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Beth Lawton

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Beth Lawton is publisher of Alexandria Living Magazine. She has also founded Canoe Media Services, a content marketing agency based in Alexandria. She has worked for several online-only news publications and small businesses in editorial, marketing and business development roles, including the Lawrence Journal-World and KUSports.com, MKE in Milwaukee, The V.I. Source in the U.S. Virgin Islands and AOL's Patch.com. She also worked at the Newspaper Association of America, where she ran the Digital Edge Awards and blog, the Online Publishing Update and more. She graduated from Washington University (in St. Louis) and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a digital media storytelling focus — and she would go back to either in a heartbeat. 

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There was a slight increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness from 2017 to 2018, but overall trends are down. more

News

This is the first in a series following the renovation of 210 N. Payne Street in the Parker Grey neighborhood of Old Town Alexandria. more

Home & Garden

Scenes in Alexandria could be filmed in June and July. more

News

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Alexandria could be getting its own cat café. more

Business

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The spy series will release its first episode this summer. more

Out and About

Top Golf Alexandria

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Kingstowne Topgolf property owners have filed applications for rezoning and may be planning a mixed-use development. more

Business

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The home, built in 1795, is now the most expensive property on the market in Alexandria. more

Home & Garden

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The mall itself remains closed (except Sears) and redevelopment plans are pending. more

News

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The Potomac Conservancy analyzed water quality, wildlife and more to determine the overall health of the Potomac River. more

News

The $3 million renovation of the former Generous George's restaurant is nearly complete and awaits an owner or lessee. more

Restaurants

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Spring is another opportunity to hit the reset button, especially at home as you put away winter items. more

Home & Garden

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Emily Wright and other residents are helping clean the Potomac River shoreline and tributaries by combining litter removal with exercise. more

Health & Wellness

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A historic gem in Old Town is returning to its roots. more

Home & Garden

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Join our dynamic team! An entrepreneurial spirit and a love for all things Alexandria is required. more

Business

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Alexandria Living Magazine Staff

The family-owned company is opening a location in the heart of Old Town Alexandria with sales, rentals and repairs for 'regular' and electric bikes. more

Business

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Toll Brothers is creating a community of 67 luxury townhomes near the Eisenhower Metro station. more

Home & Garden

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Courtesy of Brush Hero

The founders of the Alexandria-based company appeared on ABC Television’s Shark Tank. more

Business

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As owners of historic properties in Old Town know, below-grade structural problems can be difficult and expensive to fix. Now the Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden is raising money to fix the foundation of the historic home. more

News

Here's what one Alexandrian did to find her pet, who was lost for nine days. more

Pets

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With hundreds of things to do and see, the historic city and the Williamsburg region are worthy of much more than a day trip. more

Travel