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Quite the 'Taste'

How do you transform the 100-year-old Mount Vernon Barn into a wonderland, serve more than 200 supporters of Headwaters magnificent food, and produce two fun auctions? It is with months of work led by Headwaters Executive Director Kevin Brandriff and his detail-oriented assistant Brooke Lange and a

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-09-22 12:24:41

Extraordinary rare books from Peabody on display for first time

Some extraordinary books from the Peabody Library's special collection are on display to the public for the first time. George Peabody founded the Peabody Library in Mount Vernon in 1857. His goal was to create a library, as he said, "For the free use of all persons who desire to consult it." The bo

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-22 22:09:00

Home Prices Increased In Northern Virginia In August As Inventory Fell

Home prices in the Northern Virginia region increased while inventory remained low in August, according to the Long & Foster Market Minute reports. The Northern Virginia market includes the city of Alexandria and Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties. A lack of available homes cont

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-22 17:25:56

Lee Center Report Shows Big Costs For City, Large Losses For RPCA

Lee Center Complex (Courtesy Photo) In the wake of projected school enrollment increases facing Alexandria City Public Schools, Superintendent Alvin Crawley requested that ACPS and the City work jointly to determine the viability of converting the Lee Center complex into elementary school swing spac

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-22 19:42:56

Abu Ghraib ex-inmates' lawsuit moves ahead in federal court

ALEXANDRIA-After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is moving ahead. "We're not dismissing this case. It's going to go forward," U.S. Dist

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-23 01:00:00

Tall ship 'Providence' proposed to Waterfront Commission

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - During Tuesday morning's Waterfront Commission meeting, Alexandria Restaurant Partners principal Scott Shaw presented a plan to permanently dock the tall ship U.S.S. Providence in Alexandria. The ship is a 100-foot, full scale replica of the Continental Navy's first warship. If all

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-09-22 12:42:13

After brief obstacle, Bishop Ireton expansion approved

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - City council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Bishop Ireton's expansion at its public hearing on Saturday. The decision reversed a vote by the planning commission the previous week that had altered an agreement hammered out during a year of meetings between

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-09-22 12:42:10

Eco-City Alexandria: Get Involved - Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

Build your own rain barrel (Courtesy Photo) Interested in living green and protecting the Chesapeake Bay? Rain barrels collect rain water and reduce erosion from your downspout and help you save money on your water bill! You can attach a hose to your rain barrel and use it to water your plants and f

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-22 14:22:04

Queen of Apostles Catholic Church volunteer stole thousands from church in Alexandria, police say

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - An Alexandria church volunteer was arrested after she was accused of taking money from the church collection. The Fairfax County Police Department said 53-year-old Sandra Cortes of Annandale was charged with three counts of grand larceny after she stole thousands of dollars from th

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-09-22 12:42:11

How did we get here? A look back at US-North Korea relations

President Trump Thursday announced that more sanctions will be placed on North Korea. This after a speech Tuesday at the United Nations in which he said, "If it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea." But North Korea still seems embolden

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:23:42

Pathways Magazine Natural Living Expo - Not to be Missed!

Join us on Sunday, September 24th (10 a.m. - 7 p.m.) at the 46th Mind, Body, Spirit Event of the Year hosted by our friends at Pathways Magazine! Enjoy 130 Exhibitors Who Heal, Entertain, Enlighten and Offer Lots Of Wonderful Products. Choose From 56 Dynamic, Creative Mind, Body, Spirit Workshops. A

PATCH - 2017-09-22 02:42:36

Officials: Pigs exhibited at county fair in Maryland have swine flu

Pigs that were recently exhibited at a county fair in Maryland are sick with swine flu. State officials said in a statement Wednesday that it's not yet known if humans are vulnerable to this particular strain. An investigation is under way. The pigs were at the Charles County Fair in La Plata, which

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Museum Day Live: Get Free Tickets To 3 Alexandria Museums

ALEXANDRIA, VA-Museums in Alexandria granting free admission this weekend as part of the annual Museum Day Live! Museum Day Live! offers families free tickets to participating museums across the country, and several Northern Virginia museums are taking part this year, including the national Marine C

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:47:29

Stratford Landing Elementary Rocks the Rock 'n Run!

Stratford Landing Elementary' PTA is hosting the fifth annual Rock N Run on Friday, October 13. More than 1,000 students, teachers and parents will participate in the event to raise funds for the school. "Our event is run entirely by volunteers and 100% goes back to the school to make technology pur

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:52:52

Homeslyce opening in former PJ's Pub space in Charles Village

Homeslyce will open a new location in Charles Village in the former home of PJ's Pub, likely its last location in the Baltimore area as the pizzeria plots a D.C. expansion. The Baltimore pizza bar is on track to open in December at 3333 N. Charles St., where PJ's had operated since 1984 until it clo

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-21 15:45:00

A Tale of Two Immigrants

professional women hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Del. Dave Albo (R-42). But only one will prevail in November, creating one of the fiercest political contests on the ballot in Northern Virginia this year. Republican Lolita Mancheno-Smoak is a proud supporter of President Donald Trump,

MOUNTVERNONGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Step Out the Door, Return as a New Woman

Enterprise on Duke Street. It has been converted into Hair Nirvana, a mobile hair salon on wheels complete with a shampoo bowl, two hair dryer stations and two salon chairs plus a waiting area. Clippers are wedged in wall racks along with mousse, flat irons, gel and hair spray. Today Lori Knoernschi

MOUNTVERNONGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: How Widening Happened

Last week's article, "Woodlawn Stables Relocation Update," suggests there may still be misunderstanding about the relationship of Fort Belvoir's BRAC realignment to the Route 1 widening and the move of the stables. Fact is the only thing BRAC or Belvoir had to do with it is that the post's new hospi

MOUNTVERNONGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Students Gather in Fort Hunt for Bike Rodeo and Picnic

Mount Vernon Fort Hunt Elementary School students and family members learned bike safety tips at last weekend's Back to School Picnic and Bike Rodeo. Students rode around through different obstacle courses and families picnicked in the school yard. In addition, the FHES immersion department and the

GREATFALLSCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

St. Luke's 24th Annual Craft & Family Fun Fair

Enjoy live music, lunch from our grill, support local ministries (UCM, New Hope Housing, etc), and do your holiday shopping early! Beautiful handmade gifts by local artisans, and new this year: antiques! Hope to see you on Saturday! Enjoy live music, lunch from our grill, support local ministries (U

PATCH - 2017-09-20 15:01:38