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Nasime Japanese Restaurant at 1209 King Street in Old Town Alexandria Opening Sunday 10/23 | Fireman Mike | Old Town Post

Nasime Japanese Restaurant announced on their FaceBook Page that they will be opening Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. with a limited menu.

Nasime announced the following: 116 more words


The Grounds of Alexandria

For the locals, The Grounds of Alexandria may be the common name thrown around for a midweek brunch or a lazy weekend coffee, but it’s not without reason that people flock to this feeding ground. 225 more words


Hooray for books!

Exciting times with the Parachini clan! We just flew to Washington, DC, for a wedding and I got my first glimpse of This is a Serious Book… 114 more words

Children's Books


The past few days of Indian Summer have spawned a veritable horde of gnats.  I got my protein supplementation for the day by biking through a cloud of them near Memorial Bridge, then again farther down the bike path.



Virginia voter-registration deadline extended through Friday

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a brief extension of Virginia’s voter-registration deadline after heavy demand prevented some voters from registering online. 539 more words


Sheriff: Suspect Sought In Construction Equipment Theft Near Alexandria

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest after construction equipment was stolen near Alexandria.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened on Monday. 74 more words


Venice & Islam at the MMA, NY

Venice and the Islamic World, 828 – 1797

In 2007, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York exhibited works displaying

“the exchange of art objects and interchange of artistic ideas between the great Italian maritime city and her Islamic neighbors in the eastern Mediterranean.” 1,622 more words