Tag: holidays

Your Views: Don’t cut Christmas short

To the editor: Christmas decorations around Alexandria look especially beautiful this year, with so many families at home this month. I hope, however, there will...

Our View: ‘Tis the season

It’s difficult to know what to make of the holiday season this year. It’s a period with religious significance for many, and in a normal...

Safely celebrate the holidays with your cat

By Sarah Liu It’s the most wonderful time of year. Keep your holidays peaceful and pet-friendly with the following tips and reminders. Christmas trees Dangling ornaments,...

Photos: A festive weekend in Alexandria

The holidays were in full swing last weekend throughout Alexandria. From Old Town to Del Ray, there was no shortage of festive activities. The...

Ways to give back during the holidays

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] ‘Tis the season for giving, and there’s no better time to give back to your local community. There are several ways...

Art League hosts annual holiday ceramics sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Art League’s annual pop-up holiday ceramics sale is set to take place from Dec. 6 to 8, according to...

Our View: We need more Thanksgiving, not less

Holiday hoopla seems to skip right from Halloween to Christmas these days, with Thanksgiving somewhat lost in the transition. A case in point is...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday...

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

From Alexandria to Nashville and back: Charles Esten returns to his...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The few times a year Charles Esten returns to Alexandria to visit friends or spend holidays with family, his first...

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...