Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!
☔ Today’s weather: Possible light rain in the evening and overnight. High of 47 and low of 41.
☔ Tomorrow: Rain in the evening and overnight. High of 63 and low of 41. Sunrise at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:07 pm.
🚨 You need to know
Dog owners be alert: a veterinarian office in Alexandria is reporting that a case of canine influenza is on the rise in the area.
The VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital reported that the outbreak has affected dog boarding services, Patch first reported. The disease is typically non-fatal, but it can take up to two or three weeks to recover. The dog may experience symptoms like a cough, runny nose, fever, lethargy, eye discharge and a reduced appetite.
For dogs that do get the flu, a Washington Post guide suggested isolating dogs at home and keeping them from sharing toys, beds, or bowls with other dogs.
📈 Tuesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Jan 10, 2023.
- Notes: New bill could kill snow days in Virginia for good (13575 views)
- D.C. man arrested after armed carjacking on S. Van Dorn Street (1675 views)
- SCOOP: A new French bistro is opening in the heart of Del Ray in two weeks (990 views)
- Next week sees the return of dueling ‘restaurant weeks’ in Alexandria (241 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Alexandria’s Favorite Pizza
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 6:05 pm)
- Alexandria Auction House Hosting Jan. 17 Event To Benefit Medical Scholarship for Native Americans
Zebra (Tuesday @ 4:55 pm)
- Fairfax Officials Review Significant Redevelopment Ideas for Richmond Highway, Rose Hill and Beyond
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 4:45 pm)
- On Sale Now: Ayo and Rochelle Rice Starring in ‘First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald’ at Signature Theatre Jan 31 – Feb 5
Zebra (Tuesday @ 3:59 pm)
- Child Predator Sting Results In 7 Arrests By Fairfax County Police
Patch (Tuesday @ 11:54 am)
- Dog Flu Infections Prompt Warning From Alexandria Veterinarian
Patch (Tuesday @ 10:51 am)
- Come Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr at 50th Annual Commemorative Program Sunday, Jan. 15
Zebra (Tuesday @ 10:45 am)
- George Washington’s Birthday Parade Set for Feb. 20
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:32 am)
- Ukrainian Family Flees War and Chooses Alexandria as New Home
Zebra (Tuesday @ 12:10 am)
🐦 Tweets of note
Next Monday, while I’m out of town, I’ll be doing a morning of volunteer work in Alexandria, VA, with @MtVernonFriends.
Removing invasive plant species along a bike trail is a perfect match for me. Join me or volunteer to do something you love! #DC #MLKDay https://t.co/ekOWb91Osc
— Mayor John J. Bauters (@JohnBauters) January 10, 2023
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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It was another busy week in Alexandria. The fallout of Wilson’s announcement that he would not run for reelection continues, with two City Council members — Vice Mayor Amy Jackson…
A small but dedicated team of volunteers spent last Saturday clearing trash from Holmes Run near the Charles Beatley Library. The City of Alexandria celebrated twelve volunteers who helped in…
With the advent of virtual learning in public schools during the Covid pandemic, it seemed like snow days would become a thing of the past. In late 2021, Alexandria said…
A 4 BD/4.5 BA brick townhome with four finished levels, multiple fireplaces and a brick patio is included in Just Listed.
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Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-time Executive Director to lead our organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who can oversee day-to-day operations, drive fundraising efforts, and cultivate relationships with stakeholders. This is a 1099 position; Remote position with ability to attend DMV events; 8-10 hours a week; $35-40/per hour.
Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!
This show is 21+ only.
YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PHYSICAL ID. A PICTURE OF YOUR ID IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.