Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!
🌥 Today’s weather: Overcast. Cool. High of 61 and low of 45.
🌥 Tomorrow: Overcast. Cool. High of 61 and low of 44. Sunrise at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:02 pm.
🚨 You need to know
Like Starsky and Hutch or Turner and Hooch, ABC7 reported that Alexandria and Prince George’s County police are working together on violent crime issues.
ABC7 reported that Prince George’s County Councilmember Edward Burroughs said that “crime has no borders” and localities need to work together as a region if they want to combat the problem.
Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson said the city has been working closely with officials at National Harbor on violent crimes, ABC7 said.
Over the past year, crime has increased at National Harbor by 108%, according to ABC7.
Recently there have been multiple incidents at the MGM Casino at National Harbor. There was an attempted armed carjacking and stabbing outside the casino. In another incident, masked men fled the casino after seizing gaming chips.
📈 Tuesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for May 2, 2023.
- New tool maps out income and racial inequality across Alexandria (894 views)
- Upcoming free tour explores the hidden history of Alexandria’s Parker-Gray neighborhood (406 views)
- JUST IN: ACPS to announce new superintendent on Thursday | ALXnow (388 views)
- Notes: Best brunch options in Old Town for Mother’s Day | ALXnow (142 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Register by June 17 for Afterschool Programs in Alexandria
Zebra (Tuesday @ 4:33 pm)
- Feedback On Open Space Sought For Alexandria Power Plant Redevelopment
Patch (Tuesday @ 4:04 pm)
- Old Town Farmers Market: Thriving for 270 Years
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 2:35 pm)
- Maternal Mental Health: MedStar Georgetown Holding May 9 Fundraiser for Its Program Helping New Moms
Zebra (Tuesday @ 2:01 pm)
- Alexandria Star Student Thrives In Leadership Positions
Patch (Tuesday @ 1:06 pm)
- Eugene Simpson Stadium Park Renovation Proposal To Get Public Hearing
Patch (Tuesday @ 12:41 pm)
- Hit-And-Run Kills Alexandria Driver On I-295 In DC
Patch (Tuesday @ 9:29 am)
- Asian Dance Showcase May 2 at The Athenaeum Kicks Off Asian Heritage Month in Alexandria
Zebra (Tuesday @ 9:07 am)
- Zoning for Housing Community Engagement Meeting May 10
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:14 am)
- Alexandria West Planning Continues with Community Meeting
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:03 am)
- Hilco Seeks Community Feedback on New Parks
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 6:52 am)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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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