ALX in the News: Week of July 22nd

In the News

Highlighting news featuring businesses in Alexandria and events around the City each week- whether you are starting a business in Alexandria, or are already part of our community, stay on top of local economic development interest items here!




  • Maps Reveal Where the Creative Class Is Growing – City Lab
  • Metro’s temporary closure of Yellow & Blue lines impact Alexandria businesses – WUSA9
  • Amazon’s arrival in Virginia adds stress to strained housing market – Curbed
  • Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week: Old Town Eateries Participate – Old Town Patch
  • City Academy Applications Available – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Uber’s JUMP e-scooters land in Arlington, Alexandria – WTOP
  • Here’s how D.C.-area residents get around town – Washington Post
  • Governor Northam Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.9% – Virginia Governor’s Office
  • Stephanie Landrum named 2019 Business Leader of the Year – Alexandria Times [Page 4]
  • Stephanie Landrum Named 2019 Alexandria Business Leader of the Year – The Zebra



  • Oak Steakhouse Opens In Old Town Alexandria – Old Town Patch
  • Oak Steakhouse joins Alexandria’s sizzling restaurant scene – Alexandria Times
  • Aslin Beer Co. Opens Brewery in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Aslin Beer opens Alexandria taproom – WTOP
  • It just got a whole lot easier to find one of the area’s best and buzziest craft beers – Washington Post
  • Del Ray’s All-Day Beer Garden is Now Open with Kid and Dog-Friendly Menus (Plus Tacos for Adults) – Washingtonian
  • Pioneering Cocktail Bar PX Will Close in Alexandria After 14 Years – Washingtonian
  • For Five Coffee Roasters to Open in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Sidewalk Sale Announced For August In Alexandria – Old Town Patch
  • 10th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale – Visit Alexandria