Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!
🌤️ Today’s weather: Expect partly sunny skies and a high near 49, accompanied by a breezy southwest wind of 16-21 mph, gusting up to 39 mph. For Wednesday night, the sky will be mostly clear with a low around 31, as the west wind transitions from 8-13 mph to a light southwest wind after midnight, with gusts potentially reaching 18 mph.
🚨 You need to know
While city officials say the decision to build an arena in Potomac Yard is not final, Alexandria Living Magazine reported that a city-funded organization has hired lobbyists to support the project in Richmond.
The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, which receives city funding, has hired Two Capitols Consulting for “all matters concerning the development of the Monumental sports and entertainment district in Alexandria, VA.”
The consultants will be working on members of the General Assembly in Richmond at a time when many state leaders say they are undecided on the arena.
📈 Tuesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Jan 9, 2024.
🗞 Other local coverage
- Coastal Flooding Hits Old Town Alexandria Amid Storm
Patch (Tuesday @ 7:55 pm)
- Alexandria School Board Special Election: Baum Vs. Beaty
Patch (Tuesday @ 7:29 pm)
- Proposed Arena Prompts Sports Authority, Transportation Discussions
Patch (Tuesday @ 5:04 pm)
- Alexandria Restaurant Week (January 19-28) Menus Are Here in Online Flip Book
Zebra (Tuesday @ 2:43 pm)
- Alexandria Public Schools Change Schedule For Tuesday, Jan. 9
Patch (Tuesday @ 2:23 pm)
- Looking to Help? Check Alexandria’s Volunteer Hotlist for January 2024
Zebra (Tuesday @ 12:31 pm)
- Alexandria City High School’s Robotics Team Kicks Off 2024 Season
Zebra (Tuesday @ 12:25 pm)
- Expungement Of Criminal Records Made Easier In Alexandria
Patch (Tuesday @ 9:56 am)
- Capital Bikeshare to Expand South
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:40 am)
- Northeast Alexandria Office Building May Become Residential
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 7:29 am)
📅 Upcoming events
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ALXnow will be running a series of City Council candidate interviews through the local election filing deadline on April 4. City Councilman John Taylor Chapman says that he wants small…
As Alexandria’s City Council and School Board work to reconcile their budgets, Mayor Justin Wilson scolded School Board leadership for not taking a longer view of budgets and planning. Alexandria’s…
It’s a big (green) weekend in Alexandria! The Ballyshaners 41st Alexandria Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from the corner of King Street and St. Asaph Street at 12:15…
Washington D.C. resident Dykwon Perry Davis has been indicted by a multi-jurisdictional jury on two felony charges: abduction with intent to defile and attempted rape. Davis is charged with the…
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