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

Whistlestop Hobbies in Alexandria is selling tickets to the annual Santa (and Mrs. Claus!) Train Ride. Read more

Events

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The Birth Club

Yoga classes, educational events, inclusive feeding circles and mindfulness are included in the new concept for moms. Read more

Health & Wellness

DC's HapstakDemetriou, star designers of restaurants Rose's Luxury, Fiola Mare, District Winery, Pineapple and Pearls, is designing two restaurants. Read more

Food & Dining

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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

The City Council OK'd staff to begin exploring a pilot project that will close parts of lower King Street to traffic on weekends. Read more

News

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Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce announces Best in Business Awards Wednesday night at the Westin Alexandria Old Town. Read more

Business

Outdoor dining on second level will offer river views; basement level will feature jukebox, short-order grill. Read more

Food & Dining

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Alexandria Living Magazine

The restaurant is making room for a new Italian concept. Read more

Food & Dining

King Street in Old Town Alexandria

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$859 million in tourism revenue helped boost the local economy. Read more

Business

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Courtesy of Augie's Mussel House

Mussel house and beer garden plans to open in 'a few weeks.' Read more

Theismann's namesake restaurant has reopened after a major renovation. Read more

Food & Dining

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Alexandria Living Magazine

City permits state Sephora will be opening at 810 King St. Read more

Business

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Photo by Doris Metternich

Mount Purrnon will combine adoptable cats and a coffee shop atmosphere. Read more

Pets

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

News

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Chris Militzer/Alexandria Living Magazine

About $300,000 in renovations are underway at the future home of Patagonia at Old Town Theater. Read more

Business

Meet TEDxOBP speaker Michael Kramp, a college professor who will talk about contemporary masculinity. Read more

Events

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

Business

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Alexandria Living Magazine

Hawaiian dessert and smoothie cafe coming this fall. Read more

Food & Dining

Friends of Guest House, celebrating 45 years, to open new home for women formerly incarcerated to help them transition into the community. Read more

Events

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AEDP and the Seedling Collective via Skin Scholars.

Pop-up shop open through Aug. 24 offers Beauty Bars, skin care products and more. Read more

Business

  • 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.

  • AEDP's Stephanie Landrum flanked by her parents Wednesday night at Chamber awards.

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    Rendering of The Mill Restaurant