Redistricting maps have implications for VA congressional seats — “The 8th congressional district, represented by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), remains largely the same. The district keeps all of Arlington County, the City of Falls Church and the City of Alexandria. In Fairfax County, it is gaining more of McLean and Annandale, but the map has shifted east in areas south of the Beltway.” [Patch]
Mother of alleged ‘shopping cart killer’ victim talks about her family’s loss — “29-year-old Cheyenne Brown was close to five months pregnant when police believe she was killed. She leaves behind a son.” [WUSA9]
Kismet Modern Indian adds an artful touch to Alexandria — “Bushels of sweet potatoes have passed my lips in Indian restaurants. Kismet Modern Indian in Alexandria is the first time I thought the vegetable qualified for a frame, it’s so beautiful.” [Washington Post]
Agenda: Alexandria to address possible changes at the Torpedo Factory — “Agenda Alexandria will explore the issues surrounding options for changing the Torpedo Factory Art Center at its January 24, 2022, meeting, to be held at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial” [Zebra]
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The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has unveiled the bluebell and cherry blossom-inspired art that will wrap around the exterior of the new Potomac Yard Metro station. Artist Rob…
A 2 BD/2 BA renovated townhome with an open floor plan, patio and fenced backyard in featured in Just Listed.
Alexandria transportation officials say that a pilot program to ease evening congestion on and around Duke Street is working and they want to make the changes permanent. City staff announced…
St. Paul’s Episcopal Preschool, a play-based, half-day preschool in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria has limited openings for the ’23-’24 school year.
- 18 month old – Kindergarten classes
- Full day Kindergarten option (3 days/week)
- Early Care
- Transportation (ages 3+)
- Weekly Field Trips (ages 3+)
- Financial Aid available
Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.
Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.
Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts.
You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.
2023 Alexandria Scottish Rite Friends & Family Charity Event
On Saturday Evening May 6th, 2023, at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, the Valley of Alexandria Scottish Rite will be holding its annual charity fundraiser for kids with speech and language disabilities. This event is open to the public.
Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour
The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.