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#TBT The Virginia Theatre in Alexandria, Virginia #ThrowbackThursday

Via <a href="http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/27308" target="_blank">Cinema Treasures</a>, here’s a look at the largest stage and screen in the Washington area which was located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia until the mid-1970's. You can read more about the Virginia Theatre at <a href="http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/27308" target="_blank">this link</a>. Anyone take in a stage show or film presentation here?

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Annual Fun Dog Show @ Market Square Photos Posted

Been down and out the last few days while I have been battling the flu. I finally got around to posting some photos from the <a href="http://www.ballyshaners.org/parade/ParadeInfo_dogshow.htm" target="_blank">fun dog show</a> which is held in Market Square in front of City Hall prior to the <a href="http://carlylecommunity.us/?s=St.+Patrick%27s+Day+Parade&submit=Search">annual St. Patrick's Day Parade</a> through Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. As you can see from the photo, the people of the City of Alexandria REALLY love their dogs. Photos from the classic car show can be found at <a href="http://carlylecommunity.us/2014/03/07/alexandria-fire-chief-andrew-snead-annual-ballyshaners-car-show-flickrfriday/">this link</a>.

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Los Cuates Mexican Restaurant Taking Over Tiffany Tavern Space on King Street

Longtime King Street stalwart Tiffany Tavern<a href="http://oldtownalexandria.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/is-tiffany-tavern-closed-for-good" target="_blank"> closed suddenly last year</a>. Now, <a href="http://www.loscuatesrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">Los Cuates Mexican Restaurant</a> is moving in. Los Cuates has a place in Georgetown. Their website states they over traditional mexican dishes and the 'best margarita's in town'.

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West Street at King Street in Old Town Alexandria Closed For Sewer Work

Back in 2008, the City of Alexandria <a href="http://carlylecommunity.us/2008/08/31/west-street-at-king-street-in-old-town-alexandria-closed-for-the-foreseeable-future/#.UxncNWSwKpM">closed West Street between King Street and Cameron Street</a> for some sewer work. The same section of street is closed again so that crews can <a href="http://alexandriava.gov/dpi/info/default.aspx?id=76677" target="_blank">install a more efficient Diversion Chamber and CSO Screen</a>. The work will take four (4) months so, if you're looking for a good detour from the Prince Street side, take Fayette Street. If you're coming from the Cameron Street side, take Peyton Street.

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Condo For Sale – South Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

This home is located at 1250 South Washington Street in Old Town Alexandria in the South Old Town area of Alexandria, Virginia right on the river. (View map of the location at <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/1250+S+Washington+St/@38.790795,-77.049674,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b7b04ebdeeb165:0x408f05f2ea76ae2d" target="_blank">this link</a>). More details on the listing after the jump…

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