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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Another week down at ALXnow.

The big stories this week was a pair of dangerous situations in public places, with injuries at AMC Hoffman Center after a man walked into a theater and threatened the crowd and a man arrested for pulling out a gun outside a West End club.

In brighter news, a new affordable housing development is set to open later this week and the city has a new spokesperson. Welcome to Alexandria, Ebony Fleming.

Top stories

  1. Several injured running out of AMC Hoffman Center movie theater on Saturday night
  2. Alexandria man arrested for allegedly brandishing handgun outside West End nightclub
  3. The Waypoint at Fairlington to open later this month
  4. Old Town Cocktail Week starts this Friday, and here’s what’s on the menu
  5. These two popular Alexandria art festivals are just around the corner
  6. City Manager picks new spokesperson for the City of Alexandria
  7. New report highlights progress at Fort Ward and a look at what’s ahead
  8. Planning Commission backs ‘Vola’s’ expansion, laments death of taco truck
  9. ACPS focusing on staff and student absenteeism
  10. Artisan market pop-up planned for Port City next weekend

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