Del Ray was profiled Monday night on WETA's "If You Lived Here," with the hosts learning that home prices for the neighborhood's bungalows, Cape Cods and duplexes have shot up over the past 20 years. Local real estate agent Jen Walker took the hosts on a tour, explaining that a one-bedroom condominium in Del Ray currently goes for about $225,000, while townhouses are selling for $600,000 to $700,000. Single-family homes range from $850,000 to more than $2 million. Continue reading "WETA Celebrates History And Homes Of Del Ray"
Volunteer Alexandria brought back the popular Old Town Arts and Crafts Fair held June 12 at Waterfront Park, following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading "Old Town Arts And Crafts Fair Makes 2021 Return"
Goodies Frozen Custard and Treats is breathing new life into an old bit of Alexandria history – and giving neighbors a chance to cool off with a custardy treat in the process. The former outpost of the Mutual Ice Co., located at 200 Commerce St., has been a mainstay in Alexandria for decades. Goodies owner Brandon Byrd purchased the property in 2019 and, amid a global pandemic, transformed the ice house into an icy custard house, month by painstaking month. The final result, Byrd says, is worth it. Continue reading "Goodies Frozen Custard And Treats To Give New Life To Old Ice House"
Len Shapiro, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated sportswriter, editor, and columnist for more than 40 years for the Washington Post, will be the featured speaker for the April 21st meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club. Shapiro worked for the Washington Post from 1969 until his retirement in 2010. He covered high school and college sports before being assigned as the beat reporter for the Washington Redskins. Continue reading "Sportswriter Shapiro To Be Hosted By Alexandria Sportsman’s Club"
The Little Theatre of Alexandria is presenting a live, in-person showing of “The Revolutionists,” written by Lauren Gunderson, from Feb. 27 to March 20, 2021. The story portrays four sassy women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. This grand comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go about changing the world. Continue reading "‘The Revolutionists’ Presented By Little Theatre of Alexandria"
CeCe Peniston will perform at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia this Sunday. She has been ranked as the 100 Top Dance Club Artists of All Time by Billboard magazine. Peniston said, "The only word I can say is ‘finally. People for so long have considered me a dance artist, so for them to hear me live with a different repertoire of music is an amazing thing." Continue reading "The Birchmere To Host Dance queen CeCe Peniston"
The Alexandria Drive-In is returning for a special encore movie series this fall. The drive-in was a hit during the summer of quarantine. The movie series is presented by ALX Community and The Garden at 5001 Eisenhower Ave. Continue reading "Alexandria Drive-In Brings Encore Movie Series"
The Little Theatre of Alexandria is staging an in-person production of “Love Letters” from Sept. 11-27. The play is a humorous and emotional look at the love letters exchanged between two childhood friends taking place over a span of 50 years. The show is produced by Nick Friedlander and executive produced by Russell Wyland and written by A.R. Gurney. Continue reading "“Love Letters” Presented By Little Theatre Of Alexandria"
You can own a baseball signed by Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer with “2019 World Series Champs!”. Moreover, you can support women’s and girl’s education. With the cancellation of McLean Branch AAUW’s Used Book Sale, its annual charitable fundraiser, a substitute fundraiser will feature the Scherzer baseball opportunity along with a request for contributions to support education and local scholarships for women. Continue reading "Donate For Women’s Education Fundraiser"