Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
⛈️ Today’s weather: There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm Partly sunny with a high of 91°F. Showers are likely tonight with a possible thunderstorm.
🚨 You need to know
Yunnan By Potomac, a noodle shop at 814 N. Fairfax Street that was named one of the 100 best restaurants in the country on Yelp, is heading up to Arlington thanks to the planned redevelopment of the Montgomery Center.
The restaurant is planning to open in the new Milton building along 15th Street S. in Pentagon City by March 2024, owner Shao Bruce told ARLnow.
Yunnan By Potomac specializes in Mixian, a braised meat and broth noodle dish from southwest China. The restaurant opened in Alexandria in 2019 and the owner said the current location will remain open until March 2024.
The noodle restaurant is one of several thriving businesses in the Montgomery Center that are being dislocated, including Wheel Nuts, Seichou Karate and A La Lucia. The new development will include 327 residential units and 25,273 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Photo via Yunnan By Potomac/Facebook
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If you had a chance to enhance a child’s future with a time commitment of less than 2 hours a week, how would you respond? You have that opportunity right now to join over 200 Alexandrians as a reading tutor volunteer with the Alexandria Tutoring Consortium (ATC).
ATC tutors work with one child in kindergarten, first, or second grade in Alexandria public schools who need extra help with reading. Tutors meet with their Book Buddy 1-2 times each week for 30 minutes October-May at school, during school hours. Many struggling readers only receive one-on-one instruction through this program, and it makes all the difference. Last year, ATC served 195 children, of whom 82% ended the year reading on grade level and 96% made substantial reading gains. But the need is great, and we are still seeing learning lags from the pandemic.
This year, ATC plans to significantly increase the size of the program to reach over 250 students and to serve every elementary school in Alexandria. This is very exciting news, but we will only succeed if we can recruit more tutors. ATC trains you, matches you with a child, and provides ongoing lesson materials and support.
If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!
In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!
We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.
Mark your calendars and join us for the Family Fun Fall Fest on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 11am – 2pm!
This FREE in-person event will be held at the Shoppes at Foxchase, located at 4641 Duke St, Alexandria, VA