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Farewell to Circus ‘Big Top’

Last chance to see it in Northern Virginia.

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They’re Off!

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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.

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Ivy Hill Thanksgiving in Alexandria

A timely “thanks” to "Grandma" at Ivy Hill Cemetery.

Arlington: Brunch Preview of Joplin’s ‘Treemonisha’

In a matter of days, joyful singing will burst from the confines of Washington Golf and Country Club, courtesy of Opera NOVA.

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Arlington: Laid Bare, Laid Low

Historic house demolished.

Last week an old house on Minor’s Hill was felled for new development.

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Arlington: A Heroine’s Final Touches

For her grave, to her life.

It is hard to close the book on a hero, and even harder in the case of a celebrated heroine.

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Arlington: A Case of History Passing

Lustron: The forgotten experiment.

A special sadness arises when noticing a family consists only of aging members without child or grandchild or niece or nephew, their string of genealogy reaching its end. Some people, often called “preservationists,” suffer the same sense of sadness seeing a special structure threatened. Very soon, the few remaining Lustron houses in Northern Virginia will suffer losses. They, too, are approaching their end.

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Alexandria Column: The Mailbox

Not unlike a man of like age, it leans slightly as dictated by their common enemy, age. Eight decades will do that.

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Arlington Photos: Happy 50th Birthday

Happy 50th Birthday

It was quite a day. Artifacts of American Indians were displayed beside children making butterflies of paper and clothespins.

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