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This weekend is your chance to get pictures taken with Santa Claus in both Del Ray and Old Town Alexandria. On Friday night, Dec. 3, Del Ray will celebrate the holiday season with luminarias, a tree lighting, singing and, of course, Santa Claus.  Professional photographer Mark Blackburn will be o...
The continuing controversy over the proposed move of some 6,400 military personnel to Mark Center on Seminary Road as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process has taken a new turn. US Congressman Jim Moran, a senior member of the Defense Appropriations Committee, and Northern Virgi...
The City of Alexandria is sponsoring a series of Christmas concerts at Market Square in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Enjoy the music of the season with gospel groups, barbershop quartets, folk music and caroling. Saturday, November 27 Potomac Harmony Chorus (Women’s Barbershop) at 1 p.m. Dor...
Over 4,000 runners gathered this morning under cold, gray skies to kick off the 2010 Alexandria Turkey Trot in Del Ray. This was the 35th running of the Turkey Trot, the premiere DC area Thanksgiving road race. the front runners Going all out All ages welcome Sponsored jointly by the DC Road Runn...
Celebrate the holiday season in Alexandria with a full roster of activities: Friday, November 26 – City of Alexandria's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Kick off the holiday season by attending the 2010 Annual City Tree Lighting Ceremony in Market Square, located in front of City Hall, 301 K...
The long awaited Potomac Yard development is underway.  In fact, it didn't take more than a few weeks after final approval was passed by the Alexandria City Council for the bulldozers to move in and the signs to go up. It's hard to capture the vast movement of land in these pictures but let's see...
A big thank you to neighbor Fox Vernon and his LesDunBelle Diary for alerting us to the Civil War Christmas at Ft. Ward Museum on Dec. 11. For those of you who would like to combine a bit of history with your holiday festivities (along with a great way to entertain out of town visitors), this fam...
We haven't done specific zip code market reports in a few months but it seems like a good time to revive the practice.  The October 2010 Real Estate Market Report for Old Town Alexandria in Zip Code 22314 shows gains in sales prices and a dramatic decrease in the number of days on the market. Oct...
Today's market report reflects October 2010 real estate sales for zip code 22301 in Alexandria. Covering the neighborhoods of Temple Park, Rosemont and Del Ray, the October figures show a decrease in the number of sales, a modest gain in prices and a dramatic drop in the number of days on the mar...
Earlier this year the City of Alexandria announced a new recycling program.  At the heart of the program were new containers with embedded chips. Goodbye open yellow containers, hello sleek rolling blue cans! Truthfully we didn't pay much attention to the announcement, nor to the fact that each n...

Michael Bergin

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