Parker-Gray High School 100th Anniversary Memorial Walkway

The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria African American Hall of Fame invite the public to purchase personalized bricks to create a memorial walkway recognizing the 100th anniversary of Parker-Gray High School. The walkway, which will consist of the Parker-Gray Bulldog mascot and engraved bricks to honor teachers, students, individuals, families, houses of worship, and the greater community, will be located at the main entrance of the Charles Houston Recreation Center (900 Wythe St.). Continue reading “Parker-Gray High School 100th Anniversary Memorial Walkway”

Secret Garden Concerts Continue In Alexandria

Two new concerts will be presented in continuation of live, outdoor concert series in Alexandria. These concerts will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 29. This program of vibrant, meaningful and historic music pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary weekend of the March on Washington and that iconic demonstration in the fight for civil rights in the 1960s. Continue reading “Secret Garden Concerts Continue In Alexandria”

Health Care Heroes Appreciated In Alexandria

Care providers were challenged by ElderTree Care Management Services to get creative and show appreciation for health care aides at local assisted living facilities. Synergy Home Care of Northern Virginia did that on June 30, by bringing entertainment and smiles to residents and workers at four Alexandria facilities as part of the #CAREavanChallenge. Continue reading “Health Care Heroes Appreciated In Alexandria”

Make a Trip To George Washington Masonic National Memorial Near Alexandria House

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a memorial and museum, an active Masonic temple, a research library, a cultural space, a community and performing arts center, and an important regional landmark. This magnificent nine-story neoclassical structure has been erected and maintained by the Freemasons of the United States as an expression of the high esteem. Continue reading “Make a Trip To George Washington Masonic National Memorial Near Alexandria House”

Preliminary Report Reveals Increase In Commute Times On Alexandria’s Seminary Road

Alexandria, Virginia, reduced about a 1-mile stretch of Seminary Road from four lanes to three and added new roadway markings, medians, and pedestrian crosswalks to improve safety. a preliminary study revealed the restructuring has increased travel times in peak periods during both morning and evening rush hours following the work last fall. Continue reading “Preliminary Report Reveals Increase In Commute Times On Alexandria’s Seminary Road”

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