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Alexandria’s Silverback Strategies Makes Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

August 16, 2017

Silverback Strategies, a digital performance marketing agency located in Alexandria’s historic Old Town, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the third consecutive year. Silverback ranks fifth among advertising and marketing agencies from the Washington, DC metro region and is the 1325th company ranked overall, up ten spots from 2016.

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Boutiques Up Late For Restaurant Week

August 15, 2017

Restaurant Week is a favorite time for locals. What’s better than great food & drinks at some of the region’s best restaurants? This year  boutiques in the Old Town Boutique  District are staying open late so people can enjoy great dining and great shopping.

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Four Million Low-Income Americans Have Crossed The Digital Divide Through Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program

August 15, 2017

Today, Comcast Corporation announced that its acclaimed Internet Essentials program, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program, has now connected more than four million low-income Americans, in one million households, to high-speed Internet service at home.

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ALDI Brings New Jobs To Northern Virginia

August 15, 2017

Known for offering wages and benefits that are higher than the national average for the retail industry, ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery stores*, will host hiring events for its Northern Virginia locations throughout the month of August.

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McAuliffe Announces 2018 National Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference To Be Held In Virginia

August 9, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia will host the 2018 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference, the preeminent gathering of influential beer industry bloggers, writers, and social media specialists involved.

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Ilona Grenadier Named AIOFLA Fellow

August 8, 2017

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Virginia’s Family Law Attorney Ilona E. Grenadier as Two Years Ten Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction.

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Stroll For Summer Steals During Alexandria’s Summer Sidewalk Sale August 12-13

August 8, 2017

One of the longest running seasonal summer shopping events in the area returns to Alexandria – the D.C. region’s Shop Small destination for independent boutiques. The eighth annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale takes place August 12-13 (rain or shine) throughout Old Town and Del Ray.

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Alexandria Chamber Selects Bill Blackburn As 2017 Business Leader Of The Year

August 8, 2017

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce today announced that Bill Blackburn, a partner at Home Grown Restaurant Group, has been selected as the 2017 Business Leader of the Year. He will be honored at the annual Business Leadership Awards Presentation and Reception on Oct. 18.  

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Al’s Steak House Re-Opens

August 5, 2017

Al’s Steak House, a local landmark in the Del Ray neighborhood, celebrated its re-opening on Aug. 2, more than a year after a catastrophic fire closed the steak-and-cheese restaurant.

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USPTO Hosts Invention-Con 2017 On August 11-12

August 1, 2017

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is hosting the Independent Inventors Conference in Alexandria on Aug. 11-12. Invention-Con 2017 is the place for inventors, makers and entrepreneurs. During this free, two day conference, attendees can attend plenary talks, participate in topic specific small-group breakout sessions, and hear from USPTO officials and experts who will present information on patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property (IP) matters and topics of interest to small businesses.

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