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Celebrating National Dog Day in Alexandria, VA

Celebrating National Dog Day in Alexandria, VA

Today dogs and puppies all over the country are getting an extra treat and belly rub as we celebrate National Dog Day. Started in 2004 in order to bring attention to the plight of animals and encourage adoption, this day has special meaning in dog-friendly Alexandria. Strolling along the streets of Old Town you are […]

Monday Must Haves 8.22.16

Monday Must Haves 8.22.16

Follow our Monday Must Haves each week for the hottest items currently available in the Old Town Boutique District. If you follow fashion, which I know many of you do, you know that trends for future seasons are set way before you actual see anything in the store. Our shopkeepers are stocking up for fall […]

Curious George Story Time and Party at Hooray for Books!

Curious George Story Time and Party at Hooray for Books!

When: August 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Hooray for Books!, 1555 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Come down to Hooray for Books! for a Curious George story time and party. Hear fun stories starring Curious George and participate in Curious George activities!

Special Alice in Wonderland Story Time at Hooray for Books!

Special Alice in Wonderland Story Time at Hooray for Books!

When: August 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Hooray for Books!, 1555 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

We are hosting a special Alice in Wonderland Story Time on Friday evening! Come out to story time to hear the story read aloud, then head down to Market Square for their Movies Under the Stars screening[…]

Alexandria Restaurant Week Summer 2016

Alexandria Restaurant Week Summer 2016

It’s here! Tomorrow begins the 2016 summer edition of Alexandria Restaurant Week, and my stomach is already growling in anticipation. Special menus for lunch and dinner will be available from August 19 – 28 at the city’s best restaurants. My favorite thing about restaurant week is it gives me an affordable reason to eat out […]

Nambé Transfers Everyday Products into Functional Works of Art

Nambé Transfers Everyday Products into Functional Works of Art

Nambé is a collection of kitchen and home ware that for the past 60 years has pushed the limits of style and innovation. The products are renowned for their design and pieces can be found in the collections of The British Museum in London and The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Founded in […]

Monday Must Haves 8.15.16

Monday Must Haves 8.15.16

Follow our Monday Must Haves each week for the hottest items currently available in the Old Town Boutique District. It’s mid-August and back to school shopping is now in full swing! Most of you have probably already tackled your classroom supply list, so now is time to have a little fun. Supplement your Target run […]

Yarn – the Movie

Yarn – the Movie

When: September 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Please join the fibre space community for a special screening of the movie Yarn at AMC Hoffman (206 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria)! This movie will only be shown if we sell 100 tickets by September[…]

Miss Babs Trunk Show

Miss Babs Trunk Show

When: September 10, 2016 – September 11, 2016 all-day
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

It’s time for our annual mega Miss Babs Trunk Show! Join us for an amazing selection of Miss Babs yarns and fibres. This trunk show will feature yarn bases not seen before AND brand new[…]

Tiramisu tasting and sale at La Cuisine

Tiramisu tasting and sale at La Cuisine

When: August 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

If you haven’t used the coupon attached to your email in our system, today is the last Saturday.  (You have through Wednesday)  Also have the proverbial Italian pick-me-upTiramisu and pick up the recipe and the right[…]