BRAWS (Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters) and Britepaths hosted a community event enabling women to “shop” for bras and underwear for themselves and their children. Britepaths provides local, low-income residents with emergency assistance, food, financial-literacy programs, workforce skills, and one-on-one mentoring while BRAWS is a Fairfax-based nonprofit that provides women and girls living in shelters with new, personally fitted undergarments and menstrual supplies. Continue reading
Arlington County is home to some of the nation’s greatest attractions. From Arlington National Cemetery, through the Gravelly Point Park, to the award-wining Signature Theater, you can never run out of things to see in Arlington.
Pure Pasty Company, a Vienna-based bakery, has been awarded silver and bronze medals in the Open Savoury Category at the Eden Project on February 29. The cheese was the winning pastry while Onion took the bronze and Lamb Jalfrezi was the silver winner. Both of these pastries were brought to the competition by the boss and British ex-pat Michael Burgess and his English chef Nicola Willis Jones. Jan Mathieson, won the amateur Open Savoury category with a Goat’s Cheese, Pear, and Walnut pasty. Continue reading
Highgate is a townhome community located in the prestigious Colonial Terrace area of Rosslyn in Arlington, Va.
Crystal City will soon have more than 800 new residential units.
- Cardinal Glen is a neighborhood in Burke, Virginia.
- Cardinal Glen features a handful of single-family homes and attached options.
- Cardinal Glen is located near Liberty Bell Trail. Continue reading
Are you looking for a good dog park where your furry friend can run and play unleashed? Arlington County has eight officially sanctioned off-leash dog parks. However, not all of the parks offer equal opportunities for fun and exercise. This guide will help you find the top three dog parks based on reviews from other dog owners.
The spring class of Fairfax Master Naturalists was greeted by the early wildflowers during their first field trip to Riverbend Park on March 14. Riverbend Park is located along the Potomac River in Great Falls. It provides an opportunity to learn the geology of the Potomac Gorge and to view rocks that are part of the Mather Gorge Formation in the upper reaches. Continue reading
Hearts sank across the state for students who were looking forward to making milestone memories when Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Virginia schools will remain closed through the rest of the academic year. However, one high school senior in Oakton is making the best of things. Every morning, Noah Walker and Mattie Shannon’s voices would echo through the halls of Oakton High School for morning announcements. Walker, a senior who suddenly had his year cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, said they decided to take the daily routine to Instagram.
Spring2ACTion has decided to host its annual fundraiser on April 15 2020 instead of April 29 2020. The move to host the fundraiser at a earlier date stems from the immediate and urgent needs of the Alexandria community in response to COVID-19. Continue reading