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Potomac Yard Metro to Create Jobs — “Those behind the new Potomac Yard Metro station say the area is about to be transformed in more ways than one…. Amazon has promised 25,000 new HQ2 jobs in ten years. But Alexandria City says a finished Potomac Yard Metro will… bring 26,000 jobs on top of that. [WUSA 9]

Local Nonprofit Raises Thousands on ‘Giving Tuesday’ — “Together We Bake, the nonprofit that provides workforce and personal development for women in need in Alexandria, raised $22,821 on Giving Tuesday.” [Zebra]

Irish Holiday Music at The Lyceum Next Week — “Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria… [On Friday, December 13] at The Lyceum, come celebrate the holidays with the tuneful playing and melodious singing of Quercus.” [Press Release]

Holiday Soiree in Del Ray Tonight — “The 2019 Holiday Soirée… is a festive way to kick off the holidays. It’s an annual party attended by Alexandria-area women, who mix and mingle and enjoy a signature cocktail — The Bourbon Frosty– wine, appetizers and sweets.” [Eventbrite]

Recent Stories

Alexandria Police are working overtime to conduct high visibility patrols at school zones in the city. The increased coverage is in response to Tuesday’s fatal stabbing of a 18-year-old Luis…

Alexandria’s King Street pedestrian zone initiative is getting a boost this weekend as the zone’s size will double for the next few months. The pilot was approved by the City…

This week’s Ask McEnearney answers the question, “What sort of previous experience do I need to become a real estate agent?”

Nando’s Peri-Peri is reopening in the Hoffman Town Center this summer. The  South African multinational fast food chain opened at 702 King Street in 2010, and closed in March after…

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