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George Washington

Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon

The Alexandria George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee invites 25 guests to have an intimate, informal conversation with our First President. Read more

Events

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

Ranked No. 7 on the list, the magazine cites hand bell choirs, the Christmas Camel and more. Read more

Lifestyle

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The Potomack Company

Massive painting of 'Ivan the Terrible' to go on display in Alexandria. Read more

News

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

Sunday, Dec. 1 is Museum Shop Sunday. Read more

Out and About

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Pixabay

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

Alexandria Circuit Court dismisses charges against civil rights advocates at 1939 library sit-in. Read more

News

A new principal and plans for an 8,000-square foot addition highlight the school's bright future. Read more

News

Goodie's wants to operate a new frozen custard stand out of the historic Mutual Ice Co. ice house in Old Town. Read more

Food & Dining

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Visit Alexandria

Music, waterfront activities, education, food and more are set for Oct. 12 at Waterfront Park. Read more

Out and About

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Rusty Kennedy

Now called the 'Freedom House' a home where slaves were once traded is up for sale. Read more

News

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Pixabay

The parties start Sept. 20 and continues through Oct. 19. Read more

Out and About

Potomack Auction Co. to host repatriation ceremony for return to Ukraine. Read more

News

Studio Antiques and Fine Art to close in Old Town Alexandria. Read more

Business

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Isabelle Baldwin

The Barnsley Resort opened in 1999, but its history reaches back nearly 200 years. Read more

Travel

The Potomack Company owner talks about unique pieces and what makes Alexandria the perfect spot for her business. Read more

Profiles

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M. Enriquez for Visit Alexandria

This fall brings a ton of entertainment to Alexandria. Read more

Events

Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney Bryan Porter looks at the investigation, prosecution and trial of a serial killer. Read more

News

Lee-Fendall House

Photo by M. Enriquez for Visit Alexandria

The Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden is an ancestral home of a current Lord. Read more

Out and About

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American Girl (TM)

The Monday, Aug. 12 event celebrates Melody, who was passionate about raising her voice for equality. Read more

Events

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Sam Kittner for Visit Alexandria

The answer is yes, but you should vote in this poll from Southern Living Magazine. Read more

  • Freedom House

    Photo for Visit Alexandria by R. Kennedy

    Freedom House

  • Freedom House

    Photo for Visit Alexandria by R. Kennedy

    Freedom House

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    Photo by Andrew J. Russell - Library of Congress

    Photograph showing a Union army guard and other men in front of a building designated Price, Birch & Co., dealers in slaves, at 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, VA. Before that, the premises were owned by the slave-trading firm Franklin & Armfield. The Union army used the former slave jail to house Confederate prisoners.

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

    Photo courtesy of C-SPAN

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