read more

Food & Dining

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Alexandria will celebrate George Washington's 287th birthday with plenty of festivities on Monday, Feb. 18. Read more

Out and About

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A new scavenger hunt joins the parade, open houses, birthnight gala, symposiums and more in February. Read more

Events

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From cocktails to dessert, vote for your favorite cherry-themed creations from Alexandria restaurants. Read more

Food & Dining

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Author Peter Stark will discuss his book 'Young George Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father.' Read more

Events

Mount Vernon's 'Be Washington' exhibit opens

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Visitors have a chance to put themselves in Washington’s boots and experience first-hand his leadership challenges. Read more

Events

Cherry Challenge Winners Announced

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We cannot tell a lie — these are the restaurants with the best Cherry Challenge creations, according to your votes. Read more

Restaurants

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This year marks the 286th anniversary of Washington’s birthday. Read more

Events

  • New book ranks U.S. presidents

    Image courtesy of PublicAffairs

    New book ranks U.S. presidents

  • Young Washington book cover

    Image courtesy of publisher

    Young Washington book cover

    Author Peter Stark will give a free talk Thursday night at Mount Vernon on his book about 'Young Washington."

  • Author Peter Stark

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    Author Peter Stark