Real Estate & Rental Information About Porto Vecchio & Neighbors

Spring “Virtual” Senior Academy Begins Registration

Spring is in the air and Senior Services of Alexandria is excited to be hosting its Spring Senior Academy virtually via Zoom starting in April. This 4-week free course will meet every Wednesday morning starting April 7 from 10 to 11:30 am and continue on April 14, 21, and 28.  The Senior Academy is for Alexandria residents 65 and older or those who work in the City to learn about how the city operates including programs and services for older adults. Continue reading “Spring “Virtual” Senior Academy Begins Registration”

$16,000 Raised By Holiday Soirée Of Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria Women

The annual Women’s Holiday Soiree of Scholarship Fund of Alexandria was held virtually on Dec. 3 to celebrate women and the power of community. The event, entitled “Hygge for the Holidays”. It brought nearly 60 women from Alexandria and beyond together via Zoom for toasting, holiday @home entertaining tips, and a celebration of how scholarships can change lives for students with financial need. Continue reading “$16,000 Raised By Holiday Soirée Of Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria Women”

Alexandria Film Festival To Feature Documentary On The History Of U Street

Jane Pittman of Alexandria captured the changes on U Street in a documentary called “An American Scene: Black Lives Matter.” It will be featured at the Alexandria Film Festival on Nov. 15. It is a collection of rare photographs showing a “Black Broadway” featuring the life and times of William Grant Still and his music in the film was part of a Homegrown Symphony the festival is focusing on. Continue reading “Alexandria Film Festival To Feature Documentary On The History Of U Street”

American Horticultural Society Puts River Farm Up For Sale

The American Horticultural Society announced this month that it is putting River Farm up for sale on the open real estate market. River Farm has served as the national organization’s headquarters since 1973,. It is 25 acres of publicly accessible open space that sits by the Potomac River, located at 7931 E. Boulevard Drive. It is one of five farms in the area that were owned by George Washington. Continue reading “American Horticultural Society Puts River Farm Up For Sale”

$30K Donated By EagleForce Warrior Foundation

Capital Caring Health is a local nonprofit provider of elder health, hospice, and advanced illness care. It received a $30K donation from EagleForce Warrior Foundation to launch the provider’s ‘So No One Dies Alone Program’ for Veterans from Northern Virginia and nearby areas and their families. Cheryl Campbell, CEO, The EagleForce Warrior Foundation said, “We recognize the sacrifices made by our military and their families, and we’re proud to be a part of this new program ensuring our Veteran heroes are surrounded by the compassionate presence of another human being as they near the end of life”. Continue reading “$30K Donated By EagleForce Warrior Foundation”

Try Michael’s Little Italy Restaurant Near Porto Vecchio

Michael’s Little Italy is an Italian-American restaurant in Old Town Alexandria located at 305 S. Washington Street. They serve a rustic, yet elegant cuisine that includes hand-made pasta and traditional comfort dishes. The atmosphere is cozy and charming while evoking the spirit of mid-20th century Italian-American culture. Michael’s Little Italy offers fireside dining, an inviting patio, and live music several nights a week. Continue reading “Try Michael’s Little Italy Restaurant Near Porto Vecchio”

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