Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
☔ Today’s weather: Passing showers. Overcast. Mild. High of 76 and low of 57.
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🚨 You need to know
The Alexandria police department is investigating a dead body found at the Mini U Storage facility on the 500 block of Pickett Street, WUSA9 reported.
According to WUSA9, the circumstances around the death are still under investigation but foul play is not suspected.
The investigation comes on the heels of Fairfax Police investigating two dead bodies discovered on Saturday. The first was found behind a business on the 3300 block of Glen Carlyn Drive in Falls Church. The second was in 1700 block of Mint Place in the Groveton neighborhood south of Alexandria.
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📈 Friday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for May 12, 2023.
- JUST IN: Police responding to bank robbery at Wells Fargo in Arlandria (9472 views)
- Hank’s Oyster Bar manager indicted for alleged embezzlement (3157 views)
- Notes: Fairfax Police fatally shoot man who fought with officer south of Alexandria (1488 views)
- Grand opening Saturday for 9Round Fitness kickboxing gym in Old Town (288 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Rubia’s Taco Restaurant Opens in Alexandria
Alexandria Living (Sunday @ 8:06 pm)
- Blackwall Hitch Debuts Healthy — and Delicious — Menu Options
Alexandria Living (Sunday @ 1:56 pm)
- Mary Lee Anderson, Others Honored for Service to Alexandria’s Seniors
Zebra (Saturday @ 1:44 pm)
- Find Storage Space in Alexandria: Sales Totaled $114 Million in 2022
Zebra (Friday @ 5:54 pm)
- Citing Progress, Flood Mitigation Group Presents Annual Report to Alexandria City Council
Zebra (Friday @ 4:14 pm)
- Man Fatally Shot By Cop After Alleged Attack On 2nd Cop Identified
Patch (Friday @ 2:59 pm)
- ‘I could clearly see it was a semi-automatic rifle’
Alexandria Times (Friday @ 1:32 pm)
- Featured Alexandria Pet: Sunny Has Adorable Underbite
Patch (Friday @ 12:17 pm)
- Del Ray On Most Endangered Historic Places List In Virginia
Patch (Friday @ 11:26 am)
- New Coffee Shop With Outdoor Seating Coming to 1320 Prince Street
Zebra (Friday @ 11:25 am)
- Peter Balas Leaving Alexandria Schools To Take Arlington Role
Patch (Friday @ 9:47 am)
- Ozzie Seeks a Chance at a Better Life
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 8:20 am)
- Hazel Tunneling Under Old Town
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 8:00 am)
- Weapons Screening at Middle and High Schools Starts Next Week
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 7:41 am)
- Advisory Group Largely Approves of City’s Stormwater and Flood Mitigation Plans
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 7:25 am)
🐦 Tweets of note
Keep your eyes peeled for my forthcoming movie, "LG Chocolate":https://t.co/JuuAU4nqof
— Mimi Montgomery (@mimi_montgom) May 12, 2023
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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A new development at 1604-1614 King Street, sharing a similar name with a London locale and a mediocre Overwatch map, could see a group of new condos built a stone’s…
After a flurry of activity, the Del Ray Christmas tree is finally at home at Pat Miller Neighborhood Square. The 32-foot-tall Fraser fir was lifted by a crane and installed…
French and Italian tableware and home goods boutique Crème de la Crème will open at 907 King Street in March. The Middleburg-based retailer recently signed a five-year lease with building…
Alexandrians who have been trying to flood-proof their homes should find it a little easier to get city funding. Alexandria’s Flood Mitigation Grant Program received an update in October that…
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