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Although there was a time early on in the Bacon Brothers’ 20-plus-year run as musicians that seeing Kevin Bacon’s name on the marquee may have caused some double takes—after all, the award-winning actor was so well known for his films that the game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” became a popul…

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Arlington residents Kelly and Michael had long wanted a house on the water in the Lake Barcroft area, but-- after years of looking -- could not find anything suitable. There were the obvious challenges. With two young children just starting school, their house of choice had to meet long-term…

April 7 might not have been a day that many of us saw as significant, but for New York Times best-selling author, Immaculée Iligabiza, and the millions living in the country of Rwanda, it marked the 25th anniversary of the start of something truly tragic; the Rwandan genocide, a mass murderi…

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The Tall Ship Providence Foundation has just announced the date for the much-anticipated arrival of the Tall Ship Providence in Alexandria. The ship, which is a reproduction of the original Providence, the first ship authorized to serve in the Continental Navy, will arrive in Old Town on the…

Fifty-six years ago, four boys from Vienna Woods set the record for the 100-yard medley relay (58.4 seconds) in the Northern Virginia Swim League. The record that was set by Roger Russell, Roger Williams, Jim Dickson, and Steve Mason still stands nearly 6 decades later. These men started on …