Construction of The Waypoint of Fairlington officially kicked off Dec. 9 with a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the affordable housing development on the site of a former parking lot of Fairlington Presbyterian Church. Mayor Justin Wilson was among those in attendance, which was limited to comply with current statewide COVID-19 restrictions. Continue reading “The Waypoint of Fairlington’s Construction Begins”
Work is in progress in Alexandria around Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus, which is expected to open in Potomac Yard in 2024. The $1 billion project has made some headway in recent months, with building designs set to go before the Planning Commission and City Council on Oct. 6 and Oct. 17 respectively. Continue reading “Work Progresses At Virginia Tech Innovation Campus”
Alexandrians are going to have a socially distanced drive-in movie experience this fall as a result of the partnership of ALX Community and The Garden. The Alexandria Drive-In Theatre will screen a movie every Saturday night for six weeks beginning on Aug. 29. Tickets have sold out already, reflecting a community eager for some pandemic-safe fun outside the house. The movies being shown are silver-screen classics like “Jurassic Park,” “Back to the Future,” “Trolls,” “Field of Dreams,” “E.T.” and “Mamma Mia! Continue reading “The Alexandria Drive-In Theatre Will Start From August 29”
$504,000 has been awarded by the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA) in college scholarships to 181 graduating seniors from the T.C. Williams Class of 2020. This is the largest amount awarded for first-year scholarships in the organization’s 34-year program history. Continue reading “Over $500,000 In Scholarships Awarded By Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria”
The King Street Trolley is a free, convenient, and fun way to move around the historic King Street in Old Town Alexandria.
Advocates for Clean and Clear Waterways is a charitable organization launched by two D.C.-area residents dedicated to cleaning up local waterways amid stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Their first project is Hunting Creek. Caleb Merendino and Ben Swanson are the pair behind the group. They said they’ve pulled 110 bags of garbage out of the creek over the past six days and will need another 100 bags to finish the cleanup. Continue reading “Residents Clean Local Waterways During Lockdown”
Alexandria’s Noah Lyles and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky are dealing with the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics until next year with a positive outlook. Ledecky was preparing for her third Olympic Games. She had already won five gold medals. Lyles is a rising track star eager to participate in his first Olympics. Continue reading “Noah Lyles, of Alexandria Takes Tokyo Olympics Postponement Positively”
Charles Rivas and Edilawit Teklehaimanot began their afternoon internships at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Both are seniors at T.C. Williams High School in the early school release program and on track to graduate. They are participating in a partnership program between the Urban Alliance and Inova. Although Urban Alliance was founded in 1996, its partnership with Inova is new this year. Continue reading “Inova Partners With Urban Alliance To Sponsor T.C. Williams Interns”
WALK TO THE KING STREET METRO! This is the perfect condo, completely updated, with the most luxurious of materials! Lots of designer touches everywhere! It’s truly a gem, in the heart of Old Town! This fabulous kitchen has polished white marble … [Read more]
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The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a Masonic building, memorial, and museum located in Alexandria, just seven minutes from 1600 Prince St. condos.