Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!
🌤️ Today’s weather: Expect increasing clouds throughout the day with a high temperature near 70 degrees and a gentle west wind ranging from 3 to 6 mph. In the evening, the sky will become partly cloudy and the temperature will drop to around 49 degrees, accompanied by calm winds.
🚨 You need to know
On Friday, Oct. 6, around 5:45 p.m., Valentine was shot and killed inside a car at the 6800 block of Haven Avenue.
Valentine was pronounced dead at the scene.
A nearby Oxon Hill High School football game was postponed and briefly on lockdown after the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call 301-516-2512 or submit a tip online.
📈 Tuesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Oct 10, 2023.
- BREAKING: Foot pursuit ends with arrest in Del Ray apartment building (6612 views)
- Alexandria looking for state help to fix its dangerous T-intersections (3155 views)
- Convicted felon arrested in Del Ray for alleged weapon, drug possession and wearing a mask (2932 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Donate Blood at FireWorks Pizza Oct. 16; INOVA Blood Donor Services in Desperate Need
Zebra (Tuesday @ 9:00 pm)
- DC Guide For Neurodiverse Kids Created By Alexandria Family
Patch (Tuesday @ 4:14 pm)
- Special Olympians Swim 15.3 Miles from DC to Alexandria
Zebra (Tuesday @ 2:32 pm)
- Del Ray Halloween Parade 2023: Route, Contest Details
Patch (Tuesday @ 9:47 am)
- District Dogs to Open in Carlyle Area
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 8:15 am)
- Panhandling Could Become Legal Again
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 8:00 am)
- Pride of Baltimore II to Visit Alexandria
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:43 am)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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