ALX in the News: Week of October 21st

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!

Each month, check out “Growing in Alexandria,” an AEDP blog series that focuses on businesses around the City. Over the next few months, we will also feature some of the past Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Business Leaders of the Year on the blog. 

To kick off the Business Leader of the Year special series, we met up with Bill Butcher, the Founder of Port City Brewing Co. and the 2018 awardee. Check it out today on the blog!




  • Whatcha Makin’? Inaugural Alexandria Makers Market will Debut at Port City Brewery Nov. 24 – The Zebra
  • Alexandria Makers Market To Debut For Holiday Shopping Season – Old Town Patch
  • Part of King Street Could Close to Vehicle Traffic as Early as April – ALX Now


  • Alexandria’s New Bagel Shop Blends Its Own Bacon-Cheddar Cream Cheese – Eater DC
  • New Taqueria Opens in Arlandria – ALX Now
  • Air Traffic Control Association Makes Short Hop to New Old Town Headquarters – ALX Now
  • Alexandria Makers Market To Debut For Holiday Shopping Season – Old Town Patch
  • Silver Diner Continues DMV Takeover With Plans to Open First Alexandria Location – Eater DC
  • Biscuit, Soup Concepts Join Pendleton Carry Out Co. – Old Town Patch
  • Virginia Paving Co. to Close in Alexandria’s West End – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Say Yes to the Dress’ Star Monte Durham to Open Salon in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • At Long Last, Augie’s Reopens on King Street – Alexandria Gazette
  • Plans Solidify for New Waterfront Restaurants – Alexandria Times
  • Nail Painting and Wine Sipping Salon Opens in Arlandria – ALX Now