Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but when it comes to Valentine’s Day, fresh flowers are a must-have. For area florists like Karen Fountain, the second-generation manager of Flowers ‘n’ Ferns in Burke,
Bikinis, suits, and the finest local apparel greeted visitors at the fifth installment of Crystal Couture, held Feb. 5-9. The fashion event drew large crowds as designers shared the spotlight with their creative takes on summer style.
Fine furnishings store Décor Decorum officially opened in Old Town over the weekend.
The store at 210 N. Lee St. celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house reception attended by Mayor Bill Euille and Alexandria Chamber