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64 residents displaced by Hybla Valley apartment fire — “Several residents were evaluated by medics on scene but did not seek hospital treatment, according to the fire department.” [Patch]

Dining out with your dog — “There are a lot of things that Alexandrians know how to do well. Three of those are eating, drinking and spoiling their pups. Where can you do all three at once?” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Youngkin touts plan to eliminate grocery tax in appearance at Alexandria supermarket — “Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) trumpeted a plan Thursday to eliminate the state’s grocery tax at an appearance inside an Alexandria supermarket, promising to counter inflation by slashing what he called a ‘regressive’ policy.” [Washington Post]

Port City Brewing Company celebrates 11 years with release of colossal one imperial stout — “Our musings lead to a desire to brew our old favorites, with the added bonus of 10 more years of brewing experience under our belt! We are excited to release our Colossal One to celebrate our 11th anniversary!” [Brewbound]

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Bespoke women’s clothing designer, A.Oei Studio, is opening a fashion pop-up in Old Town Alexandria.

From Feb 2nd – March 29th, shop contemporary ready-to-wear pieces, view unique textile selections, and schedule a fitting for custom-made dresses, bridal and qipao.

Handcrafted in D.C., A.Oei Studio aims to offer an alternative vision of fashion – one that is centered around sustainability, artistry and personalized services.

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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