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Two Restaurants To Eat At This Thanksgiving In Alexanndria

Thanksgiving will be soon here but it’s going to look a little different this year due to the pandemic. Though many restaurants continue to offer dine-in options for Thanksgiving, in this era of social distancing and curbside pickup, eateries are offering a wider variety of options for takeout and delivery. Given below are two options from across the city to brighten up your Thanksgiving. Continue reading “Two Restaurants To Eat At This Thanksgiving In Alexanndria”

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Old Town ‘Streatery’ Car-Free Zone Extended Until Spring 2021

The pedestrian-only restaurant zone in Old Town has been voted to keep in place through March 2021 by the Alexandria City Council. The waterfront park of Northern Virginia city and 100 block of King Street near the Potomac River have restaurant seating on the sidewalks and along the road where cars typically would park. A broad corridor down the center of the road is open for walkers and social distancing. Continue reading “Old Town ‘Streatery’ Car-Free Zone Extended Until Spring 2021”

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Fort Hunt Presents Flag Football For Players Of High School

The flag football program for kids 13 years and younger are now joined by a high school 7-vs-7 non-contact league for kids 14-to-18 years of age. Fort Hunt will also be offering skills and drills camps on select Saturdays and Sundays beginning in September, offering position-specific training for all positions on the football field led by current high school and college coaches. Continue reading “Fort Hunt Presents Flag Football For Players Of High School”

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Alexandria To Recieve $75 Million For Duke Street Transitway Project

$75 million will be received by the City of Alexandria, Virginia, in funding from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority for construction of the first phase of the Duke Street Transitway project in 2025, according to a news release. The Duke Street Transitway will create dedicated bus-rapid-transit lines along with one of Alexandria’s heaviest traveled corridors. It will add capacity and infrastructure improvements to the segment of Duke Street between the King Street-Old Town Metro Station and the former Landmark Mall site. Continue reading “Alexandria To Recieve $75 Million For Duke Street Transitway Project”

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Together We Bake Adapts To Current Situation To Meet Community Needs In Alexandria

Together We Bake is one of the nonprofits that benefit from Spring2ACTion. This organization helps women become self-sufficient through hands-on experience in foodservice and hospitality. Four sessions are offered per year and there are usually between 10 and 12 women in each of the four sessions. This year’s spring session has been canceled due to coronavirus. Continue reading “Together We Bake Adapts To Current Situation To Meet Community Needs In Alexandria”

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Family Took A Healing Trip To Mount Kilimanjaro

Arlington resident Heather Burneson had to take life one step at a time after losing a teenage son Henry to leukemia. This took her to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa on “a healing trip,” for her and several family members. Heather Burneson said, “It was a journey, my son’s illness was a journey. We helped each other through it, but it will be a memory we’ll all share for the rest of our lives.” Continue reading “Family Took A Healing Trip To Mount Kilimanjaro”

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City Council Of Alexandria Ponders Over Extending Dockless Mobility Pilot Program

The residents of Alexandria have different opinions over scooters. Some people love the dockless mobility program while others hate it according to a recent survey. That’s the backdrop for members of the Alexandria City Council, who are now considering extending the pilot into next year. A public hearing on the issue is scheduled for Dec. 14. Continue reading “City Council Of Alexandria Ponders Over Extending Dockless Mobility Pilot Program”

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