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Workers, residents and visitors to Carlyle are fortunate the Carlyle Council offers services to make getting to your destination easier. The Carlyle Community Council (CCC) in partnership with the City’s Local Motion office can ease your commuter experience with its Transportation Management Program (TMP) to promote the use of transit, bicycling and walking in Carlyle.
Carlyle is a unique mixed-use community in Alexandria, accommodating a dense assortment of uses including high-rise residential complexes, large floor-plate office buildings, a luxury hotel, and retail establishments. Just west of Old Town, the neighborhood includes a variety of natural and urban open spaces and parks.
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Carlyle Commuter Survey Launching April 1st

Carlyle’s annual commuter survey to let us know how you get to work is launching April 1st. The survey is part of Carlyle’s Transportation Management Program (TMP) and is conducted online.  Visit  Carlyle Commuter Survey to complete the survey.  Respondents can choose to enter the raffle.  Last year, $50 gift cards from Panera, Potbelly and Whole Foods were given to randomly selected participants. Many Carlyle residents and workers take the time to complete the survey, so we can tailor commuting programs to better meet the needs of Carlyle residents, workers and visitors.  Your input is essential to making Carlyle a commuter friendly place to work, live and thrive. 

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King St. Metro Station Construction ~ delayed until late July

The project to reconfigure the King Street Metro station bus bays and parking lot has been delayed until late July. This is the project that will require a detour route for the Carlyle shuttle bus during construction that is expected to last for 18-24 months. That...
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CVS Opens at National Science Foundation Building

A CVS Pharmacy on the first floor of the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters at 2415 Eisenhower Avenue is now open. This store location is close to Eisenhower Metro station as well as the Hoffman AMC theater. With this addition, Carlyle residents and...
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New Wine Bar Coming to Duke St Late Summer!

The owners of the popular Grand Cru in Ballston are set to open a similar place in the old Stella’s location across Duke Street from Whole Foods Market. The new space, Sancerre, will have in indoor seating, event space and seating for about 100 outside in its...
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Hoffman Town Center Project Approved by Planning Commission

The December newsletter reported on the proposal by Stonebridge/Carras for a multi-tower multi residential use project above retail that includes a Wegmans   This project was approved by Planning Commission on January 4th.   The details are: Item:     Hoffman Town...
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Federal Courthouse Security Perimeter Project Update

The project to remove the jersey barriers and improve the security perimeter at the Federal Courthouse is expected to be completed by the end of January 2018, weather permitting.  Here is the status: Cable Stay Bollard installation continues on Elizabeth Lane...
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Metro SmarTrip® Card Changes Begin January 8th

Metro SmarTrip® Card Changes Begin January 8th Stay positive! Starting January 8th your SmarTrip® card must have a positive balance to ride Metro.  Be sure to top off your card before then and keep it positive. Staying positive is easy with Auto Reload that...
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New PTO Vanpool is Adding Riders

New PTO Vanpool is Adding Riders A new van pool has started running from Woodbridge to the PTO campus weekdays and is looking for additional riders.  The schedule is Mon-Fri, 8.45 am to 6.30 pm.  For more information, contact Md.Rahman@USPTO.GOV.
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Crescent Park Benches & Carlyle Lamppost Banners Installed

Crescent Park Benches Once the cold blast is over, check out the new benches and game top tables at the East and West Crescent Parks located in front of 1940 and 2000 Duke Street.  The tables can be used for coffee or lunch gatherings or to play chess or checkers....
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Thinking of Changing Up your Same Old Commute? Try Online Ridesharing Exclusively for Carlyle

Zimride by Enterprise offers employees of Carlyle Council commercial properties a free and easy commuting option - an online ride-matching service that connects drivers and passengers commuting to the same area. Through a private network, Zimride matches commuters in...
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Back to Blue~Recent Metrorail Improvements

Back to Blue Thanks to recent Metrorail improvements, rush-hour wait times for Blue Line and Yellow Line trains are now only 8 minutes. If you live, work, or play in Alexandria, that means more time to spend in the City and less time getting here. Service on...
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Jul
22
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents Marcos Ariel
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents A Brazilian Celebration Featuring Marcos Ariel

Bossa Novais today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad. The phrase bossa nova literally means “new trend” or “new wave.”  A lyrical fusion of samba and jazz.

Marcos Ariel became known as a great interpreter and deep connoisseur of music. Mixing bossa nova with jazz and blues, he presents a show with lots of energy and harmony.

One of the most striking characteristics of singer and pianist Marcos Ariel is his power to interact with the audience, telling stories and curiosities about the repertoire of the show.

Marcos Arielis in the forefront of contemporary Brazilian music.  His musical style is purely “Carioca” (one who is a native of Rio de Janeiro) splashed with a passion for classical and jazz.  His enthusiasm as a pianist, singer and composer is inspiring. As a musician, he is swift and precise, transcending genuine warmth that can only be Marcos Ariel.

