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Michelin-Awarded Chef Ajay Kumar Brings Indian Flavors To Alexandria

Kismet Modern Indian opens in Old Town Alexandria on Wednesday with a Michelin award-winning chef at the helm of the Virginia restaurant. Kismet Modern Indian, at 111 N. Pitt St., three blocks from the Torpedo Factory and the Alexandria waterfront, is the sister restaurant to Karma Modern Indian near downtown D.C.’s Chinatown, and its chef, Ajay Kumar, will lead the kitchen in Old Town as well. Continue reading "Michelin-Awarded Chef Ajay Kumar Brings Indian Flavors To Alexandria"

$75M Duke Street Transit Project Planning Launched By Alexandria

The City of Alexandria is giving the green light to its $75 million Duke Street transit project, dubbed “Duke Street in Motion” — and it’s reaching out to residents to gather feedback. The city said the Duke Street corridor project will include improvements from the Landmark Mall to the King Street Metro station. It expects the planning and design study to take 18 months. Continue reading "$75M Duke Street Transit Project Planning Launched By Alexandria"

Brian Hooks Of Alexandria Named To Time100 Next list

Brian Hooks wants to change the country – but not by himself. An Alexandria resident, Hooks was named one of Time Magazine’s next 100 most influential people in the world in February for his work as the chief executive officer of nonprofit Stand Together. The name of his organization is apt. Stand Together aims to address some of the country’s biggest challenges – everything from poverty to criminal justice reform – by collaborating with and providing resources to community-based organizations and entrepreneurs across the country. Continue reading "Brian Hooks Of Alexandria Named To Time100 Next list"

Two Years Since The Announcement Of Amazon’s HQ2

Two years ago, Amazon announced it was building a second headquarters, known as HQ2, with a promise to hire 25,000 new employees in Crystal City. Amazon planned to hold a low-key, socially distanced ceremony Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon on the last building it plans to lease while construction continues on a pair of 22-story towers just west of Richmond Highway. Continue reading "Two Years Since The Announcement Of Amazon’s HQ2"

Arlington National Cemetery To Reopen JFK’s Gravesite

Arlington National Cemetery reopened to the public last month. It is now planning to allow visitors to see one of the most famous sites on the grounds. President John F. Kennedy Gravesite will permit visitors again starting Saturday. However, people won’t be allowed to roam freely past the site. The pedestrian traffic will be restricted to one-way only. Continue reading "Arlington National Cemetery To Reopen JFK’s Gravesite"

Lubber Run Farmer’s Market Continues Its Services Mid-Pandemic

Shopping bags are lined up at six-foot intervals at the Lubber Run Farmer’s Market at Barrett Elementary on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. This is the third year of operation for the Lubber Run Market, the newest Farmer’s market in the Arlington area. A volunteer directs shoppers to the unidirectional flow, with 25 people at a time allowed in the market. Continue reading "Lubber Run Farmer’s Market Continues Its Services Mid-Pandemic"

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