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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. [Weather.gov]

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]

Recent Stories

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No arrests were made or injuries reported after a hail of gunfire was reported in the Braddock neighborhood of Alexandria on Wednesday night, according to the Alexandria Police Department. Multiple…

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Celtic Corridor in Concert at the Lyceum

Billy McComiskey, on button accordion, National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Award winner, All-Ireland Award winner, who has played with the Irish groups The Irish Tradition, Trian, and Green Fields of America. Billy’s playing is highly regarded as are his

Vintage Night Market

We’re pulling out the stops to give you a fun and exciting shopping experience! The artistic walls of Galactic Panther offer up an eclectic buzz for a night of shopping. We hav elocal vendors and small businesses waiting to provide

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