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

Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public...

Foodie: Celebrate the late summer harvest with a fresh fruit tart

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, we had about 10 raspberry bushes in our backyard. I loved the job of picking them...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its...

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...

Review: ‘Passion’ at Signature Theatre

By Jordan Wright Weeks ago, I began to think about Natascia Diaz in the role of Fosca after I saw her perform one of the numbers...

Snackbar closes to make way for new restaurant

By Missy Schrott | After less than a year in service, Del Ray’s Snackbar is closing. Owner Scott Mitchell isn’t leaving the restaurant’s Mount...
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