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Outdoor Dining Spots You Won’t Want to Miss

| & Music, Old Town Spotlight, Things To Do

The warm summer months are finally here, and there’s no better time than now to enjoy the long evenings with fine food and delicious libations. Lucky for us, we live in one of the foodie capitals of the DVM area – and there are plenty of options for first-class patio dining. Virtue Feed & Grain: […]

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Historic Garden Week in Old Town

| DMV Area, Old Town Events, Things To Do

Old Town’s Historic Garden Tour is the oldest and most extensive home and garden tour in the United States, and it’s a much-anticipated event for locals and visitors alike. Lush Gardens and Local Artisans This Saturday, April 22nd, you can enjoy a guided tour and view five enchanting homes and gardens in the historic district. […]

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Old Town Spotlight: Oronoco Park

| Old Town Spotlight, Things To Do

Oronoco Park is one of Old Town’s most versatile outdoor spaces. Nestled between Pendleton and Madison streets, it’s a local favorite for everything from a quick walk to a long jog or bicycle ride. A Perfect Place to Pass the Time You’ll love the vibrant leafy trees and soft green grass that stretch for miles. […]

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Old Town Spotlight: Farmers’ Market

| Old Town Events, Old Town Spotlight, Things To Do

Old Town residents count themselves as fortunate for many reasons, one of which is the year-round Farmers’ market! Every Saturday from 7 am to 12 pm, a variety of local farmers and artists set up their booths and sell their products in Market Square. A Delightful Little Piece of History The Old Town Farmers’ Market […]

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Detached 1850 Townhouse Features Gourmet Kitchen, Original Hardwood Floors, and More

| Featured Listings, Modern Amenities

This gorgeous, completely detached 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath townhouse was built more than 160 years ago, and all the beauty that craftsmen infused into this home in 1850 is still present. You’ll appreciate the tall, 12’ high ceilings in the double parlor; and the warm, original hardwood floors that continue to offer the same beauty […]

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Old Town Sweet Treats Sure to Delight

| Old Town Spotlight, Things To Do

Old Town Alexandria is a great place to live for many reasons, one of which is the proximity to fabulous dining and incredible sweet treats. Whether you’re looking for a little something to satisfy a midday sweet tooth or a dessert that’s sure to impress, you’ll find them in Old Town. Four of Our Favorite […]

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Old Town Restaurants You Won’t Want to Miss

| Old Town Events, Old Town Spotlight, Things To Do

Local foodies and new residents alike look forward to Restaurant Week as a chance to get out and experience all the fresh flavors and vibrant atmospheres that Old Town Alexandria restaurants have to offer. But there are so many great options; it’s impossible to try them all in such a short period. If you didn’t […]

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Waterfront living in Old Town Alexandria

| Featured Listings, Modern Amenities, Old Town Spotlight

Spectacular waterfront townhouse in Fords Landing with riverfront views from every level.  Distinctive architectural details including 4 fireplaces, a spacious living room with wide water views, a chef’s kitchen with adjoining family room, a luxurious master suite with a gas fireplace plus 2 other lovely guest rooms.  A lower level second family room with a […]

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George Washington Birthday Weekend Celebrations

| DMV Area, Holidays in Old Town, Old Town Events, Things To Do

Let the Festivities Begin! It’s finally time for the much-anticipated weekend celebrations in honor of George Washington’s birthday. This year marks the 285th anniversary of his birth and there’s plenty of events and local activities for people of all ages happening all over Old Town and the surrounding area.   Take Your Pick of Local […]

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Faces of Washington

| Old Town Spotlight

As seen in the January issue of the Washingtonian Magazine, Babs’ Old Town Alexandria expertise has been highlighted as one of the Faces of Washington.

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