The building stood for over 70 years, serving as the home of Fire Station 203 on Cameron Mills Road and providing the Alexandria community with fire prevention and emergency lifesaving services. But earlier this year, the city officially completed the replacement project for Station 203, celebrating a new two-story structure of over 15,000 square feet. Continue reading "Station 203 Project Completed In Alexandria"
Sherwood Regional Library is marking a milestone anniversary with a community celebration Saturday, Oct. 16. Back in 1971, Sherwood Regional Library became the 13th Fairfax County library. Now it is celebrating its 50th anniversary in and around Hybla Valley. At the Oct. 5 Board of Supervisors meeting, Mount Vernon District Supervisor requested a proclamation to recognize Sherwood Regional Library's 50th anniversary. The proclamation will be presented during the celebration Saturday. Continue reading "50th Anniversary Celebrations For Sherwood Regional Library"
A boxer from Alexandria is vying for a gold medal at the 2021 Olympics after being chosen to represent Team USA. Troy Isley, 22, is a middleweight boxer from Alexandria, a T.C. Williams High School alumnus and part of the Alexandria Boxing Club. He secured his spot on the Olympic team on June 7, USA Boxing confirmed. Continue reading "Troy Isley Of Alexandria To Compete In Boxing At Olympics"
Elected officials from throughout the region gathered in Alexandria’s West End May 8 to celebrate the opening of two new Inova Health System community health clinics that will focus on women’s health and medical evaluations for sexual assault and human trafficking survivors. Continue reading "Inova Opens Women’s Clinic In Alexandria"
Pho Nam, 606 King St., is the second location of a Vietnamese restaurant that has been in Gaithersburg, Maryland for more than 20 years. The family-run restaurant chose to expand to Alexandria because Old Town reminded them of their historic hometown in Vietnam, General Manager Ryan Le said. They also thought it would be an ideal place to introduce their cuisine and culture because of the number of tourists and locals. Continue reading "Enjoy The Vietnamese sandwich At Pho Nam"
With the city’s annual George Washington Birthday Parade on hold for this year, Alexandria’s American Legion Post 24 is hosting a commemorative virtual event to honor the nation’s first commander-in-chief. “The 24-mile virtual challenge is intended to build community and enhance the physical, mental and emotional resiliency of participants—veterans and non‐veterans alike,” said Post 24 organizer Mike Mixon. Continue reading "Alexandria’s American Legion Post 24 To Host Run, Walk & Roll Challenge"
The Salvation Army continues its annual Red Kettle Campaign with new safety measures in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Using the hashtag #RescueChristmas, this year’s Red Kettle Campaign began in Alexandria on Nov. 14 and will run through Dec. 24. The tradition dates back to 1861 and this year the organization is promoting contactless giving in an effort to raise funds to address the dramatic increase in needs of those most impacted by the pandemic. Continue reading "Red Kettle Campaign Continues In Alexandria"
A wood-fired restaurant, named Ada’s on the River, will open in early 2021 at Old Town Alexandria’s new Robinson Landing development on the Potomac River in the Virginia city. The menu will feature “a selection of wood-fired prime steaks, fresh seafood, and creative vegetarian dishes,” said Alexandria Restaurant Partners. Continue reading "New Alexandria Waterfront Restaurant Would Feature Wood-Fired Steaks, Seafood"
The Alexandria restaurant scene is quite active these days as a Del Ray gelato shop nears its dawn, a Chinese restaurant in North Old Town makes a foray outside and a hotel restaurant gets a makeover in name and menu. Given below is some latest news about a few restaurants in Alexandria. Continue reading "Latest News About Alexandria Restaurants"