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Egypt protests prompt US travel warning

June 29, 2013
The U.S. State Department has issued a new travel warning for Egypt, urging Americans not to travel to the northeast African nation in the wake of violent protests between opponents and supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.The travel...

The Alexandria Quartet: A twentieth century jewel

June 7, 2013
With the publishing in 1957 of 'Justine', Lawrence Durrell set into play the first of four novels, followed by 'Balthazar', 'Mountolive', and 'Clea', which complete the Alexandria Quartet, which, according to Durrell...

D.C.-Area Food and Wine Come Together June 22

June 3, 2013
Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival will bring together 14 wineries from around the area and at least 11 local restaurants June 22 to John Carlyle Square in Alexandria.In its second year, the festival will also include live...

Medieval Madness

April 29, 2013
While Medieval Times is known for a medieval-style dinner and show, once you've seen it, it's not too much fun going back. And sometimes you want a bit of comedy with your mead. Enter Medieval...

Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival returns June 22

April 9, 2013
Following a successful inaugural event in 2012, Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival returns to Carlyle Square June 22, featuring wine from 14 Virginia wineries and food from a variety of local restaurants. It’s the perfect opportunity...

Alexandria Jaycees help low-income kids celebrate the holidays

December 6, 2012
All most poor children want for Christmas is to celebrate the holiday like their classmates, regardless of social or economic status. The Alexandria Jaycees are helping to make that happen through its holiday shopping tour that benefits underprivileged children...

A candlelight tour of Alexandria

November 29, 2012
There is nothing more beautiful at Christmas then the self guided candlelight tour in historic Alexandria. True holiday tradition in Old Town, Alexandria is on every corner. The holiday music, decorations and special costumed tours will...