Tag: christmas

M&M Appliance donates to Carpenter’s Shelter

M&M Appliance of Alexandria donated a combination microwave/convection oven to Carpenter's Shelter at its temporary Landmark Mall location to help the shelter provide holiday...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s leave Christmas decorations up a while

To the editor: The lighting of the Alexandria Christmas tree in November and the Scottish Christmas Walk were each held before Advent had started this...

Our View: Alexandria’s early Christmas present

Various activities this weekend mark the official launch of the holiday season in Alexandria. From the annual Scottish Christmas Walk and Parade of Lights...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Benefits of pop-up retail

By Bill Reagan You no doubt are hearing more about pop-ups, and for good reason. It’s a trend that isn’t new but is really catching on...

Our View: Our wish upon a star? A break from partisanship

‘Tis the season for giving, love and wishes. What we’d most like in our Christmas stocking is a break from political nastiness and seemingly...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

What to know about Scottish Christmas Walk weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As preparations begin to transform Old Town for the Campagna Center's 47th annual Scottish Christmas Walk, the longtime tradition has...

The Business Plan: Shop and celebrate locally this holiday season

Much of our celebration of the holidays over the next few months is experienced through shopping, dining and entertainment. The goal each year is...

Alexandria in Action: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Outside of summer, these next couple of months are my favorite. It is, as Andy Williams sang in the old holiday classic, the most...

The Business Plan: It’s not too early to begin holiday planning

By Bill Reagan Holidays are a wonderful time in Alexandria. The area is especially beautiful and festive from Halloween through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years...