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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

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There was really only one story this week: The Washington Capitals and Wizards could be moving to Potomac Yard.

Even as things seemed to quiet down after Zoning for Housing, this bombshell is likely to continue to be one of the biggest stories going into 2024 and discussions at both the city and state level will continue for months to come.

That being said, this reporter is already tired of writing about it, so here are the stories.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. BREAKING: Washington Capitals and Wizards are officially moving to Potomac Yard (59192 views)
  2. Alexandria Italian eatery is Washingtonian readers’ second favorite Virginia restaurant (36326 views)
  3. Alexandria Mayor: Potomac Yard arena will have minimal parking, but Metro station currently inadequate (10294 views)
  4. Alexandria City Public Schools unveils two logo redesigns and gets skewered on social media (7139 views)
  5. Police investigate ATM stolen from 7-Eleven on Lincolnia Road (2285 views)
  6. Police investigate two gunfire incidents near Holmes Run (2215 views)

On the ALXnow podcast this week, Jo DeVoe, James Cullum and Vernon Miles discussed the Potomac Yard arena extensively. Subscribe on AppleAmazonSpotify or iHeart.

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