For this Carlyle Club performance, Marcos Ariel will be joined by fellow, talented musicians who share his love for Brazilian music, and bossa nova in particular.

The Washington-based jazz ensemble Collaboration, has performed for the Inauguration Galas of both President Bill Clinton (1997) and President Barack Obama (2008); and over the years have shared the stage with many nationally-known recording artists such as Patty LaBelle and the great Stanley Turrentine.

Vocals will feature Washington, D.C.-native Lori Williams who seamlessly moves from Jazz to R&B in ways the listener can feel at home with her in either genre.  Possessing an impressive resume as a performing artist, educator, songwriter, producer, support vocalist as well as musical theater actress, her reputation and level of respect are top shelf and unimpeachable.  Lori Williamshas been featured with artists such as Gospel’s Yolanda Adams and Walter Hawkins; R&B’s Howard Hewett, Will Downing and Phil Perry; Contemporary Jazz’s Stanley Jordan, Nathan East, Norman Brown and Tom Browne; Traditional Jazz’s Slide Hampton, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Winard Harper; super producer/composer/singer Angela Winbush; and Tap Dance sensation, Savion Glover.

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Jul
27
Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan & Diana Ross
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm

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BRENCORE Entertainment Presents “A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan, Diana Ross and more featuring R&B Recording Artist Halima Peru and The FAYCEZ U KNOW Music Group. Halima Peru’s high-energy performance is second to none and she brings it to the stage.  Close your eyes and you can feel the presence of each artists hits songs as Halima channels her talents to deliver an on point performance honoring these incredible artists.  Don’t miss Halima Peru in concert.

 

Jul
28
Sat
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm

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This cover band is one of the area’s most popular, and a Carlyle Club favorite. This show will feature a great mix of songs you’ll dance to all night so put on your dancing shoes and get ready to party all evening to Big Bad Juju’s high-energy rock, R&B and funk tunes.

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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm

This cover band is one of the area’s most popular, and a Carlyle Club favorite. This show will feature a great mix of songs you’ll dance to all night so put on your dancing shoes and get ready to party all evening to Big Bad Juju’s high-energy rock, R&B and funk tunes.

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Jul
29
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm

Jeffrey Osborne served as the lead singer for L.T.D. for many years before embarking on his solo career.

L.T.D. (which stands for Love, Togetherness, and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968. L.T.D. is an American R&B/funk band best known for their 1977 hit single, ” Back in Love Again” and “Holding On”, as well as their many ballads, such as “Love Ballad”, “We Both Deserve Each Other’s Love”, and “Where Did We Go Wrong. The BRENCORE ALLSTARS Band is known to produce several great Tributes to artists and bands over the years and this tribute will take you back to the days of the sweet love ballads of L.T.D.

Make your reservations today and enjoy the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.

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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm

Jeffrey Osborne served as the lead singer for L.T.D. for many years before embarking on his solo career.

L.T.D. (which stands for Love, Togetherness, and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968. L.T.D. is an American R&B/funk band best known for their 1977 hit single, ” Back in Love Again” and “Holding On”, as well as their many ballads, such as “Love Ballad”, “We Both Deserve Each Other’s Love”, and “Where Did We Go Wrong. The BRENCORE ALLSTARS Band is known to produce several great Tributes to artists and bands over the years and this tribute will take you back to the days of the sweet love ballads of L.T.D.

Make your reservations today and enjoy the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.

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Aug
4
Sat
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration- Jerry Bash 6: Gar-C-YA in Alexandria
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm

The Grateful Dead concert experience is coming to The Carlyle Club!
The Grateful Dead concert experience is coming to The Carlyle Club!

This event will be a true Grateful Dead concert experience, that will include: the best local Grateful Dead bands, a stage with state of the art sound & lighting, a merchandise stand, a full bar, satellite bars, plenty of room for dancing, an outside smoking lounge, an amazing buffet, and of course, amazing vibes!

This special Dead show re-creation will feature the music of Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead as performed by two of the area’s hottest bands within the Dead and Jam Band Scene, On the Bus and Free Flowing Musical Experience (3 sets).

On the Bus is the longest-running premier Grateful Dead tribute band in the Washington DC area, and is known for its faithful recreation of the music, vibe and experience of a Grateful Dead show. On The Bus is not just a tribute to the Dead, but to the entire community that spawned a multi-generational genre that artfully blends the essential elements of rock, blues, jazz, funk, country, bluegrass, and gospel.

Free Flowing Musical Experience, Alexandria’s Legendary Acoustic Jam Band, aims to capture the diversity of their musical influences and expand upon each song as an improvisational journey into what can be found on the other end. FFME’s unique acoustic take on the Dead/Jam Band genre will impress even the most hardened Dead loyalists and continues to attract an ever increasing fan base.

