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Notes: Best brunch options in Old Town for Mother’s Day

Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!

Today’s weather: Passing showers. Overcast. Cool. High of 54 and low of 43.
Tomorrow: Passing showers. Cloudy. Cool. High of 54 and low of 43. Sunrise at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:01 pm.

🚨 You need to know

Mother’s Day is right around the corner (Sunday, May 14) and for those looking to make their reservations in Old Town, Patch has a new guide on some of the best spots.

Patch put together a list of nearly 40 local spots around Old Town that are taking reservations, from Ada’s to Vola’s.

But wait, there’s more: the list also has a few chain restaurants in or near Alexandria included at the bottom along with their seasonal or Mother’s Day-specific specials.

Chocolate cake at 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood in at 110 S. Pitt Street in Old Town. (Courtesy photo)

📈 Monday’s most read

The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for May 1, 2023.

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  2. Teen arrested for attempted carjacking on Duke Street (1558 views)
  3. No arrest after shots fired in Landmark area Sunday morning (484 views)
  4. City holds ribbon cutting for ‘West End City Hall’ honoring Del Pepper | ALXnow (252 views)

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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:, 770.789.3534.

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