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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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Walkability, pet-friendly housing give Alexandria a boost from Rover and Redfin. Read more

Pets

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Chris Militzer

Residents must drop off glass at one of four locations to ensure it's recycled and doesn't end up in a landfill. Read more

Home & Garden

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Vote came after discussions about equity, trust and buildings in crisis. Read more

News

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The popular falafel and gyro restaurant will open later this year. Read more

Food & Dining

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Local Motion Project

Saturday, April 7 dance-a-thon set up to support the new, mission-driven Local Motion Project Movement Arts Center. Read more

Out and About

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Residents brought up trust, traffic, safety, play spaces and other issues with ACPS and City officials ahead of a Thursday night school board vote. Read more

News

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Alexandria Living Magazine

'Mirror Mirror' public art installation debuts alongside activities Saturday in Old Town. Read more

Out and About

Ping by Charlie Chiang's closes its doors.

Photo by Alexandria Living Magazine

A new CVS will be opening in 2020, prompting Cheesetique to move to a larger nearby space. Read more

Business

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Alexandria Living Magazine

Old Town Alexandria senior living community construction is underway. Read more

Home & Garden

Alexandria officials are asking for input on reducing travel lanes, adding pedestrian safety and bike lanes to the roadway. Read more

News

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The socially-conscious outdoor sports and gear company will lease the historic theater. Read more

Business

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Alexandria officials approved a special use permit for the new family restaurant on Duke Street. Read more

Food & Dining

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We drove an electric car for a week around Alexandria. Here’s what we learned. Read more

Lifestyle

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Transform your backyard from boring to beautiful (and add value to your home). Read more

Home & Garden

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There have been no reported accidents or crashes so far. Read more

News

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Pines of Florence and Aftertime Comics will have to move for construction. Read more

Business

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The City's Transient Lodging Tax yielded more than $250,000 in revenue in 9 months. Read more

Home & Garden

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Amazon's only location for its second headquarters will be in the 'National Landing' area of Alexandria and Arlington. Read more

Business

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New beer gardens, a brewery and more are coming to Alexandria in 2019. Read more

Food & Dining

Community meeting will move the redevelopment process forward with input from residents. Read more

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