Gov. Youngkin defends school tip line as educational groups call for it to be shut down — “Eight educational groups issued a joint statement that calls on Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin to ‘immediately shut down’ an email tip line created for people to report ‘divisive practices’ in schools.” [ABC]
Davidson Hospitality Group selected to operate Lorien Hotel & Spa in Old Town — “Davidson Hospitality Group announces the addition of Lorien Hotel & Spa to its management portfolio, the third Washington D.C.-area hotel to be managed under the company’s Pivot lifestyle operating vertical.” [Hospitality Net]
DC Police working to identify person of interest in fatal Georgetown shooting — “The victim in the shooting has been identified as 27-year-old Tarek Boothe of Alexandria, Virginia. Boothe was shot while sitting on a retaining wall on M Street Northwest.” [Local DMV]
No major structural damage after truck gets stuck under Metro bridge in Alexandria — “The Alexandria Fire Department has determined a Metro bridge along King Street suffered no major structural damage after a truck got stuck under an overpass Wednesday morning.” [ABC7]
This past week saw 33 homes sold in Alexandria. The least expensive condo, single-family home or townhouse sale over the past seven days was $120,000 while the most expensive was…
Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is looking for suggestions from the public on how it should update its Student Code of Conduct. The Student Code of Conduct — an 83-page…
Chadwicks (203 Strand Street) is about to get really busy. From now until mid-August, it’s the strong season for the unpretentious Old Town staple that has graced the Alexandria waterfront…
Potomac Yard’s microbrewery Hops Grill and Brewery didn’t live to see the new Potomac Yard Metro station open, but the Washington Business Journal reported the location at 3625 Richmond Highway…
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Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on