Having spotted President Obama on multiple occasions in Del Ray, Kevin Bacon on the Avenue, ‘Scandal’ actor Tony Goldwyn at Emma’s and most recently ‘Scandal’ actress Bellamy Young (photos), you never know who you might see along Mount Vernon Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

The Dairy Godmother spotted Washington Nationals star and reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper yesterday near the shop on Labor Day before the game against the Atlanta Braves.

The Dairy Godmother located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia on Mount Vernon Avenue

For Rule 5 Friday, we scanned the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed. Please show our fellow local bloggers some link love!

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Thank you for 13 years of sheer deliciousness! Be sure to stop by the Dairy Godmother store in Del Ray tonight to wish the staff a Happy Anniversary! See you there!

Carlyle Shuttle Bus is making a comeback

Interesting Area News

While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Are D.C. area drivers among the worst in the nation? (ARL Now)
    • In case you were wondering, Alexandria placed 7th worst.
  • ICYMI, important transit changes coming soon to Carlyle (Community Blog)
  • Tagg Romney LOVES Del Ray’s Dairy Godmother – who wouldn’t? (Old Town Alexandria Patch)
  • ICYMI, coming soon – new perimeter security for the Carlyle courthouse (Community blog)
  • Alexandria Archaeology announces findings on graves at Fort Ward Park (Alexandria News)
  • Suspect in Lenny Harris murder gets a plea deal (Alexandria Times)
  • What’s closed in the DMV this Labor Day? (Breaking News Blog)

Signs from a Bygone Era - Morris Katz & Sons Sign

Interesting Area News

While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs and web sites and found the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • You could soon be paying for your trip on Metro via your cellphone (WUSA 9)
  • If you’re looking to purchase a home or just get your finances in order, the first ever Northern Virginia Housing Opportunities Expo is coming up in June. (WUSA 9)
  • The Alexandria Waterfront plan is in the midst of heated debate. As VP Joe Biden would say: it’s a big f***** deal [Video] (WJLA)
  • Could the City Council actually be listening to the protesters concerns over the Waterfront plan? (Alexandria Times)
  • This morning’s weather is absolutely gorgeous. Will it continue? (Capital Weather Gang)
  • On its 10th anniversary, a glimpse of Del Ray’s beloved custard shop [Photos] (Del Ray Patch)
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