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The latest businesses, restaurants and venues to open in the Alexandria, Virginia area. 

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

Business

The St. James Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

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The St. James, a sports, wellness and entertainment complex, opens Saturday in Springfield. more

Events

Michaels to open at Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

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Dates set for grand opening, 'friends and family' soft opening for new Michaels store. more

Business

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

Food & Dining

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Alexandria Living Magazine

Halloween consumers spent an average of $86 each last year on holiday festivities, costumes and candy. more

Business

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Covering the Corridor

The former Shell station and propane distribution property on Richmond Highway is getting an overhaul and addition. more

Food & Dining

J. McLaughlin store to open in Alexandria

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Alexandria will be second Northern Virginia location for upscale retailer. more

Business

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Chris Militzer/Alexandria Living Magazine

The real estate investment firm Asana Partners has purchased more than 20 buildings in Old Town, including the iconic theater. more

Business

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Glory Days Grill

The sports-themed family restaurant fully opens on Friday; and mark your calendars for the grand opening. more

Food & Dining

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Urban Redeux Instagram (@junquefunkfurnishings)

Mother-daughter team to open in former ReReads shop on Cooper Road. more

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Alexandria Living Magazine

Construction is progressing on two locations for a Maryland-based casual Peruvian chicken restaurant. more

Restaurants

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Courtesy of Five Guys

The burger restaurant is the third to open in the former Don Pablo's Mexican space. more

Restaurants

Giant Food

Alexandria Living Magazine

Giant will spend $20 million on new store replacing Shoppers Food Warehouse, as another location gets ready to close. more

Business

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Photo Courtesy of Cava

Free lunch for the first 150 people in line Tuesday at the new Cava. more

Restaurants

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

Home & Garden

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Alexandria Living Magazine

The drug store will remain open during extensive renovations. more

Business

Goldfish Swim School to open in Alexandria.

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Construction is underway for a new pool in Alexandria Commons shopping center. more

Business

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Jimmy John's on Instagram

A Jimmy John's sign is up at a shuttered gas station, but the new location will be miles away. more

Restaurants

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Wear Ever Jewelry

Boutique jewelry store will showcase the work of U.S. artists, host classes. more

Business

Silverado Alexandria

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Silverado Alexandria, first for Silverado on East Coast, to celebrate its grand opening Wednesday. more

News

  • The St. James Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

    Photo courtesy of The St. James

    The St. James Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

  • Michaels to open at Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

    Photo courtesy of Michaels

    Michaels to open at Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

    A grand opening date is set for Michaels at Potomac Yard.

  • Interior of new Giant store under construction on Little River Turnpike.

    Alexandria Living Magazine

    Interior of new Giant store under construction on Little River Turnpike.

    Interior of new Giant store under construction on Little River Turnpike.

  • Giant Food

    Alexandria Living Magazine

    Giant Food

    This Giant grocery store, at 5730 Edsall Road, will be closing.

  • Dudley's Sport & Ale in Shirlington aims for September opening.

    Photo by Alexandria Living Magazine

    Dudley's Sport & Ale in Shirlington aims for September opening.

    This spot in Shirlington takes the place of The Bungalow. A popular feature? A rooftop bar.

  • Taco Bell Cantina

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    Taco Bell Cantina

    Plans are moving full steam ahead for a new Taco Bell Cantina in Alexandria, the first in the DC area to carry beer and wine.