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Bouquets by Bridget: At Home Business Flowers in Bad Economy
Mar 31,2009

Done with a career in dentistry, over the economy and looking for some spare coin in her spare time, local yacht haven garden club guru and flower show judge Bridget Teter is taking advantage of her skills to boost her family budget with a unique small business, Bouquets by Bridget.

Sheriff Dana Lawhorne:Making it Safer to Pursue Justice
Mar 03,2009

For 27 years he was a police detective who plied the streets of the city locking up miscreants for the city's sheriff to look after in Alexandria's now-famous jail. In 2005, he traded in one job for another, becoming the city's first new sheriff in 20 years.


Go Green Junior League of Washington’s Annual Rummage Sale Style in the City on a Budget
Feb 17,2009

Budget fashionistas who love a bargain and the thrill of the hunt never miss the crème de la crème of rummage sales. This year, while you save some green you will also be going green with the help of the Junior League of Washington

Move over Jibbitz. Bloomingbuds could be the next big idea Local Leader Chip Lowry
Feb 17,2009

Some of the best businesses start in basement, garages and around kitchen tables in small town America.


Alexandria Remodeling Firm Thriving Despite Industry Slowdown
Feb 06,2009

By John Byrd In a year in which housing resales have slowed, credit is tight and investment portfolios are typically smaller, it would be reasonable to suppose that custom home builders and remodelers are just holding steady or even cutting back—anything but expanding.

Tech star named to ESPN All-District Team
Feb 06,2009

Laura Haskins, a Virginia Teach senior from Alexandria, has been named to the 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America District III Women’s Basketball University Division team.

Alexandria author has a Tragic Flaw
Jan 29,2009

The Tragic Flaw by Alexandria-based author Che Parker is a tale of good and evil, power and money, style and grit. It's about ruthless bad guys with panache and charisma told in with descriptive imagery.

Alexandria actress makes it to Broadway
Jan 27,2009

Leslie Kritzer, who took to the stage at Alexandria's MetroStage last summer in the premiere of Rooms, will star in the off-Broadway production of the new musical.




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