11 things to do in the D.C. area on Memorial Day Weekend

On this long Memorial Day weekend, the best bets in nightlife, theater, art, music, sports and more around the Washington area. Friday: See, be seen and listen as the National Gallery of Art kicks off its 15th season of Jazz in the Garden
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Alexandria chooses location for Potomac Yard Metro station

A new Metrorail station at Potomac Yard should be built close to the existing shopping center, the Alexandria City Council unanimously decided Wednesday night as members waxed nearly poetic about the economic development they say it is expected to bring.
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Former Ireland's Own to Become BurgerFi

Old Town Alexandria may soon be getting a new hamburger restaurant. The owners of BurgerFi, a gourmet burger restaurant chain, have filed paperwork with the City of Alexandria to open in the location formerly housing Ireland’s Own, at 111 N. Pitt St.
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City of Alexandria to Host 38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival

The City of Alexandria invites the public to the 38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival onMonday, May 25, beginning at 1 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St. David Muse, WPFW Radio Jazz Show host, will emcee the program. Admission is free.
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Striking a Deep Chord with Janet Langhart Cohen's 'Anne and Emmett'

Racism was outlawed in this country 50 years ago with the Civil Rights Act, and yet: to forget would be to invite it back. So goes the exceedingly powerful message of Washington playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, who's crafted an exceptionally
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Recent additions to Old Town’s Restaurants

Over the past few months Alexandria has seen a smorgasbord of new restaurants arrive in Old Town and beyond, serving everything from steak to sushi, farm-to-table fare and Iranian-inspired pizza. The historic Parker-Gray neighborhood near Braddock Metro
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