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Alexandria, Virginia boasts a wide-variety of “foodie establishments” from formal dining to comfortably casual. Spotluck, an awesome mobile app from a local Washington, D.C. startup, has launched its Alexandria Hub today (Friday, November 20, 2015). If you’re looking for a great place to eat in Alexandria, Virginia, this app is a mobile convenience tool that can help you out.

Spotluck is a FREE mobile app that helps users discover local restaurants (and provides great incentives to head out to eat). App users get one spin each day in each hub. After a spin, hungry diners are offered a substantial discount at a randomly-selected, but certified local restaurant. Discounts fluctuate based on day, time, weather and other factors that affect occupancy. Spotluck goes beyond filling seats in local restaurants. It creates a neighborhood buzz that all local business owners can benefit from.

Here’s a video from NBC Washington on how Spotluck works.

They have partnered with ten local restaurants right in Alexandria, Virginia (and will be adding more very soon):

Get Spotluck on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and start saving today!

(Image via @Spotluck on Twitter)

King Street Blues
Dine out at King Street Blues, located at 112 N. Saint Asaph Street in Alexandria, Virginia, TODAY (Tuesday, June 30) from 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM, to benefit Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA). Let your server know you are there for the Archaeology Blues Benefit and a percentage of your check with be donated to FOAA.

Contact Whitney Stohr for more information.

(Flickr Pool photo by Mark Fischer, on Flickr)

ICYMI, every year King Street Blues in Alexandria holds an event where 10% of all food sales and bartender tips goes to the Yellow Ribbon Fundraiser. This is just a snippet of the night; thanks to all those that supported and came to the event!

There are a lot of ways to help the Yellow Ribbon Fund.  The fund serves the injured wounded warriors coming back from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Well done!

(H/T King Street Blues on Twitter)

Via Twitter, the wait staff at King Street Blues in Old Town Alexandria completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and also donated $700 toward the cause. They challenged Austin Grill, Columbia Firehouse and Jackson 20 who now have 24 hours.

King Street Blues

King Street Blues by James Sullivan, on Flickr

King Street Bluegrass 'Ridin' that King Street Trolly to King Street Blues' event at King Street Blues in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Yours truly will see you at King Street Blues this Saturday, August 16 @ 8:00 PM for what I am sure will be a terrific performance by King Street Bluegrass. King Street Blues is located at 112 North Saint Asaph Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

For more information about the performance, click this link.

STUF will be performing with special guest Cleve Francis @ the King Street Blues Old Town location (112 N. St. Asap St., Alex., VA 22314, between King and Cameron Sts) THIS SATURDAY April 5. Show starts @ 8:30 pm. For more information call 703-836-8800.

See you there!

For more events happening around the Alexandria, Virginia community, visit our community events calendar.

STUF with special guest Cleve Francis

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