Alexandria waterfront slowly begins to take shape

It’s been three years since a big civic battle over the vision for the future of Old Town Alexandria's waterfront, but pieces are finally crystalizing into view. While there's been plenty of talk of luxury hotels, restaurants and lush parks to come, The Washington

Alexandria Mayor Welcomes Mason Social to Alexandria

A much-anticipated new restaurant, Mason Social, opened its doors Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting and a big welcome from the community in Alexandria. Mason Social owners Larry Walston, Chad Sparrow, Justin Sparrow and Teddy Kim

The Comedy Spot in Ballston Mall Moving to D.C.

The Comedy Spot, the stand-up and improvisational comedy venue on the third floor of Ballston Common Mall, will shut its doors this weekend and move into D.C. Tomorrow night (Thursday), The Comedy Spot will host its final standup show

D.C. community calendar, Feb. 26 to March 5, 2015

Friday, Feb. 27 D.C. job fair A partnership of Arena Stage, local businesses, nonprofit groups and government employment agencies. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Anacostia Playhouse, Mead Center, 2020 Shannon Pl. SE. 202-488-3300. Free.

Living Legends of Alexandria Featured 2015 Legend - Alice Morgan

Suppose you must select one word to describe 2015 Living Legend Alice P. Morgan. There are many choices: groundbreaker, activist, and nurturer come quickly to mind. But perhaps the most all-encompassing is inclusive. Morgan is about including people. For example, when Morgan chaired Alexandria's

NOVA-Alexandria To Host Annual Children's Concert

The Northern Virginia Community College NOVA Alexandria Band, the John Adams Elementary School Orff Ensemble and the George Mason and Jefferson-Houston Elementary Schools Jazz Band will perform a variety of musical selections as part of the annual Children's Concert.

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There are so many cities named Alexandria in the world.  Have you been to any of them? Can you guess how many there are?