House of the Day in Alexandria, Virginia
We haven’t done a ‘House of the Day‘ in a while but, I always notice this 1940’s era house driving in the Old Town area for three reasons. 1) Love the colors of the house, 2) love the flag out front, and 3) the door in between the two houses.

House of the Day in Alexandria, Virginia

Have a nomination for a house that would make and awesome House of the Day posting? Hit us up at this link and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you suggest!

The Price of Freedom

(Flickr Pool photo via Geoff Livingston)

Become a Red Brick Town Contributor by Taking Photos!

Here are some of our favorite new photos from the Red Brick Town Flickr Pool, depicting the best of Alexandria, Virginia.

Check out these photos from the recent Memorial Day weekend (see above and below) in the Alexandria, Virginia area. What do you think about them?

You can see other Flickr pool submissions we have posted about at this link.

Do you have a picture that depicts Alexandria, Virginia area? A GREAT way to contribute to our website is to share your photos in our Flickr pool by submitting your own!


2016 Del Ray House & Garden Tour

Biennial Del Ray House & Garden Tour

This year’s Del Ray House & Garden Tour included homes ranging from a house featured on the cover of Country Living magazine to a modern addition with a rooftop garden. Copies of the recently released Del Ray Pattern Book and additional information about the history of Del Ray (formerly the town of Potomac) was also found on the tour.

This is a tour that showcases what makes living in Del Ray special – from houses with an artistic flair to small spaces to ‘older’ and ‘greener’ homes to everything in between.

To be considered for the biennial tour, a number of items were considered for each home; architectural interest, historical significance, noteworthy additions or renovations, artistic expression, green homes, and/or outstanding landscaping.

Click on the slideshow above to view our favorite scenes from the 2016 tour or view the photos on our Facebook page.

The Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia
Snapped this shot last week in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia along Mount Vernon Avenue. Love how great the trees look at this time of year. What say you?

If you have a photo from around Alexandria, Virginia that you’d like to share, please consider sharing it by emailing it to me at lee[at]redbricktown[dot]com or drop it in our Flickr Pool.

Santa & Mrs. Clause pose for a photo with our son Sam

Reserve a space for your child to see Santa!

Old Town’s Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus will once again be at fibre space™. Join them on Wednesday, November 18th to meet Santa and Mrs Claus and get photos taken. (Digital or print purchasing options available, although no prints will be available that night).

There is a $15 sitting fee per family, which helps cover the costs of the event. This fee provides you with a specific one hour time slot, during which your children will get to meet and speak with Santa and have their photo taken. (So less waiting in line!)

You can find out more about this event and register here.

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