Real Estate & Rental Information About The Royalton & Carlyle Area

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National Guard Deployed During Inauguration Week To Be Fed By Delia’s Alexandria

Delia’s Alexandria, a Mediterranean and pizza restaurant in the Eisenhower Avenue corridor, announced it will provide meals to the National Guard during Inauguration Week. That equates to 15,000 meals per day being prepared in the restaurant’s kitchen. Because of this massive undertaking, the restaurant will be closed from Jan. 16 to 21. It will reopen on Friday, Jan. 22. Continue reading “National Guard Deployed During Inauguration Week To Be Fed By Delia’s Alexandria”

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Virginia Tech campus in Alexandria To Be Guided By Advisory Board

The new Virginia Tech campus in Northern Virginia will be guided by an advisory board of tech industry executives. The school announced Monday that Hunch Analytics CEO Sanju Bansal will chair the board. Top executives from Qualcomm, Boeing, KPMG, Northrop Grumman, and The Carlyle Group will also serve on it. Continue reading “Virginia Tech campus in Alexandria To Be Guided By Advisory Board”

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Restaurants Considers Parking Lots And Sidewalks As Potential Outdoor Dining Spots

Restaurants across Alexandria are considering to use parking spaces and nearby sidewalks as potential dining spots. They plane to use these places where they can serve outdoor meals in accordance with Phase One of reopening during a pandemic. Restaurant owners and managers say they’re weighing the options, trying to figure out how many people will really want to eat in a parking space. Continue reading “Restaurants Considers Parking Lots And Sidewalks As Potential Outdoor Dining Spots”

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Maribeth’s Bakery Serves Alexandria During COVID-19 Pandemic

34 years ago, Maribeth’s Bakery started its business at the Old Town Alexandria Farmers Market. It was a time when farmer’s markets weren’t the cool, trendy thing. Now it has grown into a wholesale company serving Washington DC metropolitan area hotels, caterers, museums, professional clubs, etc. employing up to about 40 people. Continue reading “Maribeth’s Bakery Serves Alexandria During COVID-19 Pandemic”

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Bike, Pedestrian And Driver Bills Aimed At Safety Passed By Virginia House

Though most drivers stop for a pedestrian or bicyclist in the crosswalk but not all. Del. Kay Kory (D-38) partnered with Del. Ken Plum (D-36) has addressed the issue with House Bill 1705. That bill was among seven bills passed recently to increase the safety for pedestrians and bicyclists across the state. Continue reading “Bike, Pedestrian And Driver Bills Aimed At Safety Passed By Virginia House”

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Serving The Community: Bell and Johnson Funeral Service

Phillip Bell, who owned Lewis Funeral Home at 311 North Patrick Street, is fondly remembered as Chick by many African Americans in Alexandria, Virginia. Phillip ran a professional funeral business for many years on Wolfe and Patrick Streets and knew most of the African Americans in Alexandria and they too knew him. Since Chick was a native Alexandrian, most of the old-timers would seek out his service in their time of need. Continue reading “Serving The Community: Bell and Johnson Funeral Service”

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