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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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The Alexandria Experiential Retail Summit~Registration Required

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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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Jun
22
Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Birthday Celebration for BRENCORE’s Robert Smoot & Saxophonist Brain Lenair
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm

A Birthday Celebration for BRENCORE Entertainment’s Robert Smoot and National Recording Artist Saxophonist Brian Lenair at The Carlyle Club.

Join us about we celebrate and host our birthdays at The Carlyle Club and we will have a DANCE FLOOR to get your party on.  DJ Half Pint will be spinning all night long.   If you are celebrating your birthday this month, please bring your family and friends to enjoy the night too.

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Jun
25
Mon
2018
The Alexandria Experiential Retail Summit Workshop~Registration Required @ The Lyceum
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Jun
26
Tue
2018
SBDC Workshop: Smarter Interviewing Skills=Better Results: A Workshop for Employers @ Alexandria Small Business Center
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jun
30
Sat
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Casino Night: An Evening in Monte Carlo
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm

Casino Night: An Evening in Monte Carlo

You are cordially invited

to attend an evening of

excitement & exhilaration!

Enjoy cocktails, exquisite cuisine,

Professional Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette tables, live music & much more!

Exclusive prizes, Black Tie optional

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Jul
14
Sat
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm

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For over a decade, dapper Doc Scantlin has kept the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s alive for Washington, DC and others internationally.

Doc’s whole ensemble offers a memorable evening of musical entertainment. From the 1920’s speakeasy numbers such as “Puttin’ On The Ritz” and the “Charleston” through the romantic, elegant 1930’s of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and the wonderful swing era of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, etc… He has played hundreds of the biggest and best balls, special events, weddings, private parties, fund raisers and concerts, appearing throughout the U.S. and Europe.

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Jul
15
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Night of Live Music with The “Rock Q” Project and ON KEE Jazz Band
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm

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Enjoy an evening of Live Jazz and R&B featuring The Rock Q Project and ON KEE Jazz Band.  These bands offer some of the great music in the DMV and have performed on many stage throughout the country. The Rock Q Project founded by Robert “Rock Q” Quarles boast some of the best talented musicians who will entertain you while you dine on some of the Carlyle Club’s great fine dining.

The ON KEE Jazz Band brings nothing but the best in entertainment and will have you on the dance floor all night long.  Don’t let the Jazz in the name fool you because they are an incredible R&B Band as well.  Led my Musical Director and Founder Lenny McLean, ON KEE is always ONPOINT with their style of music.

Make your reservations today at www.thecarlyleclub.com.

Jul
17
Tue
2018
SBDC Workshop: Small Business Roundtable: Filling the Social Media Calendar: Brainstorm Ideas for Instagram, Blogposts, Podcasts, YouTube @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Social media offers an amazing opportunity to share your story with customers, but curating relevant and engaging content for each platform takes time and effort. Brainstorm and discuss ideas for your social media at this month’s roundtable.

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting.

The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage.

Jul
20
Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of George Duke and Joe Sample
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm

BRENCORE Entertainment Presents “A Tribute to the Music of George Duke, Joe Sample and more featuring National Recording Artist Jazz Pianist Kevin Howard at the Carlyle Club. Honoring two legends such as George Duke and Joe Sample is no easy feat but Kevin Howard is the perfect keyboardist to pay respect to these great artists. Kevin will bring their hits such as George Dukes “Dukey Stick”, “Movin On”, ”Sweet Baby” ”Lovin Can Be So Cold” and Joe Samples “Night Flight” “Street Life” “Spell Bound” “Melodies of Love” and more.

KEVIN HOWARD’s BIO

Kevin Howard is a world class keyboardist, writer, composer, producer, and businessman. Born and raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Kevin is President and CEO of Key Chapter Entertainment a company which includes full service recording and production.

Kevin has received several awards which include three “Best Jazz Performer Awards” from renowned local urban radio station WAMO; the WQED Harry Schwab Excellence in the arts award; Best Jazz Performer Champions Association; Pittsburgh City Paper “top three

jazz performers”. Kevin, along with his band served as the Pittsburgh?s WJJJ Smooth Jazz Band for more than two years, performing at various events sponsored by the radio station.

Kevin recently toured with and was the musical director for jazz saxophone legend Ronnie Laws, also recorded and performed with saxophonist Marion Meadows, Jonathan Butler, Norman Connors, Lonnie Liston Smith, Najee, and George Benson. In addition has shared the stage with Roy Ayers, Pieces of a dream, Joe McBride and John Legend.

Kevin also headlined concerts in Parkersburg, WV Jazz on the Green and Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-culture Festival, Jazz under the Stars Harrisburg PA, International Festival Baltimore MD., National Urban League Convention, and several venues nationwide.

Kevin has three CD?s “Random Groove”, “Collage”, and “Special Edition” which includes special guest saxophonist Marion Meadows and guitarist Rohn Lawrence. Kevin’s fourth CD titled “Travels” will be available September 1st 2015 for digital download and physical version September 14th 2015.

Kevin Howard’s smooth dynamic sound, warm personality and infectious smile will have you yearning

for more. Together with his band of world class musicians, the sounds you experience are tantalizing, smooth, dynamic, and mesmerizing. They project energy, passion and charisma in concert that is the essence of the Kevin Howard Experience. Kevin is a true entertainer.

Make your reservations today at www.thecarlyleclub.com

 

Jul
22
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents Marcos Arie
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
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm

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.

 

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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