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Beyer Praises House Passage of George Floyd Justice In Policing Act — “The House just passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, the most ambitious federal reform of law enforcement powers in decades. A big moment!” [Twitter]

ALX Community Coworking Spaces Now Have Plexiglass Screens — “It’s a strange new world, but we’re so happy to see some member faces back in the space & taking care of each other by social distancing and by helping keep everything extra clean.” [Facebook]

The People’s Drug Launches Private Parties — “Starting now, the restaurant is offering private cocktail parties, dinner and brunch events for small groups. The cost per person is $50 plus $10 gratuity and includes food and two cocktails from the creative cocktail party menu. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.” [Alexandria Living]

ACPS Announces STEM Partnership with Virginia Tech — “ACPS students will be able to use the campus for educational growth and to discover opportunities that can help place them in high-demand careers. Virginia Tech expects to have a ground-breaking ceremony for the building next year. The first students will be welcomed into the campus by the fall of 2024.” [Zebra]

New Job: Bartender — “Come help us ROCK the WATERFRONT this season at Vola’s Dockside, The Hi-Tide Lounge and Riverside Taco Company. Candidates must be passionate (and compassionate) about genuine service to others and be able to work humbly and proudly in a team environment to achieve 100% guest satisfaction every night.” [Indeed]

Recent Stories

The number of traffic crashes and injuries is on the rise in Alexandria, according to a new report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). Alcohol-related traffic arrests in Alexandria…

Alexandria still bears scars from the intense 2019 floods — notably the ongoing closure of much of Four Mile Run. Local residents are still reeling from floods since then, but…

Students and parents are facing years upheaval in Alexandria’s West End, as the city’s school system is planning on completely rebuilding two elementary schools within the decade. Alexandria City Public…

If Alexandria wants to hold onto its most skilled staff members, the Alexandria Planning Commission chair said the city government will need to pony up and pay more competitive wages….

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Brassy Jazzy Christmas

Don’t miss this toe tapping celebration!

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) presents “Brassy Jazzy Christmas,” a strong lineup of Christmas and holiday favorites. Inspired by Stan Keton’s album “A Merry Christmas!,” SONOVA has created a jazz band–substituting french

Alexandria’s 47th Annual Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race

Join in Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition- the 47th Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race. Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving morning tradition, the Alexandria Turkey Trot, returns to the streets of Del Ray on Thursday, November 24 at 9 a.m. In the spirit of

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