October 20, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood is an eclectic and walkable neighborhood filled with an extraordinary art scene. From the architecture and art galleries to the extensive murals around every corner, Del Ray is a great place to spark your creativity. Visit Alexandria recently hosted an #InstaMeetALX for a photo walk of Del Ray’s murals, with each one telling a different story about …Learn More
October 13, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Alexandria is nationally known for its historic houses and museums, but a lesser known claim-to-fame has been hiding in the shadows and streets of these buildings for centuries: some of the biggest trees in the country and commonwealth of Virginia. Our city is home to over 100 champion or notable trees. With foliage expected to peak in Virginia …
October 6, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Halloween in Alexandria is so legendary, one day is not enough to experience all of the eclectic tricks and treats throughout October. Whether you’re in search of hair-raising haunts, family fun, or simply want to satisfy your sweet-tooth, celebrate “witch-ever” way you prefer all month long with these eekstraordinary parties, tours, events and more.
September 29, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
The highly anticipated Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the National Mall on September 24, 2016 to powerful reviews from visitors. In just a few days on October 1, another thread in African American history will be told at Mount Vernon with the opening of the ground-breaking exhibition called “Lives Bound …
September 22, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Alexandria is most known to visitors for historic Old Town, but is made up of many neighborhoods that offer a rich experience of local flavor. Venture into the city’s West End to the Seminary Hill neighborhood for history, outdoor sanctuaries, innovative arts and hidden gems just off the beaten path. The neighborhood is even home …
September 15, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
With the 2nd Annual Alexandria Live Music Week coming up September 30-October 8, 2016, we asked some of our favorite local insiders for the best places to catch live music in Alexandria. Whether you’re looking for a place to see big names in music, enjoy a drink with friends, or hit the dance floor, Alexandria has everything …
September 8, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Known by locals and visitors for its vibrant art scene, Alexandria is home to some extraordinary art events and venues for everyone from film fanatics to craft lovers, music enthusiasts to theatre fans and everyone in between. With the fall festival season upon us, we’ve rounded up our top 10 can’t-miss fall art events throughout Alexandria. Looking for some …
January 8, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
Welcome to 2015 in Alexandria! Your New Year’s resolution to get in shape just got a whole lot easier in ALX, where health and wellness is a way of life.
February 11, 2016 - Posted by Misha
Ranked the #1 most romantic city in the U.S. by Amazon, Alexandria is known as an enchanting escape. Thinking of a romantic getaway or the best places to pop the question? Here’s our list of 6 top romantic spots in Alexandria, plus several places nearby to make the perfect date.
April 21, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Against the backdrop of a vibrant waterfront and historic streets, summer in Alexandria sizzles with boat cruises, fireworks, outdoor dining and more.
July 14, 2016 - Posted by Kelsey
Alexandria has certainly earned its place among America’s top dog-friendly cities. One out of every four Alexandria residents is a dog (yes, we know dogs are people too), and in this pup-ular town, dog-lovers find no shortage of dog parks, doggy boutiques and even Doggy Happy Hours. From Old Town to Del Ray, it’s dog …
June 7, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
The not-so-secret ingredient to a perfect weekend in Alexandria? That would be weekend brunch.
May 21, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
If you’re long on wanderlust but short on time, Alexandria is the perfect home base for day trips to DC, Virginia wine country or pristine national parks and beaches. From historic sites to mountain hikes, you can find it all in Alexandria’s backyard, with a host of attractions all within a few hours of our extraordinary …