There is no doubt that Alexandrians love dogs. A quick stroll down the sidewalks of Old Town, and you’ll see shops, artisans, and restaurant owners have left an assortment of water bowls and biscuit jars outside their doorsteps, welcoming dogs to take a break, and sometimes even to come inside.
No one celebrates summer quite like Old Town. From festivals and fireworks shows to riverside beer gardens and themed cruises on the Potomac, the season is just getting started. This July, the arrival of the much-anticipated Tall Ship Providence kicks off a month full of fun and exciting local events in Old Town.
Nothing says summertime like live music, cold drinks, and soaking up the sunshine by the water. You’ll find all of this (and more!) all season long at the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria and it all begins this weekend.
EYA, LLC has finished its search for restaurant and retail partners to occupy the commercial space at the Robinson Landing waterfront residences under development in Old Town.
Thousands of DC commuters are gearing up to pedal to work this Friday, May 17th, in honor of Bike to Work Day. This free annual event encourages the business community to come together in support of a healthy, fun, and environmentally friendly way to get to work. With over 100 pit stops, local events, and even pop up bike lanes, Bike to Work Day (BTWD) offers first time cyclists a fun and supportive alternate way to travel to and from the office.
As the D.C. region prepares to welcome Amazon and all that it promises, those relocating to the area should seriously consider making their new home in Old Town Alexandria. Rooted in American history, Old Town boasts an ideal mix of authentic architecture and storybook streets with a thriving business and retail district including some of the region's favorite dining spots. Situated right on the Potomac River, and named fourth in Condé Nast Traveler's Best Cities in the U.S. Readers' Choice Awards, Old Town has long been considered one of the most desirable places to call home. Here are 5 of the top reasons why we think Old Town Alexandria is one of the best places to live.