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Chris Militzer/Miliman 12 Photography

Town Crier Benjamin Fiore-Walker has opened hundreds of events in and around the city. more

Profiles

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Ellen Hamilton

Ellen Hamilton's first film follows a young Scottish man from the Lowlands to Alexandria. more

Profiles

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Lee-Fendall House Museum

10 local museums are offering uniquely local gifts this holiday season. more

Business

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Enter The Goodhart Group and Alexandria Living Magazine sweepstakes here! more

Ship excavated at building site in Alexandria.

Photo courtesy of EYA

Archaeologists are still on-site at the EYA Robinson Landing luxury home development. more

Home & Garden

Oct. 26 through 31 is packed with Halloween events in and around Alexandria. more

Events

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Image courtesy of publisher

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

Events

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Escape the zombies at the Carlyle House Oct. 26. more

Events

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Photo by Chris Militzer

Replica of a 1607 tall ship that traveled from England to Jamestown with 52 aboard is docked in Old Town. more

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Costume parades, pet-friendly events and Alexandria's haunted places are on the calendar throughout October. more

Events

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The re-created historic ship is visiting from Jamestown as part of the Portside in Old Town Festival. more

Events

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Courtesy City of Alexandria

The historic City is "punching above its weight" in tourism. more

News

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The woman who died at Gadsby's Tavern in 1816 remains anonymous. more

Events

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Courtesy of the Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden

The fundraiser netted more than $13,000 that will go toward much-needed repairs to the historic home's foundation. more

Out and About

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City of Alexandria

Alexandria archaeologist leads historic ship excavations. more

Profiles

Lee-Fendall House

Photo by M. Enriquez for Visit Alexandria

A few tickets are left for the event that will support the museum's structural foundation fund. more

Events

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Courtesy of the Tall Ship Providence Foundation

Plans are in the works for Alexandria to welcome its own tall ship, Providence. more

News

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The Twig | 77th Annual Alexandria Historic Homes Tour

Six historic homes open their doors in September. more

Home & Garden

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Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House Historic Site.

Exhibit showcases the impact of those worked at Woodlawn and the Pope-Leighey house. more

Events

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Courtesy City of Alexandria

Did you know these historic facts? more

Home & Garden

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    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

    Image courtesy of Mount Vernon

    Author Peter Stark

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    Adam Auel

  • Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Come see one of the oldest homes in Alexandria; donations go to the future museum.

  • Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Come see one of the oldest homes in Alexandria; donations go to the future museum.

  • Ice Cream Social July 24

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social July 24

    An ice cream social is set for July 24 in Old Town Alexandria at one of the City's oldest homes.