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.
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.
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
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.
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.