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.
The Art League's annual Patrons' Show returns to the delight of Old Town art enthusiasts on Sunday, February 17. Described as part block party, part fundraiser, The Patrons' Show is a unique opportunity to view and purchase locally made art, while supporting a great cause. This year marks the 51st anniversary of The Patrons' Show and EYA is proud to sponsor of the event.
Few communities in America celebrate the holidays like Old Town, Alexandria. Whether its traditional events honoring Old Town’s European heritage and colonial history or the Christmas Eve spectacle of a waterskiing Santa and jet skiing Grinch on the Potomac, there’s a reason residents and visitors from throughout the metro region celebrate the season on the cobblestoned streets of Old Town. Discover Robinson Landing Distinctive Waterfront Residences in Old Town Alexandria
The Washington, D.C. metro area offers some of the finest retail districts on the East Coast in neighborhoods like Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights, Georgetown and Tysons. But none may rival Old Town Alexandria where a mix of quaint shops, fashionable boutiques and eclectic studios line the city’s cobblestone streets in buildings dating to the Federal Period.
Westfield Montgomery Mall has been rolling out big developments in the past few years, with an improved food court, the addition of high-end retail, and the opening of ArcLight Cinemas and Lucky Strike bowling alley and gastropub. Within the next few years, there are plans for even more improvements to the shopping center. All images credit: Westfield via Bethesda Magazine
The holiday season is in full swing at Bethesda’s Westfield Montgomery Mall! Santa has arrived and is waiting to hear whether your little one has been naughty or nice. Bring the kids by with their Wish List for a visit with Santa now through December 24th. Photos with Santa are also available. Skip the lines with the Fast Pass by pre-ordering your photo packages and making your reservation online.