Gelato, ice cream shops rise to the occasion in the throes of summer.
Tucked half a block off of King Street in what was formerly a private residence at 111 S. Payne St., Casa Rosada’s pink-hued façade beckons pedestrians and drivers alike. The gelato café – whose name means “Pink House” in Spanish, an homage to the presidential residence of Argentina, the country where Casa Rosada’s owners hail from – has certainly made itself at home in Old Town in its 13 months of life.
QB helped Titans reach playoffs in 2013, snapping 22-year drought.
Q&A with T.C. Williams graduate Darius Holland.
Kara Moore recalls the benefits of golf during her time at Westfield.
Kara Moore was a four-time regional qualifier for the Westfield girls' golf team.
Catcher is superstitious, listens to 30-song playlist on game days.
Q&A with McLean rising senior catcher Bella Norton.
Bishop O'Connell rising junior softball player and Burke resident Patty Maye Ohanian de-committed from the University of Illinois this summer.
Letter to the Editor
In this great country, we have a system in place that allows its citizens to elect their representatives at all levels of government. With all of its flaws, it remains the best democratically representative system in the world.
Letter to the Editor
In “City’s Wise Investment,” [letter to the editor, July 23-29, Gazette Packet], the writer indicated that the City of Alexandria’s debt is “not an issue.” Of course it is not a current issue, since Alexandria has revised its debt guidelines recently to accommodate a $35 million budget deficit that would have otherwise required significant adjustments.
Letter to the Editor
A letter was printed last week citing the city’s AAA bond rating as evidence that (the) “City’s debt isn’t an issue.” The author, promoting a Bill Euille write-in campaign, characterizes other candidates who are talking about the need for better defined policy regarding debt limits, as “complaining,” and admonishes them
City hosts the accordionists’ festival.
The performers hugged their bellows, and like a sigh of relief, the instrument breathed out its reedy melody. The New Jersey-based all-accordion orchestra, made up of 25 men and women, performed at the Holiday Inn ballroom, in front of fans, family, and fellow musicians at the American Accordionists’ Association Festival, July 8-12.
Charlotte Kline Rixse, 97, died on Sunday evening, July 19, 2015 at Goodwin House in Alexandria.
Marcella Anderson, of Alexandria, died in her home on Sunday, July 26, 2015.
Six students from high schools throughout Virginia — including West Potomac High School’s Hayden McCloud — presented their summer research projects at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on July 17 in front of an audience of mentors, parents, peers, and members of the VIMS community.
To the Editor: Sometime prior to July 16 of this year Sully Plantation Historic Site, a Fairfax County park, hosted what it called a World War II "Bivouac."
In spite of the morning rain, a Family Sports Challenge was held Saturday, July 18 at Van Dyck Park in the City of Fairfax to benefit Our Daily Bread's Collect for Kids Back to School Program.
Rising junior helped Wolverines reach Conference 7 final.
Martha Gallagher enjoyed her first trip to the West Coast enough that she decided to plan for a lengthy return.
City Council, Planning Commission discuss Fairfax Boulevard’s future.
In April 2012, the City of Fairfax adopted the Master Plan vision for the redevelopment of Fairfax Boulevard. It transformed this 3.5-mile corridor from transportation-oriented to more pedestrian friendly.
City must amend its Comprehensive Plan to qualify for state money.
There are now new rules jurisdictions have to follow to get state money for transportation projects. So if the City of Fairfax wants to obtain future funding, it’ll have to make some changes.
The Summer Reading Program runs from June 19 to Sept. 5 and is open to children from birth to twelfth grade. Participants in sixth grade or younger are to read 15 books, and those in grades seven through twelve read six. Upon completion, the readers may bring their list into the library and submit it in exchange for an extensive coupon booklet, as well as getting to write their name on the local library wall of fame.
Wind energy needs to be a part of the renewable mix of energy sources in Virginia and the nation.
With the federal Clean Air Act requiring higher air quality standards, many fossil-fuel power plants will be closing or converting to other fuel sources.
We continue to experience cruelty and violence in this country in ways tragically unique in modern, industrialized societies.