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Notes: Alexandria nominated for ‘Best Cities’ list, voting available online

Good Monday morning, Alexandria!

🌤 Today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High of 48 and low of 38.
Tomorrow: Possible light rain in the afternoon. High of 49 and low of 37. Sunrise at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:12 pm.

🚨 You need to know

Alexandria has been nominated for Travel +Leisure’s World’s Best list in the “Cities” category.

Last year, the city was ranked as one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities in the U.S. The city came in eighth place, ahead of San Antonio and just behind Chicago.

The list described Alexandria as a “suburb of Washington D.C.” with “good food and interesting shopping.”

Supporters of the city can log in and vote online before Feb. 27.

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  2. Alexandria found success in King Street pedestrian zones, but the 200 block could be trickier (1495 views)
  3. ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria | ALXnow (510 views)
  4. Notes: What’s open and what’s closed on MLK Day (256 views)

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