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Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week begins August 17-26, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray and the West End. 

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City Officials Warn of Danger Posed by Concentrated Opioids

A recent spike in opioid overdoses has prompted City officials to urge residents who may be affected by opioid use to be aware of a deadly new strain of heroin.

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King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project

On September 9, construction will begin on the King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project. While the Project will bring many benefits to transit users, there will be significant construction impacts through mid-2020.

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City to Switch to ParkMobile for Pay-by-Phone Parking

Starting September 1, the City of Alexandria will switch to the ParkMobile app for customers to pay by phone for metered parking. The same system is used in the District of Columbia, Arlington County, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County.

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Community Health Assessment PhotoVoice Project

What does health mean to you? Help develop a complete picture of health in Alexandria and make the health of our community a priority. Submit a photo and caption that represents what you are proud of or what would most improve our quality of life.

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City Receives Favorable Rate on Sale of General Obligation Bonds for Public Facilities, Infrastructure

After both major bond rating agencies reaffirmed the City’s top bond ratings, the City earned favorably low interest rates on the competitive sale of new general obligation bonds for public facilities and infrastructure.

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Cool Off at City Pools

Cool off this summer at the Old Town Pool (1609 Cameron St.), Warwick Pool (3301 Landover St.), Memorial Pool at Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe St.), or the Potomac Yard Park Interactive Fountain.

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Vision Zero Action Plan

Vision Zero is a multidisciplinary, multi-national traffic safety concept that aims to achieve a transportation system with no deaths and serious injuries. As a Vision Zero community, Alexandria recognizes that these incidents are preventable through proper engineering, enforcement, evaluation and...

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Flooding Preparedness Information

Nearly every year residential and commercial properties are threatened with the potential of tidal and wind-driven flooding from the Potomac River and/or low-land flooding. Get more information on how residents and businesses can be prepared for when flooding occurs.

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