If you have to go out, here are some excellent tips via the AP. Click the link in the title.
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Via The Library of Congress, here’s a look at how Christ Church Alexandria looked in the 1860s. Christ Church Alexandria is where George Washington was a regular worshipper. See what the same area looks like today after the jump.
Pure Barre is taking over the vacant retail space on John Carlyle Street (see photo below) between the HSBC Bank branch and the Starbucks in the Carlyle Center building in Carlyle.
Pure Barre is a fitness studio that offers all types of classes.
Interesting Area News
While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department and published in the weekly Washington Post Alexandria/Arlington Extra. For more information, call 703-838-4636.
Incidents that are marked in bold letters and with an asterisk (*) are incidents that happened in or very near our Carlyle/Eisenhower East neighborhood.
REMINDER: You can see a map of latest crimes that have been reported in or near our Carlyle/Eisenhower East neighborhood 24/7 at this link.
Old Town Boutique District‘s Annual Scavenger Hunt starts today! For information on how to participate and win really AWESOME prizes ($3,700 shopping spree is one – just saying) visit this link. See you in Old Town!
Via Facebook, here’s how Old Town Alexandria, Virginia looked in 1919. How does it look today?
Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association launched a new branding campaign last night titled ‘Extraordinary Alexandria’. Follow the hastag #ExtraordinaryALX on Twitter. See the epic video above that shows that Alexandria, VA is a place where creativity, history and romance live around every brick-lined corner.
Continuing the tradition of showcasing local music with the #MusicSaturday hashtag, here’s local group the Alexandria Harmonizers singing John Phillip Sousa’s great march ‘Stars & Stripes Forever’. In case you missed the group in Carlyle this past summer, see the list of posts here at this link.
Via The Library of Congress, above is a look at the Russell Road, Braddock Road, West Alexandria Ave intersection where the Keefer Braddock Cannon is located. How does it look like now? See the link below the fold. Check out the inscriptions on the cannon at this link.
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