Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
🌧️ Today’s weather: On Monday, there is a slight chance of showers after 3pm, with cloudy conditions and a high temperature of around 67°F. The north wind is expected to be between 7 and 9 mph, and the chance of precipitation is 20%. For Monday night, expect a chance of showers mainly after 9pm, accompanied by areas of fog and cloudy skies. Temperatures will reach a low of about 59°F, with a northeast wind around 10 mph, and a precipitation chance of 40%.
🚨 You need to know
The new Astro Beer Hall (4001 Campbell Avenue), with offerings from decadent donuts to extensive arcade games, opened last week in Shirlington, providing yet another reason for Alexandria to annex the small neighborhood.
Sister site ARLnow reported that the new beer hall has a coffee shop that’s open during the day, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with baked goods, a donut-frying robot, and Compass Coffee beverages. The bar, meanwhile, serves snacks, sandwiches, and salads for lunch, happy hour and dinner from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11-1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Sunday.
According to ARLnow:
Highlights include the Astronomic Burger — two 4-ounce beef patties topped with pimento cheese, fried onions, smoked bacon, pickled jalapenos and BBQ sauce — and an appetizer sampler platter with fries, deviled eggs, fried mac and cheese, chicken fingers and wings, cheeseburger sliders and fried pickles.
There are arcade games along the wall with cosmic-themed decorations.
Alexandria’s annexed territory from its neighbors and can do it again; just saying.
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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It’s been a busy week in Alexandria. Just days after Alexandria’s City Council voted unanimously to ditch single-family-only zoning, Mayor Justin Wilson announced that he would not be running for…
The days of digging through archives by address to find a historical report on a building in Alexandria could, themselves, be a thing of the past. Anyone can now easily…
Friends of Guest House needs pajamas and cozy socks for their female residents who are transitioning back to the community from prison. Realtor Maureen Clyne started the annual effort four years ago…
A 4 BD/2.5 BA home with a gas fireplace, patio and a large landscaped yard is included in Just Listed.
Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!
This show is 21+ only.
YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PHYSICAL ID. A PICTURE OF YOUR ID IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Unwrap the magic of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday all weekend at Current Boutique! Dive into luxury with exclusive deals on pre-loved designer treasures, celebrating sustainable fashion with every purchase. Whether in-store or online, indulge in guilt-free glamour and support local businesses. ✨🛍️👗
💥 Sale: 25% off everything & 50% off tall boots
📅 Date: Friday November 24 – Sunday November 26