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Innovation Campus, Other Amazon HQ Impacts Coming To Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Arlington County and the City of Alexandria announced Tuesday, Nov. 13 the new Amazon headquarters site is in a newly branded neighborhood called National Landing, which includes parts of Pentagon City and Crystal City in Arlington and Potomac Yard in Alexandria. While Amazon itself w

PATCH - 2018-11-13 17:33:37

Celebrity chef Jose Andres offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a place to stay in DC

“Dear Congresswoman: you have a room, a shower, and a plate on my family table for as long as you may be in need of one,” Andres tweeted.

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-11-12 16:57:00

Taco Bell Cantina To Open By End Of 2018 In Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Taco Bell Cantina in Alexandria is expected to open by the end of 2018, the company told Patch in an email. It will be the DC region and Virginia's first Taco Bell Cantina, which serves alcoholic drinks.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 14:35:00

Report: Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, NYC for new headquarters

WASHINGTON - Amazon has chosen Northern Virginia and New York City as the locations for the company's newest headquarters, according to a new report. The announcement is expected to be made as soon as Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reports. Other cities could also receive major sites, according to

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-11-13 05:26:00

The economic, housing and transportation impacts of Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia

ARLINGTON, Va. - Amazon's new headquarters in Northern Virginia will have a big economic impact while also putting major demands on housing, transportation and infrastructure. But will the Washington D.C. region be ready for it? TRANSPORTATION With Amazon coming to the area, Metro will be making imp

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-11-14 02:44:00

New Grocery Store Opens Friday in Alexandria

Alexandria residents will have another grocery store option beginning this week. Giant will open a brand new store Friday morning at 6200 Little River Turnpike, at the Plaza at Landmark shopping center. The $20 million store takes the place of its nearby store at 5730 Edsall Road, which will close i


Biggest lure for Amazon to Virginia may be campus, not cash

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands speaks at the school’s announcement of a 1 million square-foot technology focused campus in Alexandria, Va., to build one of it’s two new headquarters, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The project was cited as a key reason Amazon selected Virginia for a new headquarters. (Cl

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-11-13 18:46:00

Gentlemen's Club Supports Alexandria Homeless Community - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Join PaperMoon Springfield’s latest efforts in community giving! Bring a non-perishable food donation any day between now and November 19th, 2018, and receive free cover before 8PM. With a wide variety of gorgeous entertainers and luxury alcohol selection, customers can stay warm in the cold — and h

PATCH - 2018-11-12 15:32:02

Stafford man accused of killing his wife after Marine Corps ball

Authorities have searched the Stafford County home of a man accused of killing his wife earlier this month following a Marine Corps event in Arlington County earlier this month, court records show.Rodolfo Rivera Valencia, 24, is charged with murder in connection with the Nov. 3 death of his wife, 20


“I Stopped Even Trying To Smile”: Michelle Obama Confirms What We Already Knew About Her Mood During Trump’s Inauguration

L-R: First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump former President Barack Obama and Michelle on the East front steps of the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

MADAME NOIRE - 2018-11-12 15:57:19

Ernie's Original Crab House Building for Sale in Alexandria

Ernie's Original Crab House owner James "Gil" Mao is hoping to find a buyer for his building at 1743 King St., up for sale for $2,475,000. Mao said that he'll decide the future of his family-run restaurant when and if he receives an offer for the building.


Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, mysteriously arrives in Washington, D.C.

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney and close associate, arrived in Washington, D.C., Monday morning, accompanied by one of his own criminal defense lawyers. Interested in Donald Trump?Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, a

ABC NEWS - 2018-11-12 18:53:00

Did You Feel Virginia Earthquake? | Patch PM

There was plenty of news across Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia on Monday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours.

PATCH - 2018-11-12 20:38:17

Alexandria Country Day students find unique way to honor veterans

"It was called the True Heroes Project," explained Belle Farley, a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher who created the program. The goal of the program was to teach the students understanding and empathy through service-based learning.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-11-12 20:56:00

Amazon’s HQ2 Spectacle Isn’t Just Shameful—It Should Be Illegal

Pascal Rossignol / ReutersThe Amazon HQ2 saga had all the hallmarks of the gaudiest reality TV. It was an absurd spectacle, concluding with a plot twist, which revealed a deep and dark truth about the modern world.Fourteen months ago, Amazon announced a national beauty contest, in which North Americ


Two Small Earthquakes Shake Virginia

GOOCHLAND, VA — Two small earthquakes rumbled the Goochland area Nov. 9, the same region where a 5.8 earthquake in August 2011 originated that was felt up and down the East Coast, and caused damage to hundreds of homes and structures including the Washington Monument in Washington D.C.

PATCH - 2018-11-12 14:39:25

Council To Consider Dockless Bikes, Scooters In Alexandria

Alexandria City Council will consider allowing dockless scooters and bicycles in the city for a nine-month pilot program at its Tuesday, Nov. 13 meeting. The city aims for a start date in November in December, according to apresentation for City Council.

PATCH - 2018-11-12 14:52:27

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dropped Facts For Fox News Anchors Who Mocked Her Living Situation

"I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress," Ocasio-Cortez said. "So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real.”


Great. Bird lovers work with cat lovers to get accurate data on feral cats preying on birds

“We’re making wild guesses as to, are there 1,000 cats out there, 10,000, 100,000? So we set up a project to try and count the cats in a typical city, Washington, D.C.”


15 Alexandria Job Listings: Real Estate Sales, Fitness Coach

ALEXANDRIA, VA—For job seekers or those curious about the new opportunities near home, we've got a place to start your search.