Make Plans for 20th Annual First Night Alexandria

First Night Alexandria is a celebration of the new year through the performing arts. Local shops, restaurants and buildings in Old Town Alexandria will turn into performance venues on Wednesday, Dec. 31, to showcase local talent. First Night events are held throughout the day and evening hours.

2014 Living Legend of Alexandria - Carson Lee Fifer, Jr.

When you ask Lissette Bishins (Executive Director of the Carpenter’s Shelter) about Lee Fifer, she will tell you that he “is a lifelong Alexandrian who is a passionate advocate for those in need.

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Film Review

You know you're a Tolkien geek when you spend a half hour with fellow critics arguing the relative merits and absolute worthiness of The Hobbit vs The Lord of the Rings series by Peter Jackson. Cinema Siren's position is: One needn’t choose sides, as if there is a finite amount of room for Middle Earth

Harris Teeter locked in for Alexandria 'gateway' project at King and Beauregard

Last we visited Abramson Properties' proposed Gateway at King and Beauregard, the Alexandria-based Abramson was days away from signing a supermarket anchor for a 62,000-square-foot anchor space. That deal is now done, co-founder Danny Abramson

Va. military family gets home makeover before dad's deployment

An Alexandria military family got a special Christmas gift before having to separate. A father of six and with a family of nine, 37-year-old Brandon, whose last name we are withholding, is also an active member of the United States Army

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

The U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after a 28-year absence. The USOC board heard presentations from four candidate cities Tuesday - Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco

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  What type of events would you like to see from Local Kicks ?
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