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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It was another busy week in Alexandria. The fallout of Wilson’s announcement that he would not run for reelection continues, with two City Council members — Vice Mayor Amy Jackson…
A small but dedicated team of volunteers spent last Saturday clearing trash from Holmes Run near the Charles Beatley Library. The City of Alexandria celebrated twelve volunteers who helped in…
With the advent of virtual learning in public schools during the Covid pandemic, it seemed like snow days would become a thing of the past. In late 2021, Alexandria said…
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Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!
This show is 21+ only.
YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PHYSICAL ID. A PICTURE OF YOUR ID IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.