Back by popular demand - Friday Night Live Battle of the Bands contest!

You have the power to choose which band you want to see take the Plaza stage for a concert this September. Vote for your favorite act on our Facebook page, and they may win a slot to play one of our September concert dates.

12th Anual King Street Art Festival - Popular Outdoor Festival Returns to Old Town Alexandria

The finest artists in the country will color historic King Street with vibrant booths on September 13th and 14th for the city’s premier art gathering, the King Street Art Festival. Ranked 17th in the United States by Sunshine Artist, the nation’s leading publication for art and craft shows

Bright blue bus newest transportation option in Alexandria

Public transportation is growing by leaps and bounds in the metro D.C. area. The newest addition is a rapid bus line in Northern Virginia called Metroway. The bright blue buses will run every 12 minutes on weekdays, 20 minutes on weekends

Alexandria's next gateway: 400-plus apartments, hotel and retail

There’s only one intersection where Alexandria meets Fairfax and Arlington counties - at North Beauregard and King streets. As it stands, that corner is not much to look at, with a TGI Fridays on the Fairfax County side

Car backs into DC flower shop

A car backed into a flower shop in DC on Thursday morning. It happened at around 10:50 a.m. at Johnson's Flower shop on Van Ness Avenue near Tenleytown. The Honda was up on two wheels, while the back of the car was hitched up

Police called to diplomat's residence for beating

Arlington County police were called to a home for a malicious wounding but say the suspect won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity. Police were called to the residence Monday night for a man striking

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