The big news this week was some favorite local restaurants and bars going away.
Both Mackie’s Bar and Grill and Elizabeth’s Counter are set to close in the next couple weeks. Owner Rob Krupicka is planning to replace the latter with a new comfort food restaurant called Railbird Kitchen sometime later this year, but the spot’s famed handmade donuts won’t be returning.
Further west, local bar Alley Cat is also closing next month, though the bar is scheduled to reopen in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of D.C.
- Last call: Mackie’s Bar and Grill closing in Old Town next Tuesday
- SCOOP: Elizabeth’s Counter closing, leaving donut hole in Braddock neighborhood
- 70 local restaurants are participating in Alexandria Restaurant Week
- Poll: Should the Victory Center be demolished?
- Alexandria Mayor says Youngkin’s affordable housing reform comments are positive step forward
- Robbery suspects allegedly threatened Alexandria Home Depot employee with pepper spray
- Momo Sushi & Cafe in Old Town and a number of other businesses are up for sale
- Alexandria releases guide to surviving the upcoming Metro shutdowns
- Alexandria puppy with incurable cancer finds loving home for final months
- Son allegedly pistol-whips dad over trash dispute in West End apartment
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Alexandria Women for Good donated $6,720 to Alexandria’s Community Lodgings from their first donation cycle! They toured one of the learning centers, met some of the staff and kids, and handed over a big check.
Alexandria Women for Good is a newly formed local Grapevine Giving Circle composed of local Alexandria women who make the commitment to give back to the local community regularly and intentionally. Each quarter they raise money to give to local nonprofits making a difference.
For more information visit: https://www.grapevine.org/giving- circle/3y6h4Ay/Alexandria-Women-for-Good
Pictured left to right: Laura Herron, Laura Turner, Kate Wiley from Community Lodgings, and Laura Bloodgood
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