Statue Honoring Earl Francis Lloyd Accepted By Alexandria City Council

A statue in honor of Earl Lloyd was voted to be accepted by the Alexandria City Council on July 7.  Earl Lloyd was the first Black man to play in the National Basketball Association. The statue is set to be unveiled on Oct. 31 on the 70th anniversary of Lloyd’s first NBA game. Councilor Del Pepper said, “It is an extraordinary gift. I really think [the statue] would help a lot of young men and women to be inspired.” Continue reading “Statue Honoring Earl Francis Lloyd Accepted By Alexandria City Council”

Enjoy Delicious Veitnamese Food At Caphe Banh Mi

Caphe Banh Mi is a Vietnamese Eatery in Old Town Alexandria VA located at 407 Cameron St. This place is always busy. Everyone who is a regular knows the drill. You go to write your name and quantity in the notebook. The restaurant is run like a very fast and very efficient machine so it’s expected you keep up like all party members need to be present when you’re there and no late friends. It’s cozy and well designed. Continue reading “Enjoy Delicious Veitnamese Food At Caphe Banh Mi”

Farmer’s Market In Cameron Station Neighborhood To Be Open From May 3

Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) have announced Virginia Farmers’ Market Week, April 27 through May 3. This has been in order to support farmers’ markets across the Commonwealth that are providing locally grown foods to our communities. May 3 happens to be the opening of the West End Farmers’ Market at Ben Brenman Park in the Cameron Station neighborhood. Continue reading “Farmer’s Market In Cameron Station Neighborhood To Be Open From May 3”

4 Restaurants In Alexandria To Contact For Takeout, Delivery Options During Pandemic

The restaurants in Alexandria are pivoting with the times and the orders of city and state government as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to bear down. From bagels in the morning to margaritas with dinner, the area’s eateries have you covered. Don’t forget to give restaurants a call or check out their social media pages before making a special trip. Continue reading “4 Restaurants In Alexandria To Contact For Takeout, Delivery Options During Pandemic”

Arlington County Board Approves Amazon HQ2 Redevelopment Plan

Arlington County Board approved a redevelopment plan for Amazon HQ2. According to this plan, 6.2 acres of Metropolitan Park near Pentagon City will be transformed into the first phase of Amazon’s new headquarters. The County Board unanimously approved the redevelopment plan. Various County bodies reviewed the proposed redevelopment plan from July to October of the last year. Continue reading “Arlington County Board Approves Amazon HQ2 Redevelopment Plan”

3 Best Places To Have Soup In Cold Weather In Alexandria

As mother nature has plunged into colder weather over the past week furnaces around the region have kicked on. Thus, the need to make the stomachs warm and cozy with a hot bowl of soup along with the homes has also kicked in. There are many places around down to pick up a good bowl of soup, but several eateries stand out as reliable go-to’s. Whether brothy or thick, meaty or veggie-centric, these restaurants offer up a plethora of options for every palate. Continue reading “3 Best Places To Have Soup In Cold Weather In Alexandria”

Scroll to top