Beverly Hills is located in Alexandria’s West End just off I-395 nearby Fairlington and Shirlington. Continue reading
On November 2nd 2019, the Woodlawn Mansion will be a place filled with mystery for the Smoke & Mirrors Mystery Soiree. Continue reading
The Alexandria Presbyterian Church will soon have its new permanent home. The church has unveiled pans for its new home at 1300 W Braddock Road at the corner of W Braddock Road and Scroggins Road. With its members currently worshiping at West Braddock church and Del Ray Baptist, the nearly 41,000 square foot church will include a basement, two floors and an attic with a seating capacity of up to 500. The building will also include space for a nursery, Sunday school, teens ministry, an office and fellowship space. Arrangements will be made for adequate parking spaces. The Alexandria Presbyterian Church is led by Senior Pastor Tom Holliday.
Main Street Condominiums is one of six sub condominiums located within Cameron Station. Located along Somervelle Street, the condominium community was constructed in 2002 with units comprising of two and three bedrooms with two and three bathrooms respectively. Residents can enjoy the close proximity of many shopping, dining and restaurants options. There is a free shuttle offered to residents to the Van Dorn Metro.Continue reading
Alexandria Library will be hosting its annual bicycle tour on October 5 starting at 10 am. Continue reading
Wapleton Condominiums is located on Valley Forge Drive in the Landmark area of Alexandria. Nestled on a hill, the high rise community comprises of 105 units with both one and two bedrooms. Wapleton is located a short walk away many shops, restaurants, entertainment and dining areas. Charles E Beatley Jr Central Library is just a few blocks away from the community. The community is served by the Van Dorn Metro Station with easy access to DASH and Metro Bus. Continue reading
City councils in Alexandria have approved the changes to Seminary Road by reducing one traffic lane and adding a bike lane in each direction with a center turn lane serving both directions. The decision to make the changes to the road way was met with mixed reactions from residents and 13 civic associations in Alexandria. The Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board recommended that the city maintained four lanes with two pedestrian signals. The changes known as a “road diet” will come into effect by the end of October. Continue reading
Capital Bikeshare will be offering free unlimited passes for 30 minute bike rides in Alexandria. The free passes will be offered in celebration of the company’s ninth anniversary which will be on Friday September 20th. The company offers bike rentals at over 550 stations in Alexandria, Washington D.C., Arlington County, Falls Church, Fairfax County and other surrounding areas. Residents in Alexandria can access the free passes by using the Capital Bikeshare app and entering the promo code 9THBDAY. Continue reading
Celebrate the anniversary and honor the memory of the Female Stranger’s death at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. The event will be held on October 14, 2019 and it will feature great local beers and a four course meal while learning the history surrounding the death of the Female Stranger. The Port City Brewery has crafted a special beer called the Long Black Veil Beer which was inspired by the famous tale of the Female Stranger. The Female Stranger died tragically at the Gadsby’s Tavern on October 14, 1816. The event is for ages 21 and over.Continue reading
The City of Alexandria has teamed up with nine other Northern Virginia jurisdictions in a new economic development partnership called the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance (NOVA EDA).
The partnership which includes the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, the Arlington County, the City of Fairfax, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and Prince William County Department of Economic Development will collaborate to promote Northern Virginia as a business and economic development destination.
The collaboration of these jurisdictions has stemmed from the location of Amazon’s HQ2. NOVE EDA has released a statement saying “Amazon’s desire to evaluate regional assets mimics trends seen across various industries – companies do not see jurisdictional borders and are looking for regional workforce, transportation, housing and liveability assets.”
The Nova EDA and The Virginia Economic Development Partnership will be working together to create a brand for Northern Virginia.