All primary, secondary and intermediate streets in the City are clear of snow — “As of 6 p.m., all primary, secondary and intermediate streets in the City are clear. Residential streets are 97% clear, with a limited number of residential streets needing additional work.” [Twitter]
Stepping down after 16 years, Alexandria sheriff laments mental health crisis in jails — “Dana Lawhorne remembers the bad police officers — the ones who wouldn’t even come into his family’s house when he called as a child. But he also remembers the one who would take his mother upstairs and try to persuade her to get help for alcoholism.” [Washington Post]
George Washington birthday parade coming in February — “Alexandria’s parade to celebrate the birth of our first president, George Washington, is back this year.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]
Emergency status reactivated at Inova due to rising COVID cases — “Inova said it was equipped to respond to COVID-19 cases but urged people with mild or no symptoms to not visit the ER for testing.” [Patch]
SRS brokers $27M sale of Whole Foods-occupied property in Alexandria, Virginia — “SRS National Net Lease Group has brokered the $27 million sale of a Whole Foods Market-occupied retail property in Alexandria. The 42,243-square-foot Whole Foods is located within The Royalton, a 116-unit residential condominium property built in 2006.” [Rebusiness Online]
A 4 BD/3 BA brick townhome with a gas fireplace, floor to ceiling windows and a 2 car garage is featured in Just Listed.
Cold, wet and exhilarating: Alexandria parent Southerlyn Marino learned so much about her high schooler’s crew-rowing that she wrote a book about it. Marino’s youngest son Pierce (now 17) started…
A pedestrian bridge at Ben Brenman Park will be closed over the next month for repairs. The closure means anyone going to the Ben Brenman Dog Park or Ben Brenman…
Good Friday morning, Alexandria! 🌥️ Today’s weather: A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low around 39. Partly…
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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.
Again this year, The Critical Mass, LLC, the Made in ALX store and local Ukrainian-American artists are throwing a Pysanky Party — and partnering on a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Razom for Ukraine.
The free event, from 5 –