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‘A Special Place’

Principle Gallery debuts new Torpedo Factory artists.

The Principle Gallery on King Street, in partnership with the Torpedo Factory Art Center, hosted an opening reception for an exhibit showcasing artwork by recently juried artists selected to be a part of Torpedo Factory Art Center...

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All Fired Up

Friendship Firehouse celebrates 248 years.

The Friendship Firehouse Festival celebrated the 248th anniversary of the founding of the city’s first fire company Aug. 6 at the historic Friendship Firehouse Museum on South Alfred Street.

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GWHS Historic Marker Unveiled

Alumni reflect back on high school years.

Alumni from as far back as the class of 1941 gathered July 23 for the unveiling of the Virginia State Historical Marker recognizing the historic significance of George Washington High School, now GW Middle School, on Mount Vernon Avenue.

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Racing Into History

Lyles sets a new American 200m record.

Ever since he starred in track at what is now Alexandria City High School, the 200-meter race was a specialty for Noah Lyles.

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ARHA Announces Headquarters Name Change

Housing advocate Melvin Miller to be honored.

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority has announced that it will rename...

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‘True Sense of Family’

Silverado celebrates 25th anniversary.

Silverado of Alexandria hosted a 25th anniversary celebration for the memory care and assisted living company June 16 at its Alexandria location.

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Defending the Nation

Camp Day showcases Union troops at Fort Ward.

Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, a former Union Army installation and fifth largest built to defend Washington during the Civil War, held its...

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Go With the Flow

Water fight welcomes summer.

From water balloons to soaker guns, the residents of Watergate at Landmark came prepared...

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Journey to Freedom

Freedom House Museum celebrates grand opening.

It was one of the largest slave trading companies in the country. In the mid-19th century, the Franklin and Armfield...

Play Ball!

Aces season opens at Frank Mann Field.

The Alexandria Aces baseball team opened its 2022 season with a decisive 8-4 victory over the Cropdusters...

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