Tagged: Alexandria

Gorgeous City

Living in the City of Alexandria

The City of Alexandria is located along the Potomac River’s western bank, about 7 miles south of downtown Washington, D.C. Over the years, the city has been shaped by its proximity to the capital of the United States, becoming populated...

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Parc Meridian at Eisenhower Station: Naturally Different

Alexandria newest address is one you won’t want to miss. Parc Meridian, managed by Paradigm Management, may still be under construction, but what’s taking shape is enough to impress even the most discerning of residents. With easy access to city...

The Birchmere (Amon via Flickr)

5 Suburban Music Venues to Check Out This Year

Yes, rock ’n’ roll is thought to be a city thing, and it is. But where do you think half the people currently living in the city, the concert ticket-buying public at least, come from? OK, likely more than half?...

National Cherry Blossom Festival (Elvert Barnes via Flickr)

National Cherry Blossom Festival Paints the Town Pink

We cover the event annually, this paean to all things cherry blossomy and Japanese. And this year is no different. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is a several-week celebration whose roots were planted way back in...

Pad Thai (Lummmy via Flickr)

Sugar Palm: Good, Affordable Thai Food in Alexandria

Everybody likes Thai food. OK, maybe not everybody. I’m just going on what I know, anecdotal evidence: me and the people I talk to, some of whom have even dined with yours truly on this fine cuisine. And if I’m...