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Recycling in the 1950s

Memories and Musings By Nina Tisara ALEXANDRIA,VA- Long ago, in the 50s, and far away, in Brooklyn, New York, my girlfriends and I recycled, but not...

On Exhibit: Powerful Portraits of African American Living Legends of Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA - This spring and summer the Alexandria Black History Museum has hosted an important exhibit of the African American Living Legends of...

Tisara Photography Moving After 30 Years on Upper King Street

ALEXANDRIA, VA - After almost 30 years in one location, Tisara Photography is moving to 403 S. Washington Street.  The King Street town house...

Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists, is an exhibition at the Alexandria Black History Museum open from Saturday, April 20...

Photos: The 2019 Living Legends of Alexandria

Eight awardees were inducted into the exclusive club on March 14 at the George Washington Masonic Memorial. By James Cullum ALEXANDRIA, VA - Dedication makes someone...

ALEXANDRIA OBIT: Sad News for Optimists, Lewis Stearman Dies at 95

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Lewis Stearman, the last surviving charter member of the Optimist Club of Alexandria, passed away Monday, March 4 at the age...

Nina Tisara’s Mosaics on Exhibit; Public Invited to Opening Reception, Nov...

Nina Tisara began her art career as a freelance photographer for the Alexandria Packet, (now the Alexandria Gazette Packet) incorporating her own studio in...

Living Legend Lori Morris

By Jeanne Theismann “Find the ringleader.” That was but one bit of advice Lori Morris learned from her mother as she embarked on a career in...

Living Legends – Ethel Underwood By Jane Hess Collins

“Hang in there.” That, Living Legend and World War II veteran Colonel Ethel S. Underwood said with a laugh, is the advice she would...

Living Legends of Alexandria Mourns the Loss of Two Legendary Alexandrians

This week saw the loss of two individuals previously celebrated as “Living Legends of Alexandria”:   Patsy Ticer, the first woman to serve as Mayor...
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