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Landmark Mall May Get a New Name

Landmark Mall May Get a New Name

What name would you suggest for the shopping center, once it's renovated?
Old Dominion Boat Club Members Ratify City Agreement to Move, Build New Clubhouse

Old Dominion Boat Club Members Ratify City Agreement to Move, Build New Clubhouse

The properties the boat club will transfer to the City form the heart of the new Waterfront design.
New Restaurants Participating in 2014 Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

New Restaurants Participating in 2014 Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Look for loads of dining specials at more than 60 eateries in Alexandria between Aug. 15-24.
Alexandria Mom's Frozen Food Business is Booming

Alexandria Mom's Frozen Food Business is Booming

You'll soon be able to purchase Heather Stouffer's Mom Made Foods' Turkey Meatball Bites at Giant.
Say Yes to the Dress: Designer Wedding Dresses on Sale This Weekend in Old Town

Say Yes to the Dress: Designer Wedding Dresses on Sale This Weekend in Old Town

Gowns are priced from $500 to $2,000, originally $1,500 to $8,000.
New Oyster Bar Coming to National Harbor

New Oyster Bar Coming to National Harbor

Opening is set for July 31.
John Strongbow's Tavern Open for Business on King Street

John Strongbow's Tavern Open for Business on King Street

The restaurant and bar's decor and menu are inspired by the 15th century.
Vermilion to Close for Renovation in Honor of 11th Anniversary

Vermilion to Close for Renovation in Honor of 11th Anniversary

Old Town restaurant to reopen Friday; anniversary party is set for Thursday, July 17.
City of Alexandria Reminder: Use or Sale of Fireworks Illegal

City of Alexandria Reminder: Use or Sale of Fireworks Illegal

Alexandria will hold its annual fireworks show to celebrate the city's birthday next Saturday, July 12.
Lululemon Store Eyes August 8 Opening in Old Town Alexandria

Lululemon Store Eyes August 8 Opening in Old Town Alexandria

Store is hiring for several positions.
Alexandria Food Truck Program Officially Begins Tuesday

Alexandria Food Truck Program Officially Begins Tuesday

Food truck registration kick-off is Thursday.
Acme Mid-Century + Modern Opens New Location in Old Town Alexandria

Acme Mid-Century + Modern Opens New Location in Old Town Alexandria

Special grand opening sales, drawings for prizes, and other events continue through Sunday.
Dept. of Health & Walgreens Offer Free HIV Tests Through 2016

Dept. of Health & Walgreens Offer Free HIV Tests Through 2016

Beginning this week, select Walgreens locations throughout Virginia will offer free HIV tests every day through 2016.
New Restaurant Coming to Former Chicken Out Spot in Alexandria

New Restaurant Coming to Former Chicken Out Spot in Alexandria

This will be the company's fifth location, with three in DC and two in Northern Virginia.
Michael Babin Wins RAMMY 2014 Restaurateur of the Year Award

Michael Babin Wins RAMMY 2014 Restaurateur of the Year Award

Babin is co-owner of Neighborhood Restaurant Group.
Report: Gourmet Shop on King Street to Close Later This Month

Report: Gourmet Shop on King Street to Close Later This Month

Space on King Street will be for lease.
MGM National Harbor to Hold 'Career Showcase' This Week

MGM National Harbor to Hold 'Career Showcase' This Week

Casino eyeing 2016 opening.
Floyd's 99 Barbershop Coming to Alexandria

Floyd's 99 Barbershop Coming to Alexandria

Their motto: "The original rock 'n roll barbershop."
Wegmans Recalls Bagged Ice

Wegmans Recalls Bagged Ice

Ice could contain metal fragments.
Amtrak to Launch High-Speed Wi-Fi

Amtrak to Launch High-Speed Wi-Fi

“We know that our customers want a consistently reliable and fast on-board Wi-Fi experience . . . and we want to make that possible,” said Amtrak Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Matt