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Mary Ann Barton

Mary Ann Barton

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Mary Ann Barton is a journalist in Northern Virginia and editor of Alexandria Living Magazine.

Mary Ann comes to Alexandria Living after a distinguished career in magazines, newspapers and online publications. Her experience includes working at Active Interest Media as managing editor of Log Home Design magazine, writing for Gannett, reporting for the Arkansas Democrat newspaper and writing for C-SPAN, in addition to working as an assistant regional editor for AOL's Patch.com. She is a co-editor of "Campaign: A Cartoon History of Bill Clinton's Race for the White House." In addition to having lived in Little Rock, Ark., Mary Ann is a native of Minnetonka, Minn. She studied journalism and Spanish at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. and spent four years living in Lima, Peru. She has called the DC area home for more than 20 years.

When she's not writing for Alexandria Living, Mary Ann covers government issues for County News at the National Association of Counties in Washington, D.C.

Fans are eagerly awaiting the opening of the craft beer company's production facility and tasting room in Alexandria's West End. Read more

Business

Longtime state senator fights off two challengers Tuesday in Democratic primary squeaker. Read more

News

Parks bests challenger Ben Ortiz with 56 percent of the vote in Clerk of Circuit Court Democratic primary. Read more

News

In business more than 20 years, the store is holding a liquidation sale before it closes June 22. Read more

Business

Mixed-use building near the future Wegmans will include apartments, food hall, co-working space and retail. Read more

Home & Garden

The eatery will serve up its famed "Grand Slam" breakfast at its location off of Leesburg Pike. Read more

Food & Dining

A standing-room-only crowd Wednesday night heard 3-minute pitches for Alexandria's first community-based TEDx event. Read more

Lifestyle

The Art League usually holds Art on Tap in the fall; they've decided to hold a special Art on Tap Warm Weather edition. Read more

Events

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce reports Whiskey & Oyster to open for 'limited dinner hours' beginning Tuesday. Read more

Food & Dining

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Alexandria Living Magazine Staff

Cromwell's Wood Products uses centuries-old techniques to craft custom pieces. Read more

Home & Garden

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True Made Foods

An enterprising military veteran proves that ketchup, BBQ sauce and even sriracha can be healthy. Read more

Food & Dining

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

The craft beer company's production facility and tasting room will open in June in Alexandria's West End. Read more

Business

Will crew teams race on Alexandria's waterfront? Under proposal for new waterfront improvements, boat club says it could host races. Read more

News

The store — famous for its shirts you don't have to tuck in — will be only the second one in Northern Virginia. Read more

Business

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12

John Adam Wasowicz's "Jones Point" will be published in September. Read more

Lifestyle

Verdence Managing Director and Partner Charles S. Holt will lead the new office in Alexandria. Read more

Business

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Buz Nachlas

The nation’s second-youngest U.S. Attorney, Zach Terwilliger, calls Alexandria home. Read more

Profiles

DelRay Tower

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A newly designed Skyline Lounge at DelRay Tower Apartments replaces former swimming pool on the rooftop. Read more

Home & Garden

More than 500 RSVP'd for opening of new home and decor store. Read more

Home & Garden

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Photo by Alexandria Living Magazine

Highly anticipated eatery and bar in Carlyle neighborhood to offer fresh seafood, oyster bar and plenty of fun. Read more

Food & Dining