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]
A look at the smallest and largest homes sold in Alexandria last month, January 2024.
The City of Alexandria wants federal help to make the stretch of Seminary Road northwest of I-395 safer. The City Council is slated to review a grant application to the…
Here’s your weekly look at the events, live music, and entertainment that are happening around Alexandria this weekend; enjoy! Are you organizing an event? Submit events to ALXnow. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY…
While pro-Potomac Yard arena advocates and lobbyists are making the rounds in Richmond, a group of locals are also knocking on doors in the legislature fighting against the arena. Former…
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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 –