Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!
🌤 Today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High of 53 and low of 41.
☔ Tomorrow: Rain in the evening and overnight. High of 65 and low of 42. Sunrise at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:31 pm.
🚨 You need to know
Alexandria Living Magazine first reported that reopening signs are up in the windows of Del Ray Italian restaurant Rosemarino D’Italia (1905 Mt Vernon Avenue).
The restaurant closed the doors of the Del Ray location in July 2021 due to lingering challenges from the Covid pandemic. While the Del Ray location closed, the one in Dupont Circle in D.C. remained open.
Now, signs in the window say the restaurant is coming back. No opening date is posted on the signs or on the restaurant’s social media.
Patch reported in December that the restaurant could have a soft reopening in the Spring, with a revamped interior and a new menu that will initially match the Dupont location, but will eventually branch off into something different.
Image via Rosemarino D’Italia/Facebook
📈 Wednesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Mar 29, 2023.
- City of Alexandria lays out power plant demolition plans and uncertainties (1185 views)
- Alexandria Police Department wants all officers to wear body-worn cameras by January (781 views)
- Notes: Alexandria launches new composting pilot program for city residents (223 views)
- Old Town Business Improvement District finishing March with 2/3 of the support it needs (124 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Rosemarino D’Italia to Reopen in Del Ray
Alexandria Living (Wednesday @ 10:45 pm)
- Virginia’s 90th Historic Garden Week Includes Alexandria Tour
Patch (Wednesday @ 3:37 pm)
- Overall Violent Crimes Down, Gun Crimes Up In Alexandria: Police
Patch (Wednesday @ 2:11 pm)
- Animal Hospital to Open in Old Town North
Alexandria Living (Wednesday @ 11:30 am)
- Obituary: Mollie Bass Abraham, 96, an Alexandria Living Legend and Community Guiding Light
Zebra (Wednesday @ 12:46 am)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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In some ways, it wasn’t a great week for shops around Alexandria. Three Alexandria stores had drivers crash into them this week. At the Bradlee Shopping Center, a driver was…
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Parents and teachers at a School Board meeting last night said the rollout of a new plan to split specialist teachers across schools has been an unmitigated disaster. The change…
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.
Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on