Independence Day in Alexandria marks the birthday of both our country and city. Join the free festivities at Oronoco Bay Park, a short 15-minute drive from our Alexandria apartments.
The July 13 event kicks off at 7:30 p.m. when the mayor will present the 2013 Parks and Rec Commission's Civic Awards recognizing local volunteers. Attendees will then... [Read more...]
The purpose of art museums is to put the whole complexity of the human experience on display for all the world to see. The art museums near Arlington do just that, and a prime example is the Smithsonian American Art Museum's exhibition A Democracy of Images.
A Democracy of Images celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the beginning of the museum's ground... [Read more...]
Relieving everyday stress is easier when you have a dedicated spot to relax and recharge. You can transform your Alexandria apartment balcony into a cozy retreat by following these simple steps.
Add table and chairs for instant versatility. You'll be able to read, visit with a friend, or just sit back and enjoy a cool drink.
Consider the shape... [Read more...]
If the sweet aroma of croissants and other French pastries doesn't woo you in the door, the scent of the freshly brewed coffee at Grounded Coffee Shop will win you over. Not far from your Alexandria apartment , this newly opened coffee shop and cafe has all the touches -- and tastes -- to turn any morning into a special one.
Owners Candy and Wilfrid Briffa... [Read more...]
Memorial Day is widely celebrated throughout our country with parades and ceremonies, but there is no parade held anywhere quite like the one in our Nation's capital. If you are still looking for something to do on Monday, come line the streets for the 2013 National Memorial Day Parade.
Patriotism abounds as more than an anticipated quarter of a million... [Read more...]