Hometown Hall of Fame: Celebrities from Alexandria

Coming up this Sunday is the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony, where celebrities strut their stuff on the red carpet and movie lovers cheer on their favorite films and performances of the year. But did you know Alexandria’s got its own award-winning cast? Continue reading

Top Places to Get Married in Alexandria

Historic, authentic, intimate—Alexandria is the perfect place for a wedding. Continue reading

An Inside Look at Alexandria’s African American History

To walk through African American history, walk through Old Town Alexandria. From colonial times, to the Civil War, to civil rights, Alexandria has seen Black history being made, and today you can discover the stories of African Americans who shaped Alexandria and America at our many sites steeped in African American heritage. Continue reading

What’s New in Alexandria: Top 5 Things To Look Forward To in 2015

In Alexandria, some things never change. For centuries its cobblestone streets have inspired romantic strolls, artisans have sold handmade goods, and beer lovers (including George Washington) have downed pints of locally made brews. But Alexandria is also a dynamic city, ever-evolving, and in 2015 it’s just going to keep getting better, with hot new dining and a waterfront renaissance that is already underway. Continue reading

Around the World in Alexandria, Part 2

Craving a trip to sunny Spain, tropical Thailand or the Mediterranean? Good news: you can explore faraway destinations right here in Alexandria at one of our many ethnic restaurants serving mouthwatering international cuisine. Continue reading

Top 5: Reasons to Be Excited about Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week 2015

10 days, 2 weekends, 60 Alexandria restaurants: Alexandria Restaurant Week is back and better than ever. Continue reading

Alexandria at the Movies

Alexandria is no stranger to the silver screen, from the many movies and television shows filmed in Old Town to cinema inspired by scenes from Alexandria’s past. Continue reading

How To: Get Fit in Alexandria

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. Continue reading

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5 Gifts for Pets

In Alexandria, we believe our pets deserve something special under the tree too. So why not show Fido a little extra love this holiday season with some of the city’s best gifts for pets? From plush dog beds to snazzy holiday sweaters and dapper accessories that are pure holiday card material, you won’t be able to resist pampering your pooch with presents from our list of Alexandria’s top 5 extraordinary gifts for pets!

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5 Extraordinary Alexandria Gifts

You say “Extraordinary,” I say “Alexandria!” For the person who loves Alexandria, why not give a gift that is distinctly our town—distinctly Alexandria? From signature mouthwatering treats to bright local art, home décor and apparel that proudly proclaim our Alexandria adoration, we’ve tracked down the top 5 extraordinary gifts that let you show your love for our extraordinary city!

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