Red Kettle Campaign runs through Dec. 24
The familiar sound of holiday bells can be heard across the region as the Salvation Army continues its annual Red Kettle Campaign with new safety measures in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Old Town site slated for mixed use development
The Potomac River Generating Station, a shuttered coal-fired power plant in North Old Town, has been sold to Hilco Redevelopment Partners and is slated for redevelopment in a move that city officials hope will provide housing, jobs and improved public space along the Potomac River.
Board of Lady Managers raises $30k for Inova Alexandria
The runway was dark this year as the Board of Lady Managers, known for its annual Fashion Show, Luncheon and Silent Auction, instead held what it billed as a “non-event,” raising $30,000 as part of an ongoing financial pledge to Inova Alexandria Hospital.
Dino Drudi claims (letter, November 25th) that Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the Western Hemisphere “galvanized Europe in a way that led to emigration, commerce, and colonization.”
This year will mark the first time in 50 years that the sound of bagpipes won’t be heard in the heart of old town Alexandria on the first Saturday in December.
The Alexandria Black History Museum will present its annual Kwanzaa How-to Workshop, virtually, on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
At a time when vaccines are top of people’s minds, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is offering a new way for the community to make sure their pets don’t miss their own critical medical treatments.
For all those who hold a fascination with outer space, the chance to ask a question to an astronaut on the International Space Station is beyond their wildest dreams.
During Covid-19, the show will be seen through live acting, animation, and virtual reality.
Continuing with its holiday tradition (with Covid-19 restrictions), the Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is presenting Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” from Dec. 4-19, 2020 through live acting, animation, and virtual reality.
Leaders must step up.
The reality of proposed cuts to our Metrorail and Metrobus service in the absence of a rescue package is now clear.
Like everything else, the Children's Gazette will be different in 2020.
Newly created redistricting commission zooms toward new maps in 2021
Now that voters have approved a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission, the pieces have already started falling into place for how the commission will work and who will serve on it.
Not that I'm the most-stressed about it, but I am at least stressed about a bone scan I'm having this week.
In February, the 2020 General Assembly unanimously designated December as Virginia’s Puppy Mill Awareness Month.
Museum showcases display cases, first hand accounts, newsreel footage and more.
Inside the Army museum