The City of Alexandria, Virginia, is set to flip the switch on 911 technology that aims to help pinpoint the location of cellphone users, and quickly provide health information to assist first responders before they arrive on an emergency scene. On Wednesday, the Alexandria Emergency Communication Center, which handles 911 calls for police, fire and medical emergencies, will launch a new cloud-based system called RapidDeploy RadiusPlus Mapping. Continue reading "Location, Health Conditions For Mobile Users Proided By Alexandria 911 System"
If there’s one feature that was prized above almost all others in the restaurant world this past year, it’s outdoor seating. But long before COVID-19 was ever a glimmer on the horizon, Chadwicks owner Trae Lamond had his sights set on just such an improvement to the well-known restaurant on The Strand. “When I took over in 2015, I had dreams of, ‘How can I compete with the outdoor space of all these other places?’” Lamond said. Continue reading "New Outdoor Seating With Patio, Balcony To Be Offered By Chadwicks"
Emmy Squared will bring its Detroit-style pizzas to two more locations in the D.C. area. One opens in D.C.’s Navy Yard in early June, another in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, later this summer. Emmy Squared’s first restaurant opened in Brooklyn in 2016. It opened its first D.C. outpost in Shaw last year. It now has locations across New York City, Nashville, Philadelphia, and Louisville, Kentucky, in addition to the D.C.-area locations. Continue reading "Detroit-style Pizza Delivered To DC Area By Emmy Squared"
With the latest cold snap behind us, it’s time to turn to picnics. On a slow weeknight, for Sunday brunch, or for lazy Saturday afternoons, the weather is ripe and the time is right for the outdoor fare. Given below are some updates about Casa Rosada Artisan Gelato. Continue reading "Savor Picnic Dessert At Casa Rosada Artisan Gelato"
Cherry Blossom Celebration at Captain Gregory's will be held on March 26 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. while the rain date is March 27 at Captain Gregory's, 804 N Henry Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Continue reading "Be A Part Of Cherry Blossom Celebration At Captain Gregory’s"
Del Ray staple St. Elmo’s opened its doors at 529 Montgomery Street earlier this month – a moment of celebration after more than a year of planning. But don’t expect the new outpost to be a cookie-cutter version of the Del Ray original. No, instead, the Old Town variety brings a little mix of all the Ponzi eateries under one roof. Continue reading "Old Town Alexandria Welcomes Del Ray Staple St. Elmo’s"
ALIVE! with support from an ACT for Alexandria Resilience Fund grant is working in partnership with the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and Lazarus Ministry Christ Church to stand up the Alexandria Eviction Prevention Program (AEPP). Continue reading "Alexandria Residents Facing Eviction Helped By New Partnership"
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, formal events marking Veterans Day were canceled, although private ceremonies were organized to honor Alexandria’s veterans. For more than 100 years, America has been honoring its veterans on November 11, marking the date in 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect as the sound of artillery went silent along the Western Front in France. Continue reading "Veteran’s Day Celebrated In Alexandria In Private Ceremonies"
The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria African American Hall of Fame invite the public to purchase personalized bricks to create a memorial walkway recognizing the 100th anniversary of Parker-Gray High School. The walkway, which will consist of the Parker-Gray Bulldog mascot and engraved bricks to honor teachers, students, individuals, families, houses of worship, and the greater community, will be located at the main entrance of the Charles Houston Recreation Center (900 Wythe St.). Continue reading "Parker-Gray High School 100th Anniversary Memorial Walkway"
Two new concerts will be presented in continuation of live, outdoor concert series in Alexandria. These concerts will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 29. This program of vibrant, meaningful and historic music pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary weekend of the March on Washington and that iconic demonstration in the fight for civil rights in the 1960s. Continue reading "Secret Garden Concerts Continue In Alexandria"