This photo, via the Library of Congress, shows the roundhouse and depot of the old Orange & Alexandria Railroad during the Civil War. The depot and roundhouse would have been located here in the Carlyle/Eisenhower East area.
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Via Trulia, here are current listings of homes for sale in the Carlyle/Eisenhower East neighborhood.
This historic Old Town property is on the market for the first time in over 50 years. The home has 5 bedrooms, 4 levels, comes with parking spaces on almost a quarter acre of land. See the listing at this link.
Get details on the upcoming summer 2013 restaurant week in Alexandria, Virginia at this link in our community events calendar. Get out and support our local restaurants.
Gas is nearing $4.00 a gallon again. for people like me who use premium gas, it’s already over $4. You can find the lowest prices in the DMV 24/7 using our Gas Buddy map.
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.
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.
Via Facebook, the above image shows an Alexandria Police cruiser in 1984 – a Dodge Aries. I remember riding in one of these when I was a Police Explorer. Compare and contrast that with the below photo of an Alexandria Police cruiser taken at the recent ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally at the Carlyle Courthouse or the one located at this link.
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Power-On and Power-Up Out of School Time Programs are currently taking registration for the 2013-14 school year. The program is available at the Charles Barrett, Charles Houston, Cora Kelly, Nannie J. Lee, Patrick Henry, and William Ramsay Recreation Centers; the John Adams and MacArthur After School Centers; and the GW and Hammond Power-Up Programs. Registration at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center is currently closed, but a wait list is available.
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