Permit applications are now being accepted for “parklets” — temporary parks located in parking spaces. On September 20, the City will celebrate PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide event promoting the importance of preserving and creating public open space in urban areas.
Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week begins August 16-25, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and Eisenhower, and the West End.
The City invites the public to attend the first of several community meetings about the Equal Justice Initiative Community Remembrance Project to memorialize the victims of lynchings in Alexandria.
The U.S. Small Business Association will make low-interest disaster loans available to qualifying residents and business owners, to help recover from the July 8 storms and flooding.