Good Friday morning, Alexandria!
🌤️ Today’s weather: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke before noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. At night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
🚨 You need to know
The chain focuses on Neapolitan pizza with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, describing it as “the real thing” on their menu. Zebra reported the new location is opening at 700 Slaters Lane, formerly the location of Sam’s Custom Cleaners.
In a poll last October, a plurality of ALXnow readers said there is not enough good pizza in Alexandria. At the same time, the glut of pizza places coming into Alexandria has become something of a running joke in the city. It was even referenced multiple times in a City Council discussion on the Duke Street transitway.
— Becky Hammer (@beckyhammer) June 30, 2023
Come to Alexandria, which inexplicably has a strong pizza brand.
— Brian Kelley (@BrianKelleySays) June 28, 2023
📈 Thursday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Jun 29, 2023.
- Man assaulted and robbed inside McDonald’s on S. Van Dorn Street (1050 views)
- Code Red: Smoke shuts down Alexandria outdoor pools and moves summer camp activities indoors (712 views)
- Notes: Founding Farmers coming to Oakville Triangle development (516 views)
- What’s Up in Alexandria This Weekend: June 30- July 4 (318 views)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today and this weekend in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
- 12:00 pm Friday: The Haiku Project Contest & Event
A look at the smallest and largest homes sold in Alexandria last month, August 2023.
With emergency medical incidents taking up nearly 75% of calls for service, the Alexandria Fire Department (AFD) is planning to redeploy some of its resources, Fire Chief Corey Smedley tells…
From the 21st Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival to Oysterfest 2023, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Alexandria. Here’s a look at what’s happening for events, live music,…
The Alexandria Police Department (APD) said one man was injured in a robbery near the Mark Center. APD said the victim sustained minor injuries. Two male suspects reportedly attacked the…
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Our local therapy practice is delighted to welcome Stacey Cali, Resident in Counseling, who has openings now for new clients. Stacey specializes in therapy for women, couples, teens and families. A graduate of George Mason University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters Program, Stacey is also passionate about working with people with addiction.
Stacey’s approach: “Therapy’s a powerful combination of reflection, support and action. You’ll find sessions are filled with empowerment, compassion, goal setting and a metaphorical shovel to dig deep to find the root of your difficulties and how to move past them.”
Adds Stacey, “As a therapist who works with women, teens, couples and families, I use a personalized style of counseling, tailored to you as an individual. You’re the expert in your life, I’m just here to guide you towards transformation and healing.”