Restaurant Week in Alexandria 2013

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.

Photo from the crowd watching the Alexandria Harmonizers performance at John Carlyle Square Park

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.

  • Road closures and Metro tips for today’s March on Washington (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Chance of rain is high for today’s March on Washington (CWG)
  • What you can rent for $1,500 in the DMV (Where We Live)
  • Was Nationals Park Worth it for D.C. (GGW)
  • ICYMI, D.C. wants the 2024 Olympic Games (DCist)
  • Rotary Club of Alexandria profiled (Alexandria Gazette)
  • The City of Alexandria erred when collecting this tax (Alexandria News)
  • Ted’s Montana Grill gives back to the community in a BIG way (Old Town Alexandria Patch)
  • Reagan National to undergo a major renovation (WaPo)
  • Local college students build a house for a national competition (NBC Washington)

King Street Trolley

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.

  • Preparations underway for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (WJLA)
  • 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is Wednesday. There will be road closures, etc. Details here -> (Post Local)
  • If you work for the federal government, you are urged to telework on Wednesday if you can because of the March.  (NBC Washington)
  • ACPS signs lease on Peyton Street building close to Carlyle (Old Town Alexandria Patch)
  • An Alexandria residents Boston Marathon reunion (Alexandria Times)
  • WMATA is seriously considering a long-term closure of portions of Metrorail’s Red Line (GGW)
  • As close as Carlyle/Eisenhower East is to the train tracks, here are the top ten Amtrak routes in terms of number of passengers (Beyond DC)

Courthouse Square & Jamieson Ave intersection

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.

  • School hasn’t started yet for Alexandria public schools but it has for thousands of other kids (WJLA)
  • Alexandria public schools to have some new principals (Alexandria Times)
  • Hottest weather since July rolling in – how long will it last? (CWG)
  • Kids can get a free back-to-school haircut this week at area rec centers thanks to Alexandria’s firefighters (Alexandria Gazette)
  • Mei Xiang gives birth at National Zoo (DCist)
  • The ‘Five minutes of terror’ surrounding the birth (WaPo)
  • Missed the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington? See these great photos (WaPo)

Restaurant Week in Alexandria 2013

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.

  • Support your local restaurants during summer restaurant week 2013 (Community events)
  • Circuit judge tosses ‘Iron Ladies’ lawsuit over the Alexandria waterfront (Alexandria Times)
  • Some cool Instagram shots from around Old Town Alexandria (OTBD)
  • Alexandria townhouse fire kills one man (WJLA)
  • Was there a fear of mayhem surrounding the March on Washington in 1963? (WaPo)
  • Heat, humidity – GONE! But, for how long? (CWG)
  • ACPS School Board Chairwoman confronts Governor (Alexandria Gazette)

Courthouse Square Park Fountain

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.

  • Wondering where the dog days of D.C. summer are? Keep searching (Capital Weather Gang)
  • The Powerball jackpot keeps growing and growing and growing (WTOP)
  • DoD Reduced the number of furlough days down to 6 (Alexandria News)
  • Green paint cleanup at the National Cathedral is complete (DCist)
  • Going to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington? Metro wants to help you get there (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Big Dig along Potomac uncovers 15 Million-Year-old whale skeleton [Photos] (WaPo)
  • Be careful when crossing the street in D.C. (WAMU)
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