American Horticultural Society plans for future — “Following a long saga of many ups, downs, twists and turns, the American Horticultural Society is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.” [Alexandria Times]
It’s Wednesday — Rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 58 and low of 44. Sunrise at 7:09 am and sunset at 4:49 pm. [Weather.gov]
GW Parkway road diet and Mount Vernon Trail widening proposed in southern Fairfax County — “The George Washington Memorial Parkway and the mostly parallel Mount Vernon Trail could see some substantial changes, with the former being narrowed and the latter being widened.” [FFXnow]
Douglas to open coworking space in Old Town Alexandria — “The Mark, a coworking concept envisioned by Douglas Development Corp., is continuing along its path to expansion.” [Washington Business Journal]
Within days of the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on Israel, Alexandria’s City Hall was lit up with the colors of Israel. But after months of mounting civilian casualties in…
The Potomac Yard arena fight has created a fascinating mix of opponents and supporters who don’t adhere to strict political party lines. While Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin and Alexandria’s Democratic…
A 29-year-old Washington, D.C. man was arrested last month for allegedly stealing a $1,300 necklace from the First Cash Pawn shop in Alexandria’s West End and then trying to resell…
Anyone heading out this afternoon should remember to bring an umbrella: storms are likely inbound to Alexandria. The National Weather Service (NWS) said rain is likely this afternoon, mainly after…
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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.