Photo by: Claire Tamburro

Mid September… 

The Taste of Old Town North, our annual Celebration of the neighborhood has been rescheduled to September 30th because of the possibility of rain and thunderstorms later in the afternoon and early evening but the Farmer’s Market is open and several of our vendors will be sampling their wares, so stop by and check things out!

Shop local shop happy!


Sally and the Mander performing at the Annual Taste of Old Town North Thursday, September 30th with the Three Man Soul Machine.
Montgomery Park, 4:00-8:00 pm.

The CDC Guidelines now allow fully vaccinated residents to go about their business without masks but we ask that shoppers, vendors, and staff who have not been fully vaccinated continue to wear masks at the market.

Many thanks to all our friends and neighbors for your continued support of our local, small businesses and the Old Town North Community Partnership.

Shop local, shop happy at Alexandria Favorite Dog-Friendly Market!

Please see the farmers’ market vendor page on the Old Town North Community Partnership website for contact information for our vendors.



Free Yoga in the Fresh Air is on! @ Montgomery Park Gazebo

September 9, 5:00 – 6:00 pm / All are welcome.
Karma Yoga Class in support of communities in Louisiana, Haiti, and Afghanistan.

Many thanks to those who came out for the Karma Yoga Class on Labor Day Monday!

Good Karma in Old Town North
Funds raised will be donated to the Episcopal Development and Relief Fund.

September Issue of the Zebra

Check out the September Old Town North Column and read all about Old Friends and New! In the Zebra Magazine. The September Old Town North Column focuses on Grateful Kitchen, the challenges faced by working artists during the pandemic and the continued effort to improve the Arts and Cultural District in Old Town North.


Share the Love

Our friends at the Zebra are also sharing the love including a car magnet with every paid subscription to the Zebra Magazine. The Old Town North Car magnets are for sale at the Community Table at The Farmer’s Market

The ALIVE Food Bin is located at the Community Table, donations of healthy, nonperishable foods are distributed to Food Pantries in Alexandria. We are also accepting donations of food for our four-legged friends for the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.Many thanks to the staff and volunteers at ALIVE-inc for their dedicated work for our neighbors in need.

Summer Alive Newletter


Hunger Free Alexandria have shared their most recent food resource list.


Many thanks to all our neighbors and local businesses for supporting us.

We continue to share the latest news and special offers from our local, small businesses in our weekly Community E-newsletter and on the Old Town North Community Partnership.

Top Tips for a Successful Bathroom Remodel

The bathroom is often considered to be one of the most important rooms in a house (along with the kitchen), especially when it comes to selling a house. According to, remodeling a full bathroom can increase the median home value by 3.7% on average, which is a dollar increase of about $11,000. Because of this, it’s a good idea to make your bathroom look and feel as fresh and updated as possible.

You can achieve a successful bathroom upgrade, whether it’s a large or small remodel by following these tips… read more

Cafe 44 now has a wonderful Happy Hour, head to the roof, enjoy the view and the company of friends Tuesday-Saturday 3-6pm

 For reservations call (571) 344-9100 or book online at or OpenTable.

Our friends at Goldfinch, in the 800 block of North Fairfax Street, have added wine by the bottle, and gourmet goodies to their offerings. Keeping your canine buddy in mind – they also have Zen Dog pup treats.

We welcome a new community business member, Synergy Float Center.

Synergize your Mind, Body, and Soul at Synergy Float Center.  Owned and operated by a disabled veteran also a local Old Town North resident.    It is the only holistic wellness center of its kind in the world, and the only float center in Alexandria, Virginia.   In a spa-like private environment, we specialize in float therapy, magnetic resonance therapy, infra-red sauna therapy, red light therapy, oxygen therapy, light therapy, acoustical sound therapy, and quantum energy therapy.  Synergy provides you the tools you need to feel great, reduce stress, and become a better human being.

We are so pleased to announce that Chef Stephen Hardy and Grateful Kitchen have rejoined as an Old Town North Business Community Member for the 2021-2022 Season and will be offering tastings at the Annual Taste of Old Town North, Thursday, September 16th, 4pm-8pm in Montgomery Park.

Our friends. at Alphagraphics remind us that “We Speak Sign Language”  As CoVid Restrictions ease check in with them for your event and promotional needs, both business and social.

We have a few events com
ing up! 

Take the Pledge

Pledge to support one local restaurant through Spring and continue on through the Spring into the Summer!

Alexandria Library Allows Fully Vaccinated Persons to Enter Facilities Mask-Free.


The Old Town North Community Partnership is looking for volunteers to help us with the market and other events throughout the year. Interested? We would love to hear from you. Please contact Margaret Townsend (River’s Edge Yoga) 571-218-2161 or email:


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