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Morning Notes

Barca Pier & Wine Bar opens this week — “Located at 2 Pioneer Mill Way in Alexandria, Barca Pier has 210 seats of open-air dining on what used to be a shipping pier made from industrial freight containers. The 65-seat Barca Wine Bar offers an intimate dining experience at a marble bar.” [Patch]

Statue of Earl Lloyd to be unveiled Saturday — “The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Committee will host a virtual ceremony to unveil a statue honoring Earl Francis Lloyd at Charles Houston Recreation Center on Saturday, April 3, 1-2 p.m.” [Zebra]

There’s a temporary art installation at Holmes Run Trail — “Have you seen any of the 100 polycarbonate birds hanging from the trees on the Holmes Run Trail between Duke Street and N Picket Street? If not, today’s a great day to take a walk. The birds are part of Cristina Fletcher’s “Flock” temporary art installation.” [Twitter]

Today’s weather — “Sunny. High near 70F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph… Partly to mostly cloudy. Low near 55F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.” [Weather.com]

New job: Closing assistant — “Universal Title, an established title company with over 20 offices throughout the VA-DC-MD area, is seeking a Closing Assistant for our Old Town Alexandria office. Industry experience is preferred, but no experience is necessary to apply.” [Indeed]

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