ALX in the News: Week of March 25th

In the News

AEDP is proud to support the Alexandria/Arlington Regional Workforce Council.

In case you missed it last week, we featured a new initiative from the Council called the “Careers in Technology” Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program will help local businesses attract and retain tech talent by offsetting the costs of certain education and certifications. To find out more, head on over to the blog.


  • Restaurants approved for waterfront development – Virginia Business
  • Waterfront Robinson Landing Development Makes Progress – Old Town Patch
  • Wary of Amazon, Latino neighborhood vows not to be pushed out – Washington Post
  • Gentrification Affects Certain Areas In Alexandria: Report – Del Ray Patch



  • Survey ranks Virginia as seventh most innovative state – Virginia Business
  • Alexandria Receives $10,000 Tourism Grant – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Dulles up, National flat, BWI down in new passenger totals – Inside NOVA
  • How Alexandria Ranks For Health, Life Expectancy – Old Town Patch
  • ‘Car tax’ window decal no longer required in Alexandria – WTOP
  • City of Alexandria Eliminates Windshield Decals for Car Tax – City of Alexandria
  • Ribbon-Cutting for Interim Park in Alexandria – Alexandria Gazette
  • New consortium sets vision for Washington region to be national leader in finding digital solutions to problems – Washington Post
  • Virginia will chip in $3.6M during Metro summer shutdown to help provide other options – Washington Business Journal



  • “Marine MacGyver” boot camp gives troops technology to confront modern enemy – CBS News
  • Restaurants approved for Old Town Alexandria’s ritzy Robinson Landing – WTOP
  • City OKs New Alexandria Waterfront Restaurants – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Poultry proposal deferred – Alexandria Times [Page 1]
  • Hank’s Pasta Bar expansion to include rooftop dining – Alexandria Times [Page 12]
  • Pier restaurants earn council approval – Alexandria Times [Page 13]
  • Bagel Uprising Rises Again with New Del Ray Location – Alexandria Gazette [Page 17]
  • Amify Secures $5.8M Series A Funding, Empowers Brands to Maximize their Amazon E-Commerce Potential – Business Wire
  • Drybar opens new location in Old Town Alexandria – Northern Virginia Magazine