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Meggrolls closes after five-year run on Fayette Street but owner hints it’s not goodbye — “Meg Baroody taped a piece of paper on the glass of her shop that announces the run on her beloved ‘meggrolls’ is over on Fayette Street in Old Town, stating ‘It’s been the greatest pleasure sharing Meggrolls with you these past 5 years,’ adding hints it will not be the last we see of her.” [Zebra]

3 new spots to look forward to in 2022 — “Foxtrot, Turkish Coffee and Lady Camellia Pastry and Tea Room are opening this year.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Popular Irish restaurant shuts down for 7 days to ensure COVID-19 safety — “-Announced Wednesday, Jan. 5, Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant & Bar on King Street is closing its doors for 7 days to ensure staff safety from COVID-19.” [Zebra]

No home delivery for Alexandria Times this week — “The Alexandria Times regrets to inform readers that there will be no home delivery of this week’s paper due to extenuating pandemic-related issues and the aftermath of the snowstorm on Monday.” [Alexandria Times]

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