Good Friday morning, Alexandria!
Some of the algorithm stuff that helps to put these “Notes” posts is on the fritz, so it’s back to doing this with human hands for today until that gets sorted.
Today’s weather: Overcast with a high of 69 and a low of 59, with showers likely later in the day.
Tomorrow: looks about the same, likely showers with a high of 77 and a low of 42.
🚨 You need to know
Hot on the heels of the Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) announcing plans to open in the West End, another veterinary facility says it will open in Old Town North.
Bond Vet, a New York-based chain of animal hospitals, is under construction at 500 Montgomery Street, Alexandria Living Magazine first reported.
The Alexandria location is the fifth in the region.
According to the website:
Our mission is to strengthen the human-animal bond through better pet care: Our clinics are warm and welcoming, our team is friendly and compassionate, and our pricing is upfront and reasonable. We offer a wide range of veterinary services including: urgent care, wellness exams, vaccinations, dental cleanings, spay/neuter, mass removal, and orthopedic surgeries.
Image via Bond Vet/Facebook
Other local coverage
- Bishop Ireton brings ‘The Music Man’ to town
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 7:25 pm)
- Gun violence in Alexandria doubles: Annual APD report reveals need for more officers
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 7:18 pm)
- Unboxing new public art
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 6:41 pm)
- Coed Alexandria Masters Soccer League Kicks Off Spring Season; New Players Welcome to Join
Zebra (Thursday @ 6:05 pm)
- Charming Old Town Alexandria Townhouse Was Completely Renovated
Patch (Thursday @ 4:58 pm)
- My View with Heather Peeler: The pandemic’s ‘long tail’
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:51 pm)
- At-large elections silence minority voices
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:44 pm)
- We need a Times story on Amazon
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:39 pm)
- Richmond Highway Standoff Involved Abduction Suspect: Police
Patch (Thursday @ 4:35 pm)
- Our View: Artfully done
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:35 pm)
- Three foolproof ways to add value to your home
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:29 pm)
- Seminar on Historic Easements
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:22 pm)
- Alexandria Celebrates Women awards
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:18 pm)
- Senior Services of Alexandria hosts annual gala
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:15 pm)
- Women’s Leadership Forum
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:12 pm)
- Upcoming Potomac River cleanup
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:07 pm)
- Arrival of the Golden Rule
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 4:01 pm)
- Nepenthe Gallery celebrates anniversary
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 3:57 pm)
- ACHS students honored with award
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 3:53 pm)
- Man shot on March 16
Alexandria Times (Thursday @ 3:47 pm)
- Patricia “Ms. Pat” Morgan Celebrated as “Heart of Samuel W. Tucker Elementary” and for 42 Years of Custodial Service in Alexandria Schools
Zebra (Thursday @ 3:46 pm)
- King Street Trolley Extension Envisioned In Future Service Plan
Patch (Thursday @ 10:38 am)
- Alexandria to Launch Curbside Compost Program
Alexandria Living (Thursday @ 8:04 am)
Tweets of note
Train traffic was stopped in both directions this evening at Alexandria due to a vehicle striking the railroad bridge over King Street. The bridge needed to be checked by a CSX bridge inspector before traffic was released. This created a le https://t.co/oBYcwutSRV
— Virginia Railway Express (@VaRailExpress) March 30, 2023
Like 1799 Prime Steak and Seafood, Hotel AKA (625 First Street) in Old Town North is heading to city review for a permit to dramatically upscale some courtyard seating. The…
Alexandria’s DASH bus network isn’t the only transit agency going through changes: the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Better Bus initiative could impact Alexandria riders. Route 10B runs from Ballston…
More details have been released on the method the former general manager of Hank’s Oyster Bar in Old Town used to allegedly steal $600,000 from the company. The 53-year-old former…
Ask McEnearney discusses home inspection issues and which issues would be a deal breaker.
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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