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Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week begins August 19-28, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from more than 50 participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray and the West End. 

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Metro SafeTrack Updates

During SafeTrack Surge #8, which now begins August 27 through September 11, WMATA expects extreme crowding and delays on trains traveling between Van Dorn Street and Franconia-Springfield stations. SafeTrack is an initiative of the WMATA to rehabilitate the Metrorail system to improve safety and...

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Register Now for Fall Recreation Programs

Registration for Fall 2016 Recreation programs and activities opened on Wednesday, August 17, for City residents, and opens Friday, August 19, for non-residents. View the Program Guide, register online, or register in-person at the Registration & Reservation Office located at the Lee Center at...

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Fight the Bite!

Temperatures are rising and the sun is out. Fight the bite! Minimize mosquito breeding by eliminating standing water around your home or business. Protect yourself from insect bites by covering up or applying repellent. 

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Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning

On June 16, City Council unanimously approved the Master Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Special Use Permit and related applications and requests for the proposed Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project also reached a major milestone with the recent completion of the Final Environmental...

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Interim Fitzgerald Square Project

The City plans to create an “interim” public plaza at the foot of King Street until construction begins on the permanent park envisioned in the City’s Waterfront Plan. The plaza will encompass the City-owned properties of 1 & 2 King Street, and the existing King Street Park, totaling about one...

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