Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!
☀️ Today’s weather: The upcoming forecast predicts sunny skies and a high temperature of nearly 78 degrees, accompanied by a north wind blowing at 8 to 10 mph. As for Thursday night, expect clear skies along with a low temperature of around 57 degrees and a north wind at 6 to 9 mph.
🚨 You need to know
The Taste of Old Town North food festival is returning next week.
The annual festival includes food and live music at Montgomery Park (901 N Royal Street) from 4-8 p.m.
“Taste of Old Town North is] a celebration of the diverse neighborhoods of greater Old Town North,” the Old Town North Community Partnership wrote, “featuring wellness demonstrations, shopping at the Old Town North Farmer’s Market, Art in the Park, wine and food tastings with local businesses and great music from local favorites.”
📈 Wednesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Sep 13, 2023.
- New apartment development in Old Town riles up nearby residents
- Alexandria considering bike lanes for Mount Vernon Trail route into Old Town
- BREAKING: One suspect charged with murder after victim from altercation dies
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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…
Step into a world of flavor, creativity and philanthropy at the upcoming Halstead Food, Wine & Art Festival on Saturday, October 7 — where every moment is dedicated to giving…
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.”