Police officers, firefighters and EMTs risk their lives to keep us safe. What is Alexandria doing for them? Should police wear body cameras? What is the future of volunteer firefighting? Come meet and ask questions to Alexandria‘s Police […]
As part of the deal that landed Amazon in Arlington, Alexandria will become the new home of Virginia Tech graduate school. How will the Innovation Campus at the current Potomac Yard movie theater reshape the city? Virginia Tech […]
Will aging seniors be forced out of Alexandria? What is the future of memory care, and how will a growing population of people with dementia live in the city? What are the challenges and opportunities for aging in […]
T.C. Williams High School has more students than it can handle, forcing School Board members to make difficult decisions about how to handle the crush of new students. In September, the Alexandria School Board voted to expand T.C. […]
Agenda Alexandria to consider the changing nature of the city’s streets and sidewalks. Alexandria adopted a Complete Streets policy back in 2011, and ever since that time, pedestrians and drivers have seen many changes. From the creation of […]
September 25, 2017 BID or No BID – What’s Next? As a follow up to our very popular program last March: Profit or Loss – Stories from Small Business Owners in Alexandria, to launch our 2017-2018 season, Agenda:Alexandria […]
October 23, 2017 Half a century ago, entire blocks of King Street were demolished and replaced with modern buildings. What’s the legacy of urban renewal, and how does it influence today’s approach to preserving history and developing the […]
November 27, 2017 Q&A Continued » Alexandria is rich town in so many ways. The median household income and home price exceed most of the country, but for decades it was hard for many in the community and […]
January 22, 2018 In the spirit of “disruption”, please note ONE TIME change in location to Alexandria Renew Enterprises, 1800 Limerick St., 6th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314. | Google map » A new generation of entrepreneurs is transforming […]
February 26, 2018 Our February program focuses on Alexandria connections to Lives Bound Together, an exhibit at Mount Vernon which began in October 2016 and will run through September 2018. Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, helps […]