Morning Notes

Gary Oelze Looks Back at 55 Years at The Birchmere — “The Birchmere is in its 56th year and owner Gary Oelze is still going strong as he approaches his 80th birthday next month. Music has been a constant in Gary’s life, starting with his childhood in rural Kentucky.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 91 and low of 76. Sunrise at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. []

Alexandria Ranked One of Virginia’s Richest Localities — “SmartAsset ranked Virginia localities on residents’ wealth based on three factors, and Alexandria is within the top 10.” [Patch]

Metro, City Plan Mitigation Strategies for Six-Week Shutdown — “WMATA has announced travel alternatives during major disruptions to service on the Blue and Yellow lines south of Ronald Reagan National Airport this fall as it completes the Potomac Yard Station and makes repairs to a tunnel.” [Alexandria Times]

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