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Wellness service opening in Bradlee Shopping Center — “Restore Hyper Wellness, which provides services such as compression and infrared sauna, will hold its grand opening in Alexandria.” [Patch]

It’s Wednesday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 69 and low of 52. Sunrise at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. [Weather.gov]

Inova gets high marks in patient care — “Inova Alexandria and Mount Vernnon received high marks for patient care in Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grade report.” [Patch]

Wegmans opening today in Carlyle — “Wegmans grocery store will be opening Wednesday, May 11 at 9 a.m., the company has announced.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

 

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New Wegmans partners with ALIVE — “As an effort to reduce food waste, the Wegmans store in the Carlyle neighborhood will provide unused food donations to ALIVE.” [Patch]

It’s Tuesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 67 and low of 48. Sunrise at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. [Weather.gov]

Protestors rally outside Justice Alito’s home — “Protestors chanted ‘Our bodies, our choice,’ and ‘We are not your incubators’ as they walked through Justice Alito’s Alexandria neighborhood.” [Fox5]

Alexandria hosts ‘National Fentanyl Awareness Day’ — “Alexandria is recognizing the first annual National Fentanyl Awareness Day Monday in an attempt to raise awareness about fentanyl-laced drugs.”[WUSA9]

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Dueling message signs pop up in Old Town — “A community that has often stayed above the culture wars questions whether a dueling war of words exposes division.” [Washington Post]

It’s Monday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 62 and low of 45. Sunrise at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:10 pm. [Weather.gov]

20k in eyeglasses stolen from Belle Haven store — “Fairfax County Police are looking for four men caught on camera stealing over $20,000 worth of eyeglass frames from a MyEyeDr. store” [WTOP]

Early voting in Alexandria guide — “Early voting underway in Virginia’s primary election. What you need to know.” [WJLA]

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place in Alexandria this weekend:

  • 611 Cameron Street, Old Town
    5 BR/4.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Brick end-unit, side brick patio, floor-to-ceiling bookcase
    Listed: $2,200,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Jennifer Lloyd Miller – TTR Sotheby’s International Realty)
  • 3100 Wilson Avenue, Del Ray
    4 BR/3.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Custom oak staircase, finished basement, balcony
    Listed: $1,349,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Judy Shenefield – Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
  • 514 Hilltop Terrace, Old Town
    4 BR/2 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Hardwood floors, new roof, two-stories
    Listed: $1,030,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-4 p.m. (Long & Foster)
  • 422 Stabler Lane
    4 BR/3 BA,2 half bath Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Four levels, dark hardwood floors, extra long kitchen island
    Listed: $899,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Laura MacDonald – EXP Realty, LLC)
  • 217 Oronoco Street
    1 BR/1.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: New carpet, full attic storage, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $629,900
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Jolee Rubin – Coldwell Banker Realty)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

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Alexandria man cited bringing knives to airport — “Bringing a large stash of knives to the airport probably wasn’t the sharpest idea, in retrospect.” [ARLnow]

It’s Friday — Rain throughout the day. High of 64 and low of 57. Sunrise at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:07 pm. [Weather.gov]

Driver dies in I-395 crash — “A driver died in a crash on Interstate 395 in Alexandria Sunday, according to Virginia State Police.” [Patch]

Planet Fitness offering free workouts for ACHS students — “Virginia teens can work out at Planet Fitness for free May 16 through Aug. 31 as part of the company’s High School Summer Pass initiative.” [Patch]

New book details history of The Birchmere — “Now in its third location in Alexandria, the Birchmere has a sound that’s prized by both the artists who play there and the customers who listen.” [Washington Post]

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Parklet planned for Mt. Vernon Plaza — “The shopping center along Richmond Highway will gain a 3,200-square-foot space with seating, green space and other features.” [Patch]

It’s Thursday — Possible light rain overnight. High of 67 and low of 57. Sunrise at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. [Weather.gov]

