Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!
☀️ Today’s weather: Frost will clear by 10 a.m., making way for a sunny day with a high near 51. A northwest wind will shift to a westerly direction at approximately 6 mph in the afternoon. The night will be clear, with temperatures dropping to around 34 and a south wind at 5 mph.
🚨 You need to know
Dog-friendly bar Barkhaus (529 E. Howell Avenue) has been a lone wolf since opening just off Route 1 in 2020, but the Washington Business Journal reported the restaurant is joining the Bark Social pack.
Bark Social is a budding chain with three locations across Bethesda, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Barkhaus will be converted to the fourth Bark Social, with more planned in Maryland and California.
Washington Business Journal said that while Barkhaus will rebrand as Bark Social and gain some of that chain’s services, Barkhaus’ full kitchen will remain in place and possibly be added to other Bark Social locations.
The change is planned to happen over time, the Washington Business Journal reported, rather than an abrupt overnight rebranding.
Photo via Barkhaus/Facebook
📈 Wednesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Nov 1, 2023.
- UPDATED: Alexandria City High School students dismissed early due to possible bomb threat (6930 views)
- Alexandria man allegedly beaten, robbed and forced to strip naked at knifepoint in West End (6075 views)
- Former manager of Hanks Oyster Bar in Old Town pleads guilty to embezzling $680K (4420 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- November 2023
Alexandria Times (Wednesday @ 4:23 pm)
- Alexandria Fall Festival Returns In 2023 At River Farm
Patch (Wednesday @ 4:15 pm)
- Bomb Threat Investigated At Alexandria City High School
Patch (Wednesday @ 12:31 pm)
- Virginia is 4th Likely State to Go Cashless First According to Survey
Zebra (Wednesday @ 10:25 am)
- Children, Seniors Share Halloween Fun At Retirement Community
Patch (Wednesday @ 9:43 am)
- SIGN UP: Accupuncturists Without Borders Offering Free Community Healing Event November 10
Zebra (Wednesday @ 8:56 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