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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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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

News

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Courtesy Society Fair

The food emporium and restaurant hoped to raise $30,000 to stay open, but owners announced it would not close this week. Read more

Food & Dining

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Chris Militzer/Miliman 12 Photography

Residents and business owners in Fairfax County can help shape the County's Strategic Plan this year. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy DASH

Travel options flyer and initial information is available now. Read more

News

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Courtesy of the Tall Ship Providence Foundation

Tall ship Providence will be docked in Alexandria permanently by mid-July. Read more

Out and About

A community workshop Saturday drew more than 100 residents to a West End meeting regarding the 51-acre mall site. Read more

News

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Courtesy of Alexandria City Public Schools

Alternative programs, locations proposed to solve capacity and modern learning needs. Read more

News

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Whether the government shutdown affects real estate may depend on how long the shutdown lasts. Read more

Home & Garden

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Photo courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The partial government shutdown is hurting some local organizations and businesses as unpaid workers cut spending. Read more

News

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The dockless scooter and e-bike company will start operating in Alexandria. Read more

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Courtesy of the City of Alexandria special use permit documentation.

The City Council is expected to approve redevelopment of the Bastille, MetroStage sites at 1201 N. Royal St. Read more

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Rendering courtesy of Edens and Gables Residential

A studio featuring low impact cardio rowing workouts is joining the 530 First Street development. Read more

Health & Wellness

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

If the holidays brought new devices into your home, here's how to get rid of old phones, computers, televisions and more. Read more

Home & Garden

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The new year is an opportunity to hit the reset button, especially at home. Read more

Home & Garden

Understanding the past, future and the process of redeveloping the 51-acre Landmark Mall site in Alexandria's West End. Read more

News

A traffic and transit study is underway now with results expected in January. Read more

News

New coordinator position will oversee agreements. Read more

Business

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Chris Militzer/Miliman 12 Photography

Town Crier Benjamin Fiore-Walker has opened hundreds of events in and around the city. Read more

Profiles