Embrace Healthy Living at the Well Ray Festival on June 23rd

Del Ray is packed with businesses and practitioners who work to keep the community healthy, and they'll all share the spotlight at the Well Ray Festival on June 23rd. True to its name, the event focuses on all things wellness-related. It draws local fitness instructors, acupuncturists, and small business owners who support healthy living. The […]

Enjoy an Acai Bowl at Newly Opened South Block

Turmeric is an herb that's in the spotlight right now for its potential anti-inflammatory properties, and juice bar and healthy eatery South Block has taken note. Its Golden Latte is infused with the aromatic turmeric, plus its sister herb ginger, cinnamon, raw honey, and your choice of milk. This is just one of the nourishing […]

Browse Handcrafted Gifts at the Annual Old Town Arts and Crafts Festival

On Saturday, June 9th the Annual Old Town Arts and Crafts Festival 2018 returns just in time for some last-minute Father's Day shopping. Bring along some cash and come to Waterfront Park and King Street to check out this year's lineup of craftspeople and artisans. You can even invite Dad to come with and pick […]

Savor Culinary Creativity at Mia’s Italian Kitchen

House-made doughnuts embellished with cinnamon-sugar and stuffed with apples and sweet ricotta cheese. "Breakfast Spaghetti" tossed with bacon, scrambled eggs, parmesan, olive oil breadcrumbs, and kale. Lemon-ricotta silver dollar pancakes with blueberry compote. These are a few of the inventive brunch dishes on the menu at Mia's Italian Kitchen, which just debuted in April. The […]

Meet George Washington and His Troops at the Revolutionary War Weekend

If you've ever wondered what it was like to live in a time when the United States was a brand new nation, come to the Revolutionary War Weekend. This historic event is the closest you can get to actually living in 18th-century America. On May 5th and 6th, Mount Vernon—the former home of the country's […]

Join In the 34th Annual George Washington Parkway Classic on April 22

When President George Washington wasn't enjoying his home at Mount Vernon, you could often find him out and about in Old Town Alexandria. The 34th Annual George Washington Parkway Classic celebrates the Founding Father not only in its name, but also the race route—which stretches from the steps of Mount Vernon all the way to […]

Explore Your City on the Historic Garden Week Walking Tour on April 21

Given that Alexandria plays host to more than 4,000 buildings bearing an official designation of historic significance, it makes sense that the city would offer a Historic Garden Week Walking Tour. On Saturday, April 21st, you'll get a behind-the-scenes peek at some of these private buildings in honor of the 85th Historic Garden Week. The […]