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”

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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