Barricade situation in Groveton — “There is a heavy police presence at an apartment complex in Groveton after a man was shot early this afternoon” [FFXnow]
It’s Monday — Rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 81 and low of 71. Sunrise at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:39 pm. [Weather.gov]
Survey shows ACPS parents concerned about safety — “The survey, taken before an Alexandria City High School senior was killed at a nearby shopping center, showed real concern about safety in schools, particularly at the Minnie Howard campus of ACPS.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]
“Mirror Mirror” an arts award finalist — “Two public art installations in Virginia are among the Top 100 finalists for a prestigious CODAaward, given to those who successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces.” [Zebra]
It’s been another week bookended with violence in Alexandria’s West End. On Saturday, a man was shot in the Landmark area during a suspected carjacking. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries….
Alexandrians should brace for a stormy weekend. Rain is likely to kick off tonight after 11 p.m. and there’s a good chance it will continue through the weekend as a…
There were no injuries or arrests after gunfire was reported in the West End early Friday morning — a separate incident from the other West End shooting this morning where…
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It’s here! The 2024 Alexandria Coffee Guide!
After being in production for the past two years, dealing with the tumultuous changes to the service industry following the COVID environment, and the bittersweet closings and openings of coffee shops, Joyful Tern Publishing has finally released the Alexandria Coffee Guide: 2024 Edition!
The guide best serves locals, transplants and tourists interested in coffee by giving them a curated set of Alexandria’s local shops, excluding such brand names like Starbucks, Dunkin’, Peets and the like. The guide is broken down into multiple regions (Old Town North/Del Ray, Crystal City, Old Town, Alexandria West End, and Eisenhower East) and catalogs the coffee shops within each region, as well as notable details about them and things to do in the surrounding area. The guide provides a concise glossary of coffee culture terms near the end, and a few articles about coffee concepts.
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The Made in ALX Fall Makers’ Market at Port City Brewing Co. in Alexandria is set for Sunday, Sept. 24!
This is the fall’s most fun sip-and-shop, featuring craft beer from the award-winning Port City Brewing Co. along with food,