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#AlexandriaVA restaurant outdoor patios are PACKED on this warm January day #VisitALX
01/12/2020

#AlexandriaVA restaurant outdoor patios are PACKED on this warm January day #VisitALX

Trying out some of @jenisicecreams Peanut Butter w/ chocolate - looks yummy! #VisitALX #AlexandriaVA
01/12/2020

Trying out some of @jenisicecreams Peanut Butter w/ chocolate - looks yummy! #VisitALX #AlexandriaVA

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School needs your help. Vote today if possible.
01/07/2020

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School needs your help. Vote today if possible.

Support SSSAS in the Best of Virginia 2019! Vote for St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School (#52) for best independent school and Summertimes (#53) for best summer camp in the Virginia Living Magazine special issue. Voting ends January 31. http://www.virginialiving.com/vote2020/

Good morning #OldTownNorth! #AlexandriaVA #VisitALX
01/07/2020

Good morning #OldTownNorth! #AlexandriaVA #VisitALX

EVENT:  The regular January meeting of the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee, one of the oldest community...
01/06/2020
GW Birthday Celebration Committee Meeting

EVENT: The regular January meeting of the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee, one of the oldest community organizations in Alexandria, Virginia.

The regular January meeting of the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee, one of the oldest community organizations in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  Hard Times Cafe continues the Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia open mic tradition, begun at the now-closed Tiffany...
01/06/2020
Open Mic Night at Hard Times Cafe Old Town

EVENT: Hard Times Cafe continues the Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia open mic tradition, begun at the now-closed Tiffany Tavern, every Tuesday night.

Hard Times Cafe continues the Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia open mic tradition, begun at the now-closed Tiffany Tavern, every Tuesday night.

EVENT:  Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 per...
01/06/2020
Siobhán O'Brien at Murphy's Grand Irish Pub

EVENT: Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 performing Irish acoustic music.

Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 performing Irish acoustic music.

EVENT:  Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 per...
01/06/2020
Siobhán O'Brien at Murphy's Grand Irish Pub

EVENT: Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 performing Irish acoustic music.

Siobhán O'Brien takes Murphy’s Irish Pub stage in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia @ 8:30 PM January 7-8, 2020 performing Irish acoustic music.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving...
01/06/2020
Landmark Mall Transit Center Temporarily Closed

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several days, beginning Monday, January 6.

The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several days, beginning Monday, January 6.

Have you tried Chop Shop Taco yet??
01/06/2020

Have you tried Chop Shop Taco yet??

All Sundays should look like this.

via @pigogozzi

Posts from Port City Wire - 01/05/2020 -
01/05/2020
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Daily Alexandria, Virginia news update from Port City Wire, your best source for news, entertainment, opinion, commentary, and events in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria...
01/05/2020
Ice Skating at The Winter Village at Cameron Run

EVENT: Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Tartan spirit in #OldTown #AlexandriaVA ##Christmas #VisitALX
01/05/2020

Tartan spirit in #OldTown #AlexandriaVA ##Christmas #VisitALX

Good morning @uspto ! #AlexandriaVA #VisitALX #sunrise #sunrise🌅 #sunriseoftheday
01/05/2020

Good morning @uspto ! #AlexandriaVA #VisitALX #sunrise #sunrise🌅 #sunriseoftheday

Congrats to Alexandria's The Jen Walker Team!
01/05/2020

Congrats to Alexandria's The Jen Walker Team!

Thank you to The Washingtonian for naming us “The Face of Spreading Kindness in Real Estate.” We’re honored to be featured! In 2020, we will continue to #spreadkindness and #buildcommunity ! #jenwalkerteam #wearealexandria #wearemcenearney

If you have never been to Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden - check out this tour!
01/05/2020

If you have never been to Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden - check out this tour!

Join us next Saturday at 2:00 PM for a special tour that takes you from the basement to the attic into parts of the house that are not open to the public! On our tour “Stories in the Architecture” you’ll discover how changes in style and home technology have left their mark on the Lee-Fendall House over the years. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! https://www.eventbrite.com/o/lee-fendall-house-museum-amp-garden-2942565777

EVENT:  Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria...
01/05/2020
Ice Skating at The Winter Village at Cameron Run

EVENT: Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria...
01/05/2020
Ice Skating at The Winter Village at Cameron Run

EVENT: Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

NEWS:  The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several...
01/05/2020
Landmark Mall Transit Center Temporarily Closed

NEWS: The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several days, beginning Monday, January 6.

The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several days, beginning Monday, January 6.

EVENT:  Join the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington for monthly Friday-night c...
01/05/2020
Alexandria After-Work Concert Series at The Lyceum

EVENT: Join the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.

Join the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.

EVENT:  Experience a powerful exhibit in the basement of the Freedom House Museum building in Alexandria, Virginia, whic...
01/05/2020
Freedom House Museum Open for Tours

EVENT: Experience a powerful exhibit in the basement of the Freedom House Museum building in Alexandria, Virginia, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave-trading firm Franklin and Armfield.

