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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

Last Friday, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that the Potomac Yard Metro station would not be opening this fall, as they’d been insisting it would for months….

One of Alexandria’s more unique Halloween traditions, a reenactment of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th-century speaking engagements, is set to return for two nights later this month. Every year, The Lyceum…

It’s a change that likely won’t go noticed by many Alexandrians, but the city is making an adjustment to its manholes that could have an impact on flooding during storms….

Alexandria Police are investigating a report of shots fired last Thursday night in the 700 block of N. West Street in the Braddock area. No arrests have been made, and…

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Join the City of Alexandria and Arlington County’s Initiative to Rethink Energy at our first ever electric vehicle (EV) and sustainable technologies showcase! Get inspired by seeing a variety of electric cars, scooters, bikes, motorcycles, police cars, buses, trucks and

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