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Where to dine, stay and play for a modern vacation in one of Virginia's oldest towns. Read more



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The socially-conscious outdoor sports and gear company will lease the historic theater. Read more


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


Thousands gathered in Old Town Alexandria to watch the largest parade celebrating the birth of George Washington in the United States. Read more

Out and About


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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


Lee-Fendall House Museum

Eggs, Easter crafts and more support the historic home and gardens. Read more



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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

Company launching food tours in Alexandria.

Photo by K Summerer for Visit Alexandria

Carpe DC Food Tours will lead participants on three-hour informative tours exploring restaurants, culture and history of Old Town Alexandria. Read more

Food & Dining


Photo courtesy of parade organizers

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



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Tall ship Providence will be docked in Alexandria permanently by mid-July. Read more

Out and About


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Alexandria's own 1858 Pettyman Hose Carriage was in the running for a grant program from the Virginia Association of Museums. Read more


On March 2, Alexandria turns green for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Read more

Out and About

Keaney portrays the young Martha Washington at Mount Vernon Estate. Read more



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


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Ellen Hamilton

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



Lee-Fendall House Museum

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




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

Ship excavated at building site in Alexandria.

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

Home & Garden

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


Young Washington book cover

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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


  • Author Susan Swain, co-CEO and president, C-SPAN

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    Author Susan Swain, co-CEO and president, C-SPAN

  • 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

    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.