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Fall Arrives at MGM National Harbor — “The casino and resort is celebrating autumn with the flavors, florals and magic of the season.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Tuesday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 69 and low of 55. Sunrise at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:59 pm. [Weather.gov]

5 New Houses For Sale In The Old Town Alexandria Area — “Looking to scope out the market? Check out what the newest houses in Old Town Alexandria have to offer.” [Patch]

Stratford Univ. students in Alexandria demand answers as school prepares to close — “Over 100 Stratford University students packed the school’s Alexandria campus Monday afternoon, looking for answers about their future after the for-profit college announced Friday that it would be closing all three of its local campuses by the end of the week.” [WTOP]

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Alexandria Schools Accredited: With Conditions — “Virginia’s annual accreditation of schools is based on academic achievement, achievement gaps, and student engagement and outcome factors.” [Patch]

It’s Monday — Clear throughout the day. High of 73 and low of 58. Sunrise at 7:01 am and sunset at 7:01 pm. [Weather.gov]

The Clay Queen Pottery to Close After 22 Years — “Renee Altman, who has run The Clay Queen Pottery for 22 years on Mount Vernon Ave. in Del Ray, announced her retirement.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Alexandria’s Business Professionals Connect Over Coffee — “ALX Chamber of Commerce hosted morning networking event” [Zebra]

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

  • 3608 Orlando Place, Beverley Forest
    6 BR/5.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Waterfall kitchen island, hidden walk-in pantry, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $1,949,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-2 p.m. (Elizabeth Lucchesi – Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.)
  • 306 N Columbus Street, Old Town
    4 BR/2.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Brick end unit, walled secret garden, brick patio
    Listed: $1,395,000
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Fouad Talout – Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.)
  • 1216 W Braddock Road, Temple Terrace
    4 BR/2.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Brick, breakfast/sunroom, refinished hardwood floors
    Listed: $1,099,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Erin Johnson – Compass)
  • 5208 Richenbacher Avenue, Brookville Seminary Valley
    5 BR/3 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Four levels, fenced rear yard, concrete driveway
    Listed: $980,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Heidi Kabler – Weichert Realtors)
  • 335 Ashby Street, Del Ray
    3 BR/2.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: End unit, finished lower level, updated full bath
    Listed: $850,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-2 p.m. (Kristin Francis – KW Metro Center)
  • 806 Bashford Lane, Old Town
    2 BR/1.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Brick, two fireplaces, private patio
    Listed: $794,900
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Allen Miller – RLAH Properties)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

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Browne Academy Opens Health and Wellness Center — “Yesterday afternoon (Sept. 20) Browne Academy announced the opening of its Health and Wellness Center. As society emerges from the pandemic and learns how it affected the mental wellbeing of the child, Browne recognized the importance of having resources readily available to meet their students’ needs.” [Zebra]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 65 and low of 51. Sunrise at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:06 pm. [Weather.gov]

NoVA Weekend Events — “This weekend brings the opening of Fields of Fear at Cox Farms, Grilled Cheese, Bacon & Beer Festival, fall festivals, Oktoberfest and more.” [Patch]

Del Ray’s Sweet Relief Celebrates Rebranding With Ribbon Cutting — “After rebranding, Sweet Relief will hold a ribbon cutting with fitness classes, vendors and more on Saturday in Del Ray.” [Patch]

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Teen confesses to Fairfax murder — “An 18-year-old has confessed to shooting and killing a 19-year-old outside an apartment complex in the Woodlawn section of Alexandria, Virginia over the weekend, according to Fairfax County Police.” [FOX5]

It’s Thursday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 78 and low of 61. Sunrise at 6:58 am and sunset at 7:07 pm. [Weather.gov]

Historic Alexandria Homes Tour Returns For 80th Year — “The long-running tour features a look inside Old Town Alexandria homes with proceeds benefiting Inova Alexandria Hospital.” [Patch]

$1.9 Million Awarded to 18 Alexandria Nonprofits for Community Access and Emergency Support Grants — “The City of Alexandria and ACT for Alexandria are giving $1.9 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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National Voter Registration Day Held Ahead Of VA Midterms, Local Races — “It’s National Voter Registration Day as Virginia voters prepare for congressional and local races in the November general election.” [Patch]

It’s Wednesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 84 and low of 64. Sunrise at 6:57 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. [Weather.gov]

Living the Vida Style at Old Town’s Newest Consignment Boutique — “The consignment shop emphasizes inclusivity, sustainability and supporting small businesses.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Alexandria, Virginia, Office To Be Converted Into Apartments After $35 Million Sale — “American Real Estate Partners Plans 200 Units in Heart of Old Town” [CoStar]

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Multifamily Units Approved on King Street — “Alexandria City Council made several notable decisions at its Saturday meeting, including an approval of multifamily residential units on King Street and denial of an appeal to remove nine parking spaces on Polk Avenue.” [Patch]

It’s Tuesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 81 and low of 67. Sunrise at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:10 pm. [Weather.gov]

Key Dates for Upcoming Election — “The only 2022 election in Alexandria will be the 8th congressional district as redrawn maps take effect with midterm elections.” [Patch]

Rethinking Juvenile Justice — “Alexandria detention facility may be consolidated as part of statewide effort.” [Alexandria Gazette]

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Teen Killed in Fairfax — “Police are investigating a shooting outside an apartment complex in the Woodlawn section of [Fairfax] that left a 19-year-old man dead.” [FOX5]

It’s Monday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 83 and low of 66. Sunrise at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:12 pm. [Weather.gov]

Save the Date(s): Can’t-Miss Holiday Happenings — “Visit Alexandria previews some of Alexandria’s signature holiday events.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Streaming Towards Change — “On Saturday, the city held the first Consensus Building Group meeting to discuss possible future design plans and outcomes for Taylor Run and Strawberry Run.” [Alexandria Times]

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

  • 214 S Henry Street, Old Town
    4 BR/4.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Private enclosed backyard, fireplace
    Listed: $2,375,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Ana rivas-Beck – Weichert Realtors)
  • 19 W Wyatt Avenue, Del Ray
    4 BR/3 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Private deck, hot tub, covered front porch
    Listed: $1,375,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Cynthia Clemmer – McEnearney Associates)
  • 304 S West Street, Old Town
    3 BR/3.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Private brick walled patio, terrace, two parking spaces
    Listed: $999,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Christine Garner – Weichert Realtors)
  • 1312 N Ivanhoe Street, Belle Wood
    4 BR/3 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Oak floors, double ovens, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $875,000
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Andy Stephens – KW United)
  • 1401 Portner Road, Old Town
    2 BR/2 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Brick end unit, two fireplaces, fenced backyard
    Listed: $769,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-2 p.m. (Elizabeth Lucchesi – Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
  • 696 N Armistead Street, Beauregard Heights
    3 BR/3.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Finished walk-out level, brick patio, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $599,900
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (David Moya – KW Metro Center)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

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16 W Wyatt Avenue image via Google Maps

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50 Years Later, the Team and its Supporters Reveal the Real Story of “Remember the Titans” — “The true story behind the most famous high school football team in history, five decades after it scored championship glory.” [Northern Virginia Magazine]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 80 and low of 59. Sunrise at 6:52 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. [Weather.gov]

Alexandria Eagle Scout Project Is Donation Drive For Service Members — “A Boy Scout is seeking donations to benefit the Red Cross at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his Eagle Scout project.” [Patch]

Telecommuting Continues Popularity, as do Solo Drives to Work — “The first ‘State of the Commute’ survey since before the pandemic shows major shifts.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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