Experience a powerful exhibit in the basement of the Freedom House Museum building in Alexandria, Virginia, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave-trading firm Franklin and Armfield.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of ...
01/04/2020
Afternoon Links: More Beltway Tolls, 2020 Scams & more

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for ...
01/04/2020
Governor Northam Unveils Criminal Justice Reform Agenda

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right...
01/04/2020
Nationals Agree to Terms With RH Pitcher Will Harris

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

EVENT:  Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria...
01/04/2020
Ice Skating at The Winter Village at Cameron Run

EVENT: Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

EVENT:  Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria...
01/04/2020
Ice Skating at The Winter Village at Cameron Run

EVENT: Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lace-up your ice skates and triple axel in 2020 at The Winter Village at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who ...
01/04/2020
Christmas Tree Collection Has Begun in Alexandria

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City trash service NOW through Friday, January 17.

The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City trash service NOW through Friday, January 17.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Get to know your Police Department! The FREE Alexandria, Virginia Community Police Academy half-...
01/04/2020
Apply NOW for the Alexandria Community Police Academy!

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Get to know your Police Department! The FREE Alexandria, Virginia Community Police Academy half-day class gives residents a chance to learn about various aspects of APD.

Get to know your Police Department! The FREE Alexandria, Virginia Community Police Academy half-day class gives residents a chance to learn about various aspects of APD.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Check out our end-of-the-week picks and discover all of the best events, farmers markets, concer...
01/04/2020
14 Things To Do This Weekend in Alexandria, Virginia

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Check out our end-of-the-week picks and discover all of the best events, farmers markets, concerts and more happening this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia.

Check out our end-of-the-week picks and discover all of the best events, farmers markets, concerts and more happening this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in ...
01/04/2020
5 Things to Know Today in Alexandria, Virginia

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area this morning you need to know.

We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area this morning you need to know.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  The City of Alexandria will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a communi...
01/04/2020
47th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Program

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: The City of Alexandria will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a community program on Wednesday, January 15, at 7:30 p.m., at Beth El Hebrew Congregation.

The City of Alexandria will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a community program on Wednesday, January 15, at 7:30 p.m., at Beth El Hebrew Congregation.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Check out this gorgeous 2 BR 2 BA townhome that was just listed on the market this week for sale...
01/04/2020
Just Listed in Alexandria: This Rosemont Townhome

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Check out this gorgeous 2 BR 2 BA townhome that was just listed on the market this week for sale in the Rosemont neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia at 45 Mount Vernon Avenue.

Check out this gorgeous 2 BR 2 BA townhome that was just listed on the market this week for sale in the Rosemont neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia at 45 Mount Vernon Avenue.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of ...
01/03/2020
Afternoon Links: Hops Grill Closes, DRBA Stars, & More

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

Posts from Port City Wire - 01/03/2020 -
01/03/2020
Daily Posts from Port City Wire

Posts from Port City Wire - 01/03/2020 -

Daily Alexandria, Virginia news update from Port City Wire, your best source for news, entertainment, opinion, commentary, and events in Alexandria, Virginia.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  The City of Alexandria, Virginia is currently experiencing temporary curbside recycling service ...
01/03/2020
Curbside Recycling Delays in Alexandria, Virginia

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: The City of Alexandria, Virginia is currently experiencing temporary curbside recycling service delays due to heavy volumes and wait times at the recycling facility following the holidays.

The City of Alexandria, Virginia is currently experiencing temporary curbside recycling service delays due to heavy volumes and wait times at the recycling facility following the holidays.

NEWS:  For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion ...
01/03/2020
Afternoon Links: More Beltway Tolls, 2020 Scams & more

NEWS: For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  An Alexandria man is facing multiple charges following an overnight shooting in the Lincolnia ar...
01/03/2020
Arrest Made in Overnight Shooting in Alexandria Area

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: An Alexandria man is facing multiple charges following an overnight shooting in the Lincolnia area of Alexandria, Virginia.

An Alexandria man is facing charges following an overnight shooting in the Fairfax County portion of the Lincolnia area of Alexandria, Virginia.

NEWS:  Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General ...
01/03/2020
Governor Northam Unveils Criminal Justice Reform Agenda

NEWS: Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

NEWS:  The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher W...
01/03/2020
Nationals Agree to Terms With RH Pitcher Will Harris

NEWS: The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  There is a water main break that occurred this morning (January 2, 2020) on Duke Street between ...
01/03/2020
Water Main Break in Taylor Run Area of Alexandria

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: There is a water main break that occurred this morning (January 2, 2020) on Duke Street between Quaker Lane and Sweeley Street in the Taylor Run area of Alexandria, Virginia.

There is a water main break that occurred this morning (January 2, 2020) on Duke Street between Quaker Lane and Sweeley Street in the Taylor Run area of Alexandria, Virginia.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  There is no scheduled Metrorail track work affecting the Blue and/or Yellow Line this weekend in...
01/03/2020
No Metrorail Track Work This Weekend in Alexandria

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: There is no scheduled Metrorail track work affecting the Blue and/or Yellow Line this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia (Saturday & Sunday, January 