MGM National Harbor opens with Vegas-style glitz

The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor, Maryland's sixth and most expensive casino, opened Thursday with Las Vegas-style flair and the company chairman's prediction that residents of Baltimore

'A Christmas Carol' Returns to LTA

LTA's one-act, one-hour, 21-scene production of Charles Dickens’s "A Christmas Carol" is a must see. The lighting design team (Jeffrey Scott Auerbach and Kimberly Crago)

Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, Dec. 9-15, 2016

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Alexandria thrift shop Features clothes, housewares, kitchen appliances, paintings, books and more. Proceeds benefit local charities. Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Church of St. Clement

Mayor Allison Silberberg proposes veterans commission

The city moved a step closer to forming a veterans commission last week, after councilors instructed City Manager Mark Jinks to start the process of forming a group at their last legislative meeting.

Redskins' NFL-worst 3rd-down defense is obstacle to playoffs

Josh Norman would really like to get some water and sports drink on the sideline, but he and the Washington Redskins’ defense can’t get off the field. No team in the NFL is worse on third down than the Redskins, who are allowing conversions 48 percent

Alexandria at Work: $4.9B in Employee Payroll, Plus More New Data on Employers in the City

Employers in Alexandria pay out $4.9 billion in annual payroll in the city. Released last week, the new numbers are included in the 2014 Statistics of U.S. Businesses from the U.S. Census.

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