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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. 

Alexandria Virginia City Hall

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Six democrats, an Independent and two Republicans are vying for six seats on City Council. more

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Here's what you'll see on your Nov 6 ballot. more

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Bicycling magazine bi-annual ranking boosts Alexandria from its 2016 grade. more

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Landmark Mall location to remain open as redevelopment plans progress. more

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The recent filming of Wonder Woman 1984 brought a lot of attention to Alexandria, but dozens of other projects have boosted the local economy, too. more

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Alexandria residents are divided over scooters and bikes that can be left anywhere and unlocked with a mobile app. more

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Howard Hughes Corp., Seritage are in talks, according to reports. more

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AR Workshop

The entrepreneur and crafter found her calling at AR Workshop in Alexandria. more

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Courtesy City of Alexandria

The historic City is "punching above its weight" in tourism. more

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Underground space once occupied by AMF bowling alley may become a regional attraction. more

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Charlie's On The Avenue

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The restaurant is working on a proposal to add a new beer garden next door to the restaurant. more

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A second story, barely visible from the street, sits atop a historic home in the Parker Gray neighborhood. more

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Moore Construction Group

With any purchase, getting a pre-purchase evaluation by a qualified contractor or home inspector can save home buyers from disaster. more

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Bagel Uprising on Instagram

A new venture from Common Plate Hospitality will take its place in Del Ray. more

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Courtesy of Alexandria City Public Schools

ACPS survey seeks to solve more than capacity issues at T.C. Williams. more

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Alexandria Living Magazine

The Jefferson Davis Highway speed limit will drop from 35 to 25 MPH starting Aug. 20 as part of Alexandria's Vision Zero Action Plan. more

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Alexandria Living Magazine

City residents will need to switch from Pango to ParkMobile to pay for parking through their phone. more

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Local Realtors see higher demand and higher prices if Amazon's second headquarters comes to Alexandria. more

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City of Alexandria, Transportation & Environmental Services (TES)

City officials say plans are not finalized for one of Alexandria's major east-west arteries. more

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Homeowners will have to pay occupancy taxes, get permits to continue offering their homes for rent. more

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