It’s been a pretty short week, what with Independence Day on Tuesday, but even over the last three days there’s been plenty of news around Alexandria.
Unfortunately, a fair amount of that was not good news. An Alexandria resident, a former interpreter who fled Afghanistan with his family and worked with Lyft, was murdered in D.C. Surveillance video shows four people running from the scene, with one of them telling another “You killed him” and the other responding “He was reaching, bro.”
A $25,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
The most-read stories this week were:
- No arrests after armed carjacking this morning on King Street
- Alexandria Police investigating homicide after assault victim dies
- Reward offered for information about murder of Alexandria resident in D.C.
- Alexandria homeowners can get a tax exemption by installing solar this summer
- Mayor: Bailing out Metro’s budget shortfall will mean ‘pain all around’
- Notes: GoFundMe established for family whose three-year-old fell from window last week
- Italian restaurant ‘A La Lucia’ closing by end of the year in Old Town North
- Man shot Friday night near Braddock Road Metro station
- Notes: Old Town office building could be latest residential redevelopment
- Poll: Should fireworks stay illegal in Alexandria?
A look at the smallest and largest homes sold in Alexandria last month, January 2024.
The City of Alexandria wants federal help to make the stretch of Seminary Road northwest of I-395 safer. The City Council is slated to review a grant application to the…
Here’s your weekly look at the events, live music, and entertainment that are happening around Alexandria this weekend; enjoy! Are you organizing an event? Submit events to ALXnow. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY…
While pro-Potomac Yard arena advocates and lobbyists are making the rounds in Richmond, a group of locals are also knocking on doors in the legislature fighting against the arena. Former…
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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.
Again this year, The Critical Mass, LLC, the Made in ALX store and local Ukrainian-American artists are throwing a Pysanky Party — and partnering on a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Razom for Ukraine.
The free event, from 5 –