Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Forty-seven years at a job he really likes to do While Mike Anderson was growing up in Detroit in the ‘50s and ‘60s, his father, uncle, grandfathers, and just about everybody worked for automobile manufacturers. Mike worked for Ford Motor Company during summers and assumed that he would go back...
https://youtu.be/Ra9BeczdFD8 Over 600 concerned citizens and campaign volunteers piled into the auditorium at Mount Vernon Community School to watch a live debate between incumbent Mayor Allison Silberberg and her challenger in the upcoming June 12 Democratic primary, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson. NBC4's Julie Carey brilliantly moderated the back-and-forth exchange and kept...
Jeffrey Lee Yates, prominent businessman in Alexandria, VA, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018 in his Alexandria home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeff was born on November 2, 1954 at Maxwell Airforce Base in Montogomery, AL to parents, Naval Officer John Godfrey and Lena...
NBC4’s Northern Virginia bureau chief Julie Carey will emcee the Meet the Legends Reception on Thursday, March 15 at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Living Legends of Alexandria, the event introduces the 2018 Living Legend honorees and will be held at the Center for Design, Media and the Arts on the...
Help Raise Funds for Del Ray Gateway and Park Honoring Nancy Dunning ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia cries out for its own defining entry, and the community leaders have put their heads together, canvassed the neighbors, and made a proposal to City Council to create what will...
By Deborah Sanders To be in business for over 60 years in the same location, you must be doing something right. To hear Norman “Brad” Bradford tell the story, he makes it sound easy but, if you think about it, jewelry is not required for sustenance (well maybe for some!)....
Alexandria, VA - Charles Studholme has spent most of his life looking at birds. In all, the 67-year-old owner of One Good Tern at 1710 Fern St. has seen 582 bird species, and is closing shop as soon as almost everything is sold at a discount. That includes world-class...

October: Scene Around Town

Jeff Stryker, Joe Cullum, Nick Greksouk, Mark Ragland and others during the Rebuilding Together fundraiser at The Old Dominion Boat Club. Spotted Mike BonDurant, Kris Gilbertson and Dick Bursch with Natalia Kemska (server) and Margaret Staples (Manager) at Table Talk. Hope Lauren Peele, Jason Burke, Buzz Peele, Kim Corbett Peele and...
By Martha Carucci ALEXANDRIA,VA- Every day we are looking for a cure for cancer. In the U.S., more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and while the survival rate has increased over time, there are still around 50,000 women dying from breast cancer each year. Our...
By Rana Wilson October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer in the U.S. is the most common cancer in women, no matter the race or ethnicity. Over the course of a lifetime, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer....
By Allison Goodhart ALEXANDRIA,VA- Time and again, we hear from our friends and peers that there’s “no way” they can buy a home, for a variety of reasons. We’re happy to say, it absolutely is possible to purchase a home at this stage of life. Below are the most common...
ALEXANDRIA,VA- Are you into unforgettable experiences? We thought so. You’ll absolutely love celebrating Halloween on S. Lee Street in Old Town. The street is usually blocked off at King St. and Lee, and the annual tradition has grown to epic proportions, with thousands of kids and their parents dressed...
By Kelly MacConomy ALEXANDRIA,VA- Harvest happened early this year in Virginia Wine Country. Many vineyards began to pick grapes in late August, emptying the vines of most varietals in the first days of September. Abundant spring rains followed by a hot dry summer ended the 2019 growing season with jubilant...
ALEXANDRIA,VA- Many parish members at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 711 N. Columbus Street, are direct descendants of the 1700 individuals buried at the Contrabands and Freedman Cemetery., 1001 South Washington Street. There will now be a rosary prayer said at the memorial the first Saturday of each month at...
Alexandria VA - Ed McIntosh of Pendleton Carryout Co. knows good food when he tastes it. Starting on October 18, Ed brings the extraordinary Freed Biscuits to the mix of offerings. Restaurant industry veteran, Josh Freed is the mastermind behind the biscuits that have gained a cult like following...
By Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia & Volunteer Alexandria “Volunteering is a good way to keep social,” says RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer and engagement leader Sue Dussinger of Alexandria. “I have never in my life been a real joiner, but once you get into (volunteering), you can’t stop. I love interacting with...
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