Alexandria’s King Street Trolley, the free Old Town transit, will begin shuttling passengers Monday, after more than a year out of service. Continue reading "Alexandria To Have King Street Trolley Back"
Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, a food truck on select days and special events, has opened its brick-and-mortar location at the Ice House in Alexandria. Owner Brandon Byrd has been serving up a Wisconsin-style frozen custard out of a vintage van since 2012. He later secured the Ice House location at 200 Commerce Street, a historic location that had been vacant for 20 years.Continue reading "Goodies Frozen Custard And Treats Opens In Historic Ice House"
More than 1,000 restaurant and small business employees have filed through the doors of the old Fireflies restaurant over the past few weeks with the same purpose: receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. The location’s current vacancy made this the perfect site to administer such a large number of shots, Bill Blackburn, restaurateur and co-owner of Homegrown Restaurant Group, said. Continue reading "Alexandria Restaurants Provide Space For Vaccination Sites"
Soon, Del Ray residents and visitors will be able to follow their noses to a new place for flaky croissants and more: Le Petit Grump. The cottage bakery is starting small – really small, in fact. Owner Mel Gumina’s 437-square-foot home in Del Ray is the place where the magic has been happening for months as Gumina perfects her pastries in anticipation of a springtime opening. Continue reading "Le Petit Grump To Open In Alexandria"
In Alexandria, Restaurant Week To-Go is back. The promotion, focusing on meals to go, for curbside pickup or takeout, was initially offered in August. The winter Restaurant Week To-Go includes more than 60 Alexandria restaurants in Old Town, Del Ray, Alexandria’s West End, and other Alexandria neighborhoods through Feb. 7. Continue reading "Restaurant Week To-Go Is Back In Alexandria"
When it comes to restaurant food delivery you can spend all your dining-out money at the restaurant itself. So, if you’re looking to give the restaurants themselves an extra boost while still staying home, it’s best to order from establishments that offer their own delivery service. Given below are some options. Continue reading "Where To Order Food Delivery In Alexandria?"
The City of Alexandria released a new virtual history tour that details the significance of African Americans in the city earlier this month. The self-guided tour along the waterfront highlights the history of Alexandria’s Black residents and neighborhoods from the city’s founding in 1749 through the 20th century. Continue reading "New African American Heritage Trail Launched By The City Of Alexandria"
Café du Soleil is a mall independent, veteran, and family-owned coffee shop in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Cafe du Soleil began as an aspiration to the source, produce and share distinctive, quality-focused coffees and gourmet food. Soleil means sun in French and It strives to be a bright spot in every customer's day. They offer coffee, tea, pastries, crepes, sandwiches, salads, and more. Continue reading "Start Your Day At Café du Soleil"
The staff and campers at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center still have their SPIRIT even amid this global pandemic. Their goal remains to make our campers' dreams come true safely and keep the spirit of summer fun alive. On the week of July 20th, the annual spirit week went off without a hitch. Continue reading "Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center Celebrates SPIRIT Week"