Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
☔ Today’s weather: Passing showers. Overcast. Mild. High of 76 and low of 57.
☔ Tomorrow: Showers late. Overcast. Mild. High of 74 and low of 59. Sunrise at 5:55 am and sunset at 8:13 pm.
🚨 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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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