Ready for school.
Volunteers needed to expand prevention effort.
Northern Virginia Senior Olympics returns Sept. 15.
Combined effort to raise funds.
Five homes on tour.
Hackathon to focus on collaborative solutions.
Apartments to gain senior-needed amenities.
New this year: canasta, croquet and beach ball wallyball.
Details of immigrant stories differ but the roller coaster of stress and uncertainty is the same.
Vola's Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge
From line dancing to modern dance.
New mobile hair salon gives door-to-door service.
People at Work
Green Acres Senior Center hosts bocce competition.
Participants can compete in 70 different events.
Catholic Diocese of Arlington sends 820 teen volunteers.
A five-course tasting menu: he does it all.
If you mess up, there's a brand new box.
Message while being in jail
Advice about DACA, green cards, work permits and more.
A plumbers work in Old Town, Alexandria
Homero Escobar the chef at RT's Restaurant.
Local programs, services help ex-offenders.
Ex-offenders may face stigma, lack of family support, inadequate life skills suitable for making it on "the outside" and difficulty getting and retaining employment.
A community institution since 1904.
Richard Euripides, chef at the Royal Restaurant on N. Asaph Street, has boiled two packages of ribbed Zerega lasagna noodles for a customer favorite.
Alexandria history at one’s fingertips.
“What's Behind the Glass Wall?” The sign sits outside the Local History and Special Branch of the Alexandria Library on Queen Street.
Sharing Food and Conversation
The telephone is ringing; customers line up at the counter for large white carry-out plastic bags of scrambled eggs and pancakes; the cash register clinks.
An ecumenical project.
982 participants signed up for 2016 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) opened Sept. 10 and ran through Sept. 21 with another record registration of 918 participants.
Mary DeMaris is headed down on the elevator at Vinson Hall with her black case of art supplies, an artist headed to a still life class out of the building. “There is a club here for everything — poetry, art, choral group, photography, book, gardening,” she said.
Lessons on the water.
Joan Darrah walks down the wooden pier to the Flying Scot. "Hold on to the mast while you step on the boat," she says to Sarah White, a summer employee who is out for a refresher. Darrah is a senior sail instructor at the Mariner Sailing School at Belle Haven Marina.
Cameron Station restaurant offers regional specialties.
Naina Mohammed stirs a large pot of tomatoes, purple onions, fresh ginger, garlic bits and marsala — 15 different spices: "I use everything."