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Port City Wire is a community-driven news, information, and community affairs blog focused on the neighborhoods of Alexandria, Virginia.

Mission: To be Alexandria, Virginia's source for neighborhood news, views, and things to do.

REPOST (ICYMI): Happy Labor Day!
09/03/2019
Happy Labor Day!

REPOST (ICYMI): Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! 2019 marks the 125th anniversary of Labor Day in the United States. In 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed an act making the first Monday in September each year a legal holiday dedicated to American workers.

Happy Labor Day!
09/02/2019
Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! 2019 marks the 125th anniversary of Labor Day in the United States. In 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed an act making the first Monday in September each year a legal holiday dedicated to American workers.

EVENT:  Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Dollar Wine Tuesda...
09/01/2019
Dollar Wine Tuesdays at Union Street Public House

EVENT: Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Dollar Wine Tuesday starts at 5:00 PM!

Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Dollar Wine Tuesday starts at 5:00 PM!

EVENT:  Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Get Happy Hour foo...
09/01/2019
Happy Hour – Union Street Public House

EVENT: Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Get Happy Hour food & drink specials Monday through Friday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the taproom and, if open, the Oyster Bar.

Union Street Public House in Alexandria, Virginia is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Get Happy Hour food & drink specials Monday through Friday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the taproom and, if open, the Oyster Bar.

EVENT:  Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fant...
09/01/2019
COME PLAY WITH US: Join the Alexandria Citizens Band

EVENT: Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fantastic 107th season.

Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fantastic 107th season.

EVENT:  To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle...
09/01/2019
Crafts at Carlyle House Historic Park

EVENT: To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home. Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering. Free to the public. Event will take place from 12-3pm, Saturday and Sunday.

To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home. Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering. Free to the public. Event will take place from 12-3pm,....

EVENT:  To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle...
09/01/2019
Crafts at Carlyle House Historic Park

EVENT: To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home. Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering. Free to the public. Event will take place from 12-3pm, Saturday and Sunday.

To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home. Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering. Free to the public. Event will take place from 12-3pm,....

EVENT:  Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fant...
09/01/2019
COME PLAY WITH US: Join the Alexandria Citizens Band

EVENT: Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fantastic 107th season.

Come join the Alexandria Citizens Band, one of the oldest community bands in America, as they prepare for a fantastic 107th season.

EVENT:  The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity ...
08/31/2019
Old Town Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/31/2019
FREE 'Date Night' Movies on the Potomac

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian...
08/31/2019
Barks, Brews & Bites - Thursday's at Jackson 20

EVENT: Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, VA institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

EVENT:  The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather p...
08/30/2019
Old Town North Farmers' & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/30/2019
FREE 'Family Night' Movies on the Potomac This Summer

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in th...
08/29/2019
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Par...
08/29/2019
West End Farmers' Market at Ben Brenman Park

EVENT: The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

EVENT:  The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season lo...
08/29/2019
Del Ray Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

EVENT:  The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity ...
08/28/2019
Old Town Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/27/2019
FREE 'Date Night' Movies on the Potomac

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian...
08/26/2019
Barks, Brews & Bites - Thursday's at Jackson 20

EVENT: Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, VA institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

EVENT:  The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather p...
08/26/2019
Old Town North Farmers' & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/25/2019
FREE 'Family Night' Movies on the Potomac This Summer

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans ...
08/25/2019
Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon

EVENT: During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles.

During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles.

EVENT:  The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in th...
08/25/2019
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Par...
08/24/2019
West End Farmers' Market at Ben Brenman Park

EVENT: The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

EVENT:  During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans ...
08/24/2019
Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon

EVENT: During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles.

During the Colonial Fair, visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles.

EVENT:  The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season lo...
08/24/2019
Del Ray Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

EVENT:  The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity ...
08/24/2019
Old Town Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/23/2019
FREE 'Date Night' Movies on the Potomac

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian...
08/23/2019
Barks, Brews & Bites - Thursday's at Jackson 20

EVENT: Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, VA institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

EVENT:  The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather p...
08/22/2019
Old Town North Farmers' & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/22/2019
FREE 'Family Night' Movies on the Potomac This Summer

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in th...
08/22/2019
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market operates Sundays at the Four Mile Run Park Conservatory Center in the Arlandria area of Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Par...
08/21/2019
West End Farmers' Market at Ben Brenman Park

EVENT: The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

The West End Farmers’ Market is on Sundays, May through October at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria, Virginia. The market is open rain or shine.

EVENT:  Race through history during the George Washington Patriot Run - the Washington, D.C. area's most unique 10K/5K! ...
08/20/2019
George Washington Patriot Run 10K/5K

EVENT: Race through history during the George Washington Patriot Run - the Washington, D.C. area's most unique 10K/5K! This USATF-certified course takes runners up and down the scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway and traces Washington's footsteps through the historic grounds at Mount Vernon.

Race through history during the George Washington Patriot Run - the Washington, D.C. area's most unique 10K/5K! Race through history at Mount Vernon.

EVENT:  The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season lo...
08/19/2019
Del Ray Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

The Del Ray Market is a year-round producer grown farmer's market, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season located in the heart of the Del Ray neighborhood, one of Alexandria, Virginia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

EVENT:  The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity ...
08/19/2019
Old Town Farmers' Market in Alexandria, Virginia

EVENT: The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

The Old Town Farmers Market, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has been a place of activity in the community since 1753 and is considered one of the longest-running Farmers Markets in the United States.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/18/2019
FREE 'Date Night' Movies on the Potomac

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

EVENT:  Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian...
08/18/2019
Barks, Brews & Bites - Thursday's at Jackson 20

EVENT: Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, Virginia institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

Barks, Brews and Bites is an Old Town Alexandria, VA institution and is held Thursday's in The Alexandrian courtyard at 4:00 PM April through October.

EVENT:  The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather p...
08/18/2019
Old Town North Farmers' & Artisans Market

EVENT: The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Old Town North Farmers' and Artisans' Market is open Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM year-round (weather permitting) at Montgomery Park at located at 901 N. Royal Street in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 3...
08/17/2019
FREE 'Family Night' Movies on the Potomac This Summer

EVENT: National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

National Harbor has brought back its popular Movies on the Potomac series in 2019 from May 1 through September 30. Details on this event...

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