Alexandria News

Do Your Part to Save River Farm!

En Plein Air art show and benefit in Old Town April 17 River Farm House, by Donna Sturm (Photo: Donna Sturm)Alexandria, VA – Local artists have come together to help…

An AWLA April Fools!

Even the adoptable animals got in on this one!   Blue, today dubbed Aloysius Fraggleplank, is a goofy guy, now with a goofy name. (Photo courtesy of Gina Hardter)ALEXANDRIA, VA–It…

STOCK UP: Virginia ABC Stores CLOSED on Easter Sunday

New Searchable Inventory List By Location Now Available Photo licensed to The Zebra Press by Adobe Stock.ALEXANDRIA, VA – All Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) stores will be closed on…

Service Updates Due to COVID-19

Due to evolving concerns related to COVID-19, the Alexandria Police Department will be modifying our public services and programs to reduce exposures and inherent risks.  

Preserving History: Participate in Park Day on April 10

Visit historic sites and battlefields during nationwide cleanup day Volunteers take part in the American Battlefield Trust’s 23rd Annual Park Day on Saturday, April 6, 2019. (Photo: American Battlefield Trust)ALEXANDRIA,…

Barca Pier & Wine Bar opens on the Old Town waterfront

The Barca Pier & Wine Bar menu is Mediterranean-influenced, with tapas, Montaditos (miniature sandwiches), and sharing plates priced between $8 and $27. The wine bar also serves charcuterie and cheeses…

Gadsby’s Tavern Hosting Virtual Ball April 17

Gadsby’s Tavern. (Courtesy photo)ALEXANDRIA, VA-On Saturday April 17 at 7 p.m.,Gadsby’s Tavern Museum will host a virtual Ball. The event follows a successful virtual Birthnight Ball, which is held every…

Chamber ALX Welcomes New Board Members

The 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 pictured at the celebratory presentation evening log before a pandemic was ever a glimmer of a thought. (Photo: Mary Wadland)Alexandria, VA – Seven…

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April

Alexandria’s Poet Laureate KaNikki Jakarta (Courtesy photo)ALEXANDRIA, VA-Alexandria’s Poet Laureate KaNikki Jakarta invites residents to participate in National Poetry Month activities throughout the month of April. Schools, local businesses, libraries,…