Archive for October, 2014

Old Town Boutique District’s Holiday Unveiling

It’s that time of year again: holiday season. With Halloween approaching this weekend, our minds inevitably go straight to turkeys, stuffing, and Black Friday deals. The Old Town Boutique District’s stores have proven to be the go-to places to shop during this season, and it all begins with the Annual Holiday Unveiling, November 6th. Red […]

D.C. Beer Scene is Growing

It’s no secret that breweries have taken off in the DC area in the past couple of years. With the metropolitan area vastly expanding and most recently being called the “#1 Destination in 2015,” by Lonely Planet, beer tours are the new wine tastings. A new company called, D.C. Beer Tours, is offering coordinated brewery […]

There’s a New Look in Old Town…in 2015

Alexandria’s recent designs for its Robinson Terminal project have been put on hold for being “too trendy.” According to the Board of Architectural Review, the designs for the nine multi-family, mixed-use buildings are “generic¬†or trendy magazine-inspired designs.” Once the plans are confirmed, the project will be sent to City Council for building to begin in […]

Good News / Bad News

With a new jobs report released last month, it’s no secret that the economy is still drastically recovering from its 2008 downfall. Overall, locally the economy in Alexandria continues to grow as new job opportunities open up in light of office expansion and the relaunch 0f Springfield Mall. Though, throughout the Washington DC area, it […]