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Solar Eclipse Safety

On Monday, August 21, an eclipse of the sun will be visible across the entire continental United States. Alexandria will be treated to a partial-eclipse. Learn how to prevent permanent eyesight damage during this rare event.

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Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week begins August 18-27, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and the West End. 

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City Welcomes U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle

The USCGC Eagle will visit Alexandria September 4-8. The ship will dock at the Robinson Terminal South Pier, and host free tours on September 4 and 6.

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Jefferson Davis Highway Renaming Survey

In September 2016, the Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to begin the process of renaming Jefferson Davis Highway in Alexandria. Submit your suggestions for new names in an online survey.  

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City Sells General Obligation Bonds for Public Facilities, Infrastructure and Affordable Housing

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, infrastructure and affordable housing. 

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Carlyle Neighborhood Vitality Initiative

The City is leading an effort to enhance neighborhood vitality and quality of life for residents, employees and visitors in the Carlyle area. Take part in a number of events and experiences this summer, including outdoor fitness, pop-up cafes, movies under the stars, and more! 

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