Morning Notes

Morrison House Hotel reopens craft cocktail lounge — “The reimagined space features inventive cocktails inspired by literature and a menu of Modern American dishes with a Mesoamerican twist.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Monday — Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 74 and low of 55. Sunrise at 6:19 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. []

Lonely Planet’s guide to Alexandria — “History aside, Alexandria also has more than its share of modern urban pleasures, including notable restaurants, fashionable boutiques, view-filled parks and a stupendous Potomac River waterfront.” [Lonely Planet]

Alexandria ranks high for gluten-free eating — “The number of establishments with gluten-free options pushed Alexandria’s ranking up.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Immanuel hosts blessing for new solar panels — “Great to see climate leadership from our faith community!” [Twitter]

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