Archives:November, 2014

Early Promotions, Online Shopping And An Improving Economy Change The Face Of Black Friday Weekend

November 30th, 2014 | [From: Business]

Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

Alexandria Lights Holiday Tree

November 29th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Top Stories]

Alexandria kicked off the holiday season last night when Mayor Bill Euille and Mr. and Mrs. Claus lighted the holiday tree on Market Square. The event featured performances by West Springfield High School Madrigals and the Little Theatre of Alexandria, caroling and a community sing-along.

Small Business Saturday In Alexandria

November 29th, 2014 | [From: Business]

More than 30 independent Alexandria boutiques will offer special promotions, including merchandise discounts, gifts with purchase, complimentary services, treats, and/or festive activities for shoppers to enjoy.

Alexandria Turkey Trot: A Thanksgiving Tradition

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Top Stories]

The 39th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot took place on Thanksgiving morning, winding through the streets of Del Ray and Rosemont. This year’s five-mile road race drew around 5,000 participants.

Almost Heavenly Trees And Greenery Returns To Alexandria

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Since 1982, the Gallery family has owned and operated Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery, a Christmas tree farm in Augusta, West Virginia.

Book Fair To Benefit T.C. Williams English Department

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

We hope that you will join us at a book fair to benefit the T.C. Williams English Department on Saturday, Dec. 6

2014 Holiday Events In Alexandria, Virginia

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

Just minutes from Washington, DC, visitors can feel transported by an old fashioned sense of holiday wonder on Old Town Alexandria, Virginia’s brick-lined streets and historic waterfront, with festive events, twinkle-lit trees and shopping at local boutiques. NEW this year, the Waterskiing Santa comes to Old Town for the very first time, with a show on Christmas […]

Tickets On Sale Now For Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

See – and taste – historic Alexandria in a whole new light this holiday season! Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour, Alexandria’s premier historic holiday event, blends chocolate and history through special tastings, seasonal decorations, period music, and tours highlighting chocolate through time.

Jeweler Whitney Staiger Cuts Through Public Personas To Find The Personal In “Friend Me”

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

We all present a carefully curated version of ourselves to the world on social media.

Artfête Extravaganza Closes The Art League’s 60th Anniversary Year

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

Artfête is the grand finale to our 60th Anniversary year!