Coverage of Alexandria’s local arts, theater and music scene.

Out of the Attic: The history behind celebrating Martin Luther King...

This April marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like many cities and towns across the nation, Alexandria is...

Out of the Attic: Alexandria canal culvert

In 1840, work began on a canal to link the seaport of Alexandria to the larger Chesapeake and Ohio Canal at Georgetown and increased economic opportunities. Building...

Life Well Lived: The right way to achieve your goals in...

By Lauren Fisher With the start of the New Year, it is natural to pause and reflect on both our experiences of the past year and...

Pets: Winter weather tips for your pup

By Kim Gilliam The arrival of winter raises a wide variety of concerns for dog owners. Cold, wet weather requires you to pay special attention to your...

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the host(ess) with the most(ess)

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  This holiday season, don’t settle for picking up a bottle of wine or pre-packaged goodie bag on your way to...

Boat Parade of Lights wins USA Today readers’ choice award

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Less than a week after the latest iteration of the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, the annual event has...
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