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lou lou Day

lou lou Day

When: August 2, 2014 all-day

The annual lou lou Day is set to take place on Saturday, August 2. For every $40 spent, customers will receive a $10 gift certificate. 15 percent of the days proceeds will benefit Dress for… read more »

Tax Free Weekend

Tax Free Weekend

Each year, the State of Virginia declares the first weekend of August a tax-free holiday for back-to-school shopping. The savings are limited to school supplies $20 and under, and clothing and shoes $100 and under. This is a wonderful benefit for families looking to get a head start on the school year. But why should […]

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social

When: August 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: The Dog Park, 705 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Escape the dog days of summer with a cool and free Ice Cream Social! Treats for both pups and their parents! While supplies last.

Christmas in July on Union Street

Christmas in July on Union Street

When: July 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Union Street Public House and The Christmas Attic, South Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to Union Street for a little Christmas in July. Enjoy these free activities for the kids: 10am-12pm Storytelling & Cookies at Union Street Public House; 12pm-3pm Photos & Facepainting… read more »

The Scout Guide Finds the Best in Local

The Scout Guide Finds the Best in Local

  The Boutique District is always looking for ways to partner with other small business groups and promotions. What better way to help spread the Shop Local mantra than to support each other? With this in mind, a natural fit for the Boutique District has been to partner with The Scout Guide Northern Virginia. We […]

2014 Sidewalk Sale

2014 Sidewalk Sale

When: August 9, 2014 – August 10, 2014 all-day
Where: Old Town & Del Ray, Alexandria, VA, USA

Superior Design with Stuart Nordin

Superior Design with Stuart Nordin

Our very own Stuart Nordin was recently featured in an issue of Onward magazine.  The article covers the ins and outs of running a small business as an interior designer, and the joy of being part of the Old Town business community. Click here to read the full article. Congratulations!

Meet Award Winning Olive Oil Producer, Peter Kaldes!

Meet Award Winning Olive Oil Producer, Peter Kaldes!

When: July 12, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We are excited to bring in Peter Kaldes, whose family produces the award winning 100% organic Kaldi Extra Virgin Olive Oil on the Greek island of Lesvos. Learn from Peter about the methods of producing… read more »

Where’s Waldo in Alexandria

Where’s Waldo in Alexandria

  This July, find Waldo in your local Alexandria businesses! Waldo is visiting 25 different local businesses, including several Boutique District members, throughout our community. Those who spot him can win buttons, book coupons, and more!  To participate, print out the Find Waldo Passport or visit Hooray for Books! to get one. Get a stamp on your […]

Summer Essential from Periwinkle

Summer Essential from Periwinkle

Summer’s must have styles for every occasion – for the office, backyard BBQ, Carpool Mom, Date Night, Girls Night Out and everything in between. Another fabulous lookbook from Periwinkle!