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The latest news and information in and about Old Town Alexandria.

Rendering of West Elm store

Rendering courtesy of EDENS

One lucky resident will win a $2,000 shopping spree at the home decor store's grand opening in Alexandria. Read more

Business

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Pixabay

'Drink Up Old Town' May 3 - 11. Read more

Events

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Alexandria Living Magazine

See Alexandria's Waterfront Park art react to sound with light. Read more

Out and About

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Alexandria Living Magazine

Spa-like setting and a focus on education are hallmarks of this new tattoo service in Old Town. Read more

Business

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Rendering courtesy of EYA

The Alexandria City Council has approved permits for new waterfront restaurants at Robinson Landing. Read more

Food & Dining

King Street in Old Town Alexandria

Photo by K Summerer for Visit Alexandria

Visit Alexandria has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) “50 Years of Love” grant fund. Read more

Business

Toastique is coming to Old Town.

Image courtesy of Toastique

Trendy millennial dining trend — gourmet toast — makes its debut at eatery in Old Town Alexandria. Read more

Food & Dining

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Chris Militzer/Alexandria Living Magazine

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

Business

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Pines of Florence and Aftertime Comics will have to move for construction. Read more

Business

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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Lee-Fendall House Museum

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

Events

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EYA LLC

Alexandria Restaurant Partners proposes a 5,000-sq. foot waterfront eatery at Robinson Landing serving up grilled steaks, seafood and a full bar. Read more

Food & Dining

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Eric Althoff

The famous chef behind Restaurant Eve, Eammon's, Hummingbird and more talks about his future and past. Read more

Profiles

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Courtesy Society Fair

The food emporium and restaurant hoped to raise $30,000 to stay open, but owners announced it would not close this week. Read more

Food & Dining

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

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Rendering courtesy of softLAB

The first public interactive art installation at Alexandria's Waterfront opens March 30. Read more

Out and About

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Courtesy of the Tall Ship Providence Foundation

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

Out and About

Rendering of Torpedo Factory area food and crafts market

Image courtesy of City of Alexandria

City planning commission to consider proposal to use outdoor space on the waterfront for art displays, dining, beer and wine. Read more

Food & Dining

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Photo Courtesy of the City of Alexandria

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

News

  • West Elm Opens in Old Town North

  • West Elm Opens in Old Town North

    West Elm Opens in Old Town North

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    Photo by Jim Craige Photography

    (Left to right): CAC Board Chair Kerry Donley, Honorees Tom Hirst , Magaly Hirst, Gala Co-Chairs Lori Morris and Rob Dugger. Photo by Jim Craige Photography www.jimprophoto.com

  • Rendering of West Elm store

    Rendering courtesy of EDENS

    Rendering of West Elm store

  • Alexandria waterfront

    Photo by K Summerer for Visit Alexandria

    Alexandria waterfront

  • Riverfront Landing

    Rendering courtesy of EYA

    Riverfront Landing