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Something old, something new, something blue at 9SQ concert
Barber, a leader in the Hall’s Hill community, now a legend
James T. Moore
Concert at St. George’s in Arlington showcases teens’ hard work
Music by St George's
Juneteenth has always been important for African-Americans.
Jim Moore sat back at his barber chair on Lee Highway last week, the shop quiet on a midweek, midday visit, no longer the hub it was in pre-pandemic days.
There won’t be a Turkey Bowl in Hall’s Hill this year, for the first time since most residents can remember.
Sweet Root Village running pop up markets, helping the hungry
It was the end of the summer and many in Alexandria had been homebound far too long.
Arlington activists canvassed in NC, and in Virginia’s 5th District for Cameron Webb, among others.
Sandra Garcia opened the chained door of her apartment in a low-income area of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Local Vietnam Vet is a strong proponent of voting as a duty.
”Soupy” (John) Tyler walked into Jim Moore’s barber last July and asked him if he’d be willing to make up a sign about voting, something that would inspire people to get out and vote, and he’d be glad to cover the costs.
Across Arlington, residents are working to relearn history.
Jim Moore was looking out his shop window on Saturday, Sept. 26, to catch the Black Lives Matter Ride that was supposed to come by his shop in Hall’s Hill.
Park in transition serves young and old, but shade trees are gone.
On the Friday before the long Labor Day weekend, Tomás Weber, his sister Vera Weber, and their cousin, Jonathan Melo, and grandfather “Papí” (Elvis) were enjoying the smooth, unscathed new enlarged blacktop parking lot at the Upton Hill Regional Park, along with several other young cyclists who were reveling in the near empty lot so they could show off their bike riding skills.
Older, vulnerable residents look for low-volume barbers who go the extra mile.
Jim Moore was finally able to open his barber shop, Moore’s Barber Shop, on May 29th, when Virginia gave the green light to hair salons and barber shops.
During the Great Depression, they handed out coal and coats. Now, it’s an array of services.
Ninety-five years ago, Northern Virginia Family Service handed out coats and coal in Alexandria. Today, the organization has a much broader mission and geographic reach throughout Northern Virginia and – in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic – an increased need for its services.
Locals take advantage of the pre-Coronavirus gathering
Arlington residents meet up to “go green.”
Local vendors explain how to plant and care for them.
Makers Shop at Central Library.
Including Dorothy Hamm, Judge Monroe, Dr. Charles Drew, Evelyn Syphax, and Barbara Marx.