Dancing, food and drinks will be set up like a bowling pin. This event will sellout so get your tickets early! Drive your train to The Carlyle Club!!!

General Admission Tickets: $20
VIP Package Tickets: $60 (Includes: VIP Booth, VIP Entrance, VIP Server, 2 Drink Tickets per Guest, VIP Laminates, Autographed Show Poster, and Band Merch.

***THERE IS NO FOOD & BEVERAGE MINIMUM***

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Aug
9
Thu
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm

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GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut.  This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles as some of the most popular hit songs of the 80s and 90s make this musical a fan favorite! Follow five friends as they visit their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious night out … and you’ll recognize a bit yourselves in every one of them! It is described as “Desperate Housewives meets Mamma Mia” (Applause Magazine), “A boisterous, bust-out, bawdy musical revue” (Wisconsin State Journal), “An infectious, exhilarating sense of intoxication (Hollywood Reporter) and “As funny and outrageous as Sex and the City!” (The Advocate).GIRLS NIGHT is bursting with energy and is packed with hits “Lady Marmalade,” “It’s Raining Men,” “Man I Feel Like A Woman,” “I Will Survive,” “We are Family” and many more.

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Aug
10
Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm

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GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut.  This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles as some of the most popular hit songs of the 80s and 90s make this musical a fan favorite! Follow five friends as they visit their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious night out … and you’ll recognize a bit yourselves in every one of them! It is described as “Desperate Housewives meets Mamma Mia” (Applause Magazine), “A boisterous, bust-out, bawdy musical revue” (Wisconsin State Journal), “An infectious, exhilarating sense of intoxication (Hollywood Reporter) and “As funny and outrageous as Sex and the City!” (The Advocate).GIRLS NIGHT is bursting with energy and is packed with hits “Lady Marmalade,” “It’s Raining Men,” “Man I Feel Like A Woman,” “I Will Survive,” “We are Family” and many more.

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Aug
19
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Mystery in Mo’Town
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm

Michael Productions is serving up a murder mystery guaranteed to evoke memories of your favorite R & B hits. This audience interactive Murder Mystery has been wowing audiences for 22 years and, now in its 23rd year, has added some new features.  You may have HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE but I CAN’T HELP MYSELF from telling you to STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE because THERE AINT NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH to keep you IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE when you could be DANCING IN THE STREET of this fun MoTown piece.

Plan to join in on the fun, as the top singers of a well-known record label take their show on the road to promote their music and to search for new talent. Mystery in MoTown is a show that allows you to show your talent. Bring your karaoke voice if you’re dying to be in on the music business. Just don’t die onstage because there’s a reason why they call this record label “Hitsville”. From the moment the show starts to the moment it ends the audience will enjoy comedy, suspense and a ton of improv. Are you ready?

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CARLYLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION

CARLYLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION ALERT

The long-awaited project to remove the jersey barriers and improve the security perimeter at the A.V. Bryan Federal Courthouse is slated to begin very soon.  This construction project will impact traffic flow.   Effective Thursday, March 23rd, Jamieson Avenue will be partially closed allowing only one-way traffic heading westbound on Jamieson by the Courthouse construction site.  Traffic from Mill Road headed eastbound for Jamieson Avenue will be diverted.  Eastbound drivers can turn on Elizabeth Lane off of Eisenhower Avenue or continue on Eisenhower Avenue to John Carlyle Street or Holland Lane.   Reportedly, this traffic plan will be in effect for the duration of the project, estimated to be completed in the early fall.

CARLYLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION

CARLYLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION ALERT

The long-awaited project to remove the jersey barriers and improve the security perimeter at the A.V. Bryan Federal Courthouse is slated to begin very soon.  This construction project will impact traffic flow.   Effective Thursday, March 23rd, Jamieson Avenue will be partially closed allowing only one-way traffic heading westbound on Jamieson by the Courthouse construction site.  Traffic from Mill Road headed eastbound for Jamieson Avenue will be diverted.  Eastbound drivers can turn on Elizabeth Lane off of Eisenhower Avenue or continue on Eisenhower Avenue to John Carlyle Street or Holland Lane.   Reportedly, this traffic plan will be in effect for the duration of the project, estimated to be completed in the early fall.

Carlyle Community Council partners with Zimride

During times when Metro track work may cause train delays and more people taking to the roads, this free and flexible option saves time and money commuting. And, it is free to join!“

Greater Carlyle Area Growth Spurt

Development in the City

Old Town Alexandria

Eisenhower Valley

Carlyle Alexandria

Old Town Alexandria

Potomac Yard

The greater Carlyle area of Alexandria is flush with new development projects.

Currently there is over 2.3 million square feet of office space in the pipeline as well as new residential totaling 1,860 units and 137,000 square feet of retail.

Alexandria’s economic development agency recently released its update of projects throughout the City that includes a map of these projects you can see here.

PDF versions of this document are available for download

 
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