April 4, 2019
Your Weekly Updates
The Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to bring you Fred Focus, an e-newsletter that goes out every Thursday and keeps you up-to-date on Fredericksburg events and business news.
Here's what's coming up in Fredericksburg  
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
Demo work under way at Liberty Place

The former Safeway building on the block bordered by Douglas, Winchester, Amelia and William streets downtown is being removed to make way for a three-story commercial building and above-ground garage. Several actions needed to facilitate the project will be in front of City Council on Tuesday evening.

Bridal store moving into former museum/bank building

Ava Laurenne Bride announced this week on Facebook that it will be relocating in a couple of months from Caroline Street to 1001 Princess Anne Street across from Hyperion at the corner of William Street.

Watch announcement
What sold last month in Fredericksburg?

The list of properties that changed hands in March includes a commercial building in Central Park and the former mobile-home park off U.S. 1 near Cowan Crossing.
BurgerIM opens in Central Park

The local BurgerIM location is at 1287 Carl D. Silver Parkway. Give it a try!   
William Street rooftop bars reopening 

The Castiglia's Sky Bar and Vivify Burger & Lounge rooftop bar are reopening this week. Another great excuse to head downtown.

Video on Castiglia's Sky Bar (Vivify video coming soon)
Video features Visitors Guide    

This week's episode of "Freehling Finds" delves into the annually produced local Visitors Guide, the 2019 version of which is now available

Metro stations closing for summer

Six Blue- and Yellow-line Metro stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will close between May 25 and September 2 for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements. Metro plans an extensive network of free express and local shuttle bus services to help customers get around.

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City saves money by reducing energy use

The City of Fredericksburg saved $1.8 million and produced about 25.6 million fewer pounds of greenhouse gases over the past 20 years by reducing electricity and fossil-fuel consumption in its buildings. 

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Property of the Week: 1501 Princess Anne St.

819-s.f. building for lease on corner lot with great visibility. Princess Anne Street is one of the main corridors into downtown Fredericksburg. Perfect location for small office or retail user. Building includes large open area, one private office, bathroom, storage closet and off-street parking. Close proximity to shops, restaurants and the Amtrak/VRE. 
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