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Joe’s Pizza in Arlington Gets a Neapolitan Makeover

Some shake their heads at the change in the Arlington tradition; others embrace it.

Vernon Walters used to go to Joe’s Pizza Place and sit alone at a table far from the front door and the arcade-style games that kept kids busy in the vestibule while their parents relaxed into the blue naugahyde banquettes.

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ArPets: Meet Sully and Kelly – Two Blind Delights

A mom with no name. And a litter of kitties with eye and sight issues.

Obituary: Dr. Nancy Durant Edmonds

Daughter of Dr. Oswald Durant dies at 92

Dr. Nancy Durant Edmonds, daughter of noted Alexandria doctor Oswald Durant, died unexpectedly at her home in Plainfield, N.J. at the age of 92.

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Preventing Falls

Physical exercise and home safety reduce risk

One of the leading causes of fatal injuries in older adults is falling.

Vienna, Herndon Mayors, Delegate Watts Honored

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized three local honorees.

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COVID Can’t Stop the Spirit in Herndon

Historic Haunted Herndon House staged for the season

Bob Mathews and Colleen Delawder are the perfect couple, at least when it comes to their customized Herndon Halloween House on Spring Street.

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Volgenau Conservatory Opens in Vienna

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens celebrates new feature, honors past director

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens held two celebrations on the evening of Oct. 20: a ribbon-cutting opening the Volgenau Conservatory; and a dedication of the dogwood tree planted in memory to the life of David Hobson, a respected career regional parks director.

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Dining: Clarity Revisited in Vienna

Vienna restaurant success has rocked the local restaurant scene

Three cheers that so many local restaurants have reopened.

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Spooky Science in Alexandria

Mad Science Expo inspires STEAM learning

With social distancing measures in place, hundreds of future astronauts, scientists, mathematicians and engineers turned out Oct. 17 at The Watergate at Landmark for the fourth annual Spooky Mad Science Expo, an event to combine Halloween and science learning projects.

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Obituary: Joe Shumard

“Mr. Parade,” volunteer organizer dies at 67

No name is more synonymous with Alexandria’s signature events than Joe Shumard.

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‘We’re Sort of God’s Emergency Room’ in Fairfax City

The Lamb Center: Providing hope and a future

This year’s fundraiser for The Lamb Center (TLC) was called “Hope and a Future,” and it was aptly named because that’s exactly what this Fairfax City nonprofit provides for its guests.

‘A Diagnosis of Cancer Changes Everything’

Nonprofit Bite Me Cancer Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Led by Chantilly High grad Nikki Ferraro, Bite Me Cancer just celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

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‘Though Things Were Hard, He Persevered’: Memorial Brick Installed to Honor Juwaan Espinal

Juwaan Espinal’s life was cut short at age 22, but he left a lasting impact upon all who knew and loved him.

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Obituary: Bernard ‘Bernie’ Cohen

Trailblazing attorney dies at 86

In 1963, Bernie Cohen was barely out of law school, practicing on King Street in Alexandria and doing pro bono work for the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Mount Vernon Trail Study Identifies Hot Spots

Mount Vernon Trail study

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