According to a news release, Sermin Ciddi will receive a visual artist relief grant from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She is an Alexandria-based artist who operates out of the Torpedo Factory. Continue reading “Torpedo Factory Artist To Receive Virginia Visual Artist Relief Grant”
Sara Hart, studio director at the Metropolitan School of the Arts, says that they are hosting three summer camp programs via Zoom. The dance school holds six weeks of classes. The classes range from ballet to commercial dance to theater. Two of the programs targeted toward recreational dancers have themes, including Harry Potter and “High School Musical.” Continue reading “Metropolitan School of the Arts Hosts Virtual Summer Camp”
Having a beautiful weekend brunch featuring delicious quiche is truly a blessing as it is perfect for any brunch buffet. Because of the rich custard center, a small portion is very satisfying and it also slices easily. It is great to have a base recipe that can be changed up easily with what you have on hand in these challenging times. Given below is a recipe of making quiche easily at home with the on-hand ingredients, as per alextimes.com
Anna and Justin Marino opened Mason & Greens, sustainable dry goods and grocery shop, at 913 King St. on March 27, possibly becoming the only grocery store in Alexandria that has never had a customer inside. The couple started working on the shop’s business plan last summer and closed on their business loan in December. They signed the lease at the King Street space, the former location of boutique home goods store Maggie Jane’s, in January. Continue reading “Sustainable Dry Goods And Grocery Shop Opens At 913 King St. on March 27”
Carlyle House was built in 1753 by British merchant and city founder John Carlyle. The Georgian mansion gained a place in history when British General Edward Braddock made it his headquarters in 1755 and summoned five colonial governors to plan the early campaigns of the French and Indian War.
ACT for Alexandria has announced that Spring2ACTion will take place April 15 in an effort to meet immediate community needs in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Early giving opportunities will begin on April 3. Spring2ACTion an online giving day was originally scheduled for April 29. Continue reading “Spring2ACTion To Be Held On April 15”
The Hooffs Run Park and Greenway is a 4-acre park with lots of outdoor recreational activities to offer. It is located at 18 E Linden St, Alexandria in Rosemont neighborhood.
The winter edition of Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is here giving foodies something to rejoice. Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week runs from Jan. 13 through Jan. 19, with $22 lunch and brunch deals, and $35 dinners. Continue reading “Be A Part Of Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week”
The Alexandria Beautification Commission held its annual Beautification Awards ceremony at the Lyceum in Old Town Alexandria on October 16, 2019. The event was held to honor residents, businesses, and organizations for their exceptional contributions to the beautification of the city of Alexandria through landscaping, architecture and sustainable design. Continue reading “Alexandria Beautification Commission Held Awards Ceremony”