After years of playing together in Del Ray, “Sorry” is calling it quits with a final blowout performance.

Why the split? The band hasn’t fallen prey to familiar rock star pitfalls. Instead, its members are going to college, and like dozens of other bands with Rock of Ages Music (ROAM) school will commemorate the end of the spring program with a pair of concerts in May and June.


It can be a little daunting having a young family in the DMV. Here’s a list of where our clients have found community, picked up parenting ideas, snuck in some exercise and generally had a decent reason to get out of the house. Which is so great for our wellbeing.

For clients who experience loss around this time, we’ve included local support groups. From postpartum to grief, including miscarriage and infant loss, these organizations focus on compassion and understanding. If they charge anything, it’s likely only a nominal fee.


An amendment to the Business Improvement District (BID) guidelines that could make it easier to pass is headed to City Council for review next week.

The idea behind a BID is that it would be an organization that could advocate and host programs and events that would draw people to the relevant area as well as providing other services.


Alexandria leaders will cut the ribbon on the Alexandria City High School’s five-story, $190 million Minnie Howard Campus next week.

The new 343,000-square foot facility at 3801 W. Braddock Road doubles the capacity of its 1950’s-era predecessor, and can hold 1,600 students. Construction started two years ago, and the new facility will open for students on the first day of the next school year, August 19, according to Alexandria City Public Schools.


The Alexandria Police Department (APD) is seeking help from the public finding the driver who fatally struck a 70-year-old-man on N. Jordan Street earlier this month.

Police say the hit-and-run incident took place on Thursday, May 9, but the victim, Alexandria-resident James Thomson, died on Saturday, May 18.


Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!

⛈️ Today’s weather: Expect showers and thunderstorms primarily before 2pm, followed by possible showers and a thunderstorm after 5pm; mostly cloudy with a high near 84 and a west wind at 3-6 mph, 60% chance of precipitation and new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch. Thursday night, showers and possible thunderstorms before 8pm, then likely between 8pm and 11pm; mostly cloudy with a low around 66, southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable, 70% chance of precipitation, and new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch.


After a rare dip during the pandemic, apartment rents in Alexandria have continued to increase dramatically over the last few years, increasing by 4.8% so far this year.

CoStar data on rents, made available by the City of Alexandria, showed the asking rent per unit has continually risen over the last decade aside from a fluke dip in 2020 due to the pandemic.