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SUZANNE VEGA: THE SQUARE ROOT OF WONDERFUL

A luminous folk/rock mainstay brings a lifelong project to its final stage. By Steve Houk She really wanted to be a dancer. Lucky for all those who think Suzanne Vega is one of...

Heart of Alexandria: Its Volunteers

By Marion Brunken On October 26th, 230 volunteers and community members gathered to celebrate volunteerism at Volunteers are the Heart of Alexandria. The event, held...

2016 Finalists for “Best Decorated House” in Del Ray, Alexandria

Finalists Announced in Decorating Contest Part of 20th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade Festivities The Del Ray Halloween Parade Committee released the list of the...

Bike Rides Dead at Arlington Cemetery

It’s true. No more bike riding through the cemetery, without a family pass. It’s disruptive to the purpose of the grounds, say cemetery officials...

ODBC First 8 Rowers Fight Blustery Winds in Boston In weather better suited for sailing than rowing, the Old Dominion Boat Club (ODBC) women’s and...

Halloween Doesn’t Have to Be Scary to Your Dog

By Sandy Modell It’s that time of year again . . . Halloween!! -- when children and adults alike dig out those spooky costumes and...

YOU CAN’T MEASURE FREEDOM IN PESOS

By Paul Carlino My family and I just returned from a year-long adventure during which we drove from Alexandria through Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras,...

Local GirlTrek Organization Awarded $100,000

D.C. Group Wins Grand Prize Local Washington, DC organization GirlTrek: Healthy Black Women and Girls, whose mission mobilizes African-American women to live their healthiest, most fulfilled...

SWAMP FOLK WITH HEART

Sheer talent, a love of home and some Muscle Shoals magic make beautiful music for The Krickets. By Steve Houk During just about any evening down on the...

Del Ray Citizens Association Donates $12,000

On a crisp Friday afternoon, the Del Ray Citizens Association's (DRCA) president Rod Kuckro presented a $12,000 check to the Mount Vernon Community School their...
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