ACHS student wins C-SPAN documentary contest — “C-SPAN will Visit Alexandria City High School Wednesday to recognize 2021, 2022 winners.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

New Undersheriff appointed — “Following the retirement of Undersheriff Tim Gleeson last week, Sheriff Sean Casey has appointed Robyn Nichols as Undersheriff.” [Facebook]

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Church lawsuit could stall Arlandria development — “The Catholic Diocese of Arlington is suing Alexandria over a land dispute.” [WUSA9]

It’s Wednesday — Possible light rain in the morning. High of 76 and low of 60. Sunrise at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. [Weather.gov]

Blue and White Carry Out gets a profile — “Blue and White Cary Out has an undeniably modest exterior, but rest assured this place packs a mean punch when it comes to flavor and recipes.” [Only In Your State]

Last Carlyle Crossing building starts pre-leasing — “The third of the mixed-use development’s residential buildings is preparing for move-ins as the Wegmans store opens next week.” [Patch]

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125K meals packaged for families in need — “The Islamic Relief USA yearly Ramadan event made its comeback bigger and better than before, after taking a two-year break due to the pandemic.” [NBC4]

It’s Tuesday — Rain overnight. High of 74 and low of 57. Sunrise at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. [Weather.gov]

Urban Institute study examines cost of living in Alexandria — “A new Urban Institute study examined low-income housing in Alexandria, Virginia, to look for new answers to an age-old question.” [Bloomberg]

Del Ray cafe makes big donation — “Ten years ago, Margaret and Laurent Janowsky renovated a 1925 bungalow and opened Del Ray Café at 205 East Howell Avenue… to celebrate that milestone, they are giving back in a big way, by donating 5% of all May sales to ACT for Alexandria.” [Zebra]

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Catholic diocese sues Alexandria over affordable housing development — “Three months later, that plan is facing a legal challenge by one of its neighbors, which also happens to serve many of the residents who might benefit from the two-building complex: the local Catholic church.” [Washington Post]

It’s Monday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 76 and low of 61. Sunrise at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. [Weather.gov]

Local landowners unclear on new shoreline laws — “Some property owners along Virginia’s tidal waterways are concerned that a recent change in state law has muddied the waters for managing their shorelines.” [Bay Journal]

Alexandria man killed in Delaware crash — “An 80-year-old Alexandria, Virginia, man was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer Wednesday near Bridgeville, according to Delaware State Police.” [Delaware Online]

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place in Alexandria this weekend:

  • 1011 N Washington Street, Old Town
    5 BR/4.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Gas fireplace, private patio, wine cellar
    Listed: $2,495,000
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Katharine Patterson – McEnearney Associates)
  • 312 S Washington Street #602, Old Town
    3 BR/2 BA Condo
    Noteworthy: Penthouse unit, oak hardwood floors, private rooftop terrace
    Listed: $1,700,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-6 p.m. (Keri Shull – Optime Realty)
  • 1309 Dogwood Drive
    4 BR/3 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Deck, back patio, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $1,199,999
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Melissa Schultz – Weichert, REALTORS)
  • 3 Potomac Court, Old Town
    2 BR/2.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Separate garden lot, pine floors, brick patio
    Listed: $995,000
    Open: Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Peter Crouch – McEnearney Associates)
  • 5867 Doris Drive, Dowden Terrace
    5 BR/4 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Two levels, fully finished basement, two fireplaces
    Listed: $889,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Casey Shaw – McEnearney Associates)
  • 1114 Portner Road, Old Town
    2 BR/2 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Plantation shutters, hardwood floors, renovated bathroom
    Listed: $769,900
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Jason Quimby – KW Metro Center)
  • 115 Mount Vernon Avenue, Rosemont
    2 BR/1.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Brick end unit, fenced front yard, private backyard
    Listed: $675,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-2 p.m. (Anna-Louisa Yon – Compass)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

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