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Longtime ODBC, ASC member dies at 90
Ray Bell Cobean, a longtime member of the Old Dominion Boat Club and the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club, died Dec. 18, 2020, at the age of 90.
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.
Final commencement for T.C. Williams High School
It was a day of celebration as the T.C. Williams High School class of 2021 bid farewell to a year of quarantines, remote learning and canceled social and athletic events during the June 12 commencement ceremony at Chinquapin Park.
Holiday promotion supports local businesses.
Small Business Saturday, a movement that began 10 years ago in an effort to drive holiday shoppers to small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, has expanded into the first Alexandria Shop Small Week.
Meet Capt. Jason Allegra: Sully District police commander
Attending Old Dominion University, Jason Allegra followed in his brother’s footsteps by majoring in criminal justice.
The phrase “excited as a kid in a candy store” took on new meaning as Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop opened its doors Dec. 11 among the shops in Fairlington Centre.
Shopping handcrafted, ethically produced, nontoxic products
It all started with the local artisan's handbags, the love of little boutique shops that featured brands with morals and values, and telling her mom that more than anything else, she wanted to open a store in the Great Falls Village Centre with a showroom for those bags and other ethically and sustainably produced items.
Columbia Pike Blues Weekend combines three days of blues, with both streamed and in-person performances, on June 18-20.
Façade improvements continue during pandemic
In early December, shoppers aren’t the only ones busy at Belle View Shopping Center in Mount Vernon.
About two months ago, King Street saw the rebirth of a familiar coffee shop with a renewed name, all set to rise from the ashes.
Wind blew and whistled over a soft piano until cracks of thunder and a baby's cries punctured the surroundings.
With no interruption in service to loyal Springfield Plaza customers as promised, Giant opened their new, larger, 50,000 square foot store with enhanced features at the Plaza at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13.
Smash and grab at three Hollin Hall places yields little for thieves.
In just two weeks, from April 23 to Tuesday, June 8, voting takes place to decide who the next statewide leaders will be, including who the Democratic nominee for Attorney General will be in November.
If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.
After the fire in 2019, a new, brighter space welcomes the old gang.
Belle View Roy Rogers
In a line that rivaled those for recent early voting, about 200 shoppers awaited the opening of the new Lidl grocery store in Burke at the Rolling Valley Shopping Center on Old Keene Mill Road on Oct. 28.
Just like every year, COVID-19 or not, the season of thanksgiving is followed by the season of giving.
Newcomer to the grocery mix features jobs, benefits and no check-out lines.
Healthy juices, foods and attitudes highlight the new place along the bike trail
The “MJ” is a juice mixture of celery, cucumber, kale, spinach, parsley, lemon, mint, pineapple, apple and ginger, and a top seller among juices at the Greenheart Juice Shop that just opened off the bike trail in Vienna.