The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) has initiated a new Dental, Vision, and Hearing Aid Program to help City residents with low incomes obtain free or low-cost dental care, prescription glasses, and hearing aids. Continue reading "New Dental, Vision And Hearing Aid Program Initiated By DCHS"
Everyone loves a good success story, especially during a pandemic. Lori Alexander’s grand opening of her expanded Physical Therapy Zone on Saturday, May 8 offered an opportunity for just such a celebration. “We just knocked a hole in the wall and expanded into the suite next door.” This allowed her to socially distance her patients and to create more space for the one-on-one therapy offered. Continue reading "Physical Therapy Zone Flourishes In Alexandria Despite Pandemic"
Food delivery giant DoorDash Inc. is building out two warehouse spaces, one in D.C. and the other in Alexandria, to serve as Greater Washington’s first “DashMart” convenience stores. Through DashMart, DoorDash (NYSE: DASH) curates convenience, grocery, and restaurant items, all of which can be delivered to its customers’ doors within roughly 30 minutes. The “new type of convenience store,” as DoorDash calls it, was launched last August and has since expanded to at least 18 locations. Continue reading "“DashMart” Convenience Store To Open In Alexandria"
After a full year of virtual learning, Alexandria City Public Schools plans to begin its phased reopening in March, ACPS Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D. announced at the Feb. 4 school board meeting. On March 2, students whose parents have opted for in-person learning in kindergarten through fifth grade who are receiving special education services along with English language learners are scheduled to return to campus. Continue reading "Alexandria City Public Schools To Open In March"
A new school project to help bring sustainable capacity relief for Shrevewood Elementary School and the Dunn Loring, Tysons, and Falls Church communities is on the way. On Jan. 5, in a vote of 10 to 0, with two members absent, the Fairfax County School Board approved a proposal presented by Karl Frisch, Providence District Representative, to use available bond funds to establish a school at the current Dunn Loring Administrative Center. The site previously housed an elementary school from 1939 to 1978 and is a suitable site already owned by FCPS. Continue reading "School To Be Build At Dunn Loring Center"
The Alexandria Black History Museum will present its annual Kwanzaa How-to Workshop, virtually, on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Continue reading "Free Zoom Kwanzaa How-to Workshop Held By Alexandria Black History Museum"
Senior Services of Alexandria held its 9th annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 15 virtually. The supporters of SSA across the city hosting small in-home gatherings in support of SSA programs. Continue reading "9th Annual Fundraiser Of SSA Goes Virtual"
Piece Out was opened in July by Ponzi and his wife, Christine. The couple initially considered the idea in January when the site at 2419 Mt. Vernon Ave. became vacant. They also own St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub and Cafe Pizzaiolo. Continue reading "Piece Out Opens In Alexandria Mid Pandemic"
The Executive Diner is an upscale diner serving all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days. It is located at 1400 Duke St, Alexandria, VA. The Executive Diner has 98 seats and a private room that accommodates 20 guests. Continue reading "Enjoy Your Meals At The Executive Diner In Alexandria"
Alexandria’s Commonwealth Academy creatively celebrated its class of 2020 with a drive-in ceremony on June 5 in the Potomac Yard parking lot. Head of School Anabelle Morgan said, “Commonwealth Academy’s 2020 graduating class is an outstanding group of young men and women who are moving on to do impressive things. Being a senior this year was undeniably different, and the fact that this group made it through all the unexpected with grace and good cheer, also achieving impressive success, is something to honor.” Continue reading "Alexandria’s Commonwealth Academy Holds Drive-In Graduation"