Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!
⛅️ Today’s weather: There’s a 30% chance of showers after 3pm, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 86. Winds will be calm, turning southwest at 5 mph in the afternoon. On Tuesday night, expect a 60% chance of showers and a possible thunderstorm after 9pm, with mostly cloudy skies, a low of 68, and winds from the south at 6 mph becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and a quarter of an inch are expected, with higher amounts possible during thunderstorms.
🚨 You need to know
The plans for new Amazon Fresh grocery stores around Alexandria may have expired.
After months of uncertainty, Alexandria Living Magazine reported that the plans for Amazon Fresh locations in Potomac Yard and Bailey’s Crossroads are no more.
Amazon Fresh was announced in 2021 as a replacement to the Potomac Yard Shoppers at 3801 Richmond Highway. The Potomac Yard location was almost fully complete when the company started rolling back the budding grocery store chain.
While it’s not known yet what will happen to the Potomac Yard location, Alexandria Living Magazine said the Bailey’s Crossroads one at 5821 Crossroads will be converted into a Golf Galaxy, meaning Alexandrians won’t have to drive far to get their golfing gear.
Golf Galaxy is a golfing chain with clubs and other equipment, along with indoor driving ranges, lessons and more.
Image via Google Maps
📈 Monday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Sep 11, 2023.
- Notes: Italian restaurant reopens in Del Ray after pandemic closure
- Alexandria and Arlington celebrating joint bridge building effort at Arlandria Pizza Hut
- Old Town art gallery hosted live events since 2021, now wants city permission
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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…
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.
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.”