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Almost two years after after submitting application, Alexandria's Uptown/Parker-Gray Neighborhood has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.  The area will officially known as the Uptown/Parker-Gray Historic District. Bordered on the north by First Street, on the south by Cameron...
The Market Square Shop in Old Town Alexandria is a tiny jewel box of color and imagination.  A favorite among Alexandria insiders, the Market Square Shop engages the senses around that most primal of levels - the home. Located on King Street just two blocks from the water in the historic Chequire...
Last week we talked about getting bank for the buck on your home addition.  Today we are going to look at the numbers and see if you are getting bang for the buck on your home remodeling. Our numbers are taken from this month's issue of Remodeling Magazine and their annual "Cost vs. Value" report...
Out of the mouth of babes - four to be exact - came the idea for a Del Ray Bake Sale to benefit Haiti and Doctors without Borders.  Led by Skylar (8) and Rain (6) Camerlinck and Mein (10) and Phoebe (8) LaMountain, the effort raised $1, 216.17.  How could anyone resist this announcement? As adult...
It should come as no surprise to anyone that blogs in the Northern Virginia area are abundant both in number and variety of topics. We have quite a few that we follow but our favorites are the Alexandria blogs that offer in-depth neighborhood information and resources - and a touch of fun. We tal...
Long-term mortgage rates moved down slightly last week as some of the recent optimism regarding the economy waned. While industrial output increased a solid 0.6%, the increase was due to utility output related to the frigid weather gripping much of the nation. Retail sales dropped by 0.3%, which ...
Our friends over at the Arlandria  posted on an interesting development with the Calvert Apartments and Calvert Shops on Mt. Vernon Avenue and we want to share the news. Located in north Del Ray , the Calvert is located directly across from a larger redevelopment in the triangle where Mt. Vernon ...
The Del Ray Business Association does a great job of pulling together announcements, sale information and "happenings" for local businesses and we want to share!  ECLECTIC NATURE is having a MAJOR ART SALE!  Almost all of our ORIGINAL artwork from local and not so local artist's is on sale for 50...
H1N1 flu vaccinations are available free at the Casey Health Center, 1200 N. Howard Street. Vaccination is for everyone over 6 monthes of age. Both nasal mist and injectable (shots) vaccines are available. For people in these CDC-designated priority groups, it is especially important to get the v...
The Del Ray Farmer's Market - that Saturday gathering of every thing good and fresh - is now open all year round.  This is actually the second year the market has stayed open through the winter but it's just now getting its "legs". Because the Del Ray market hosts only producers (no second hand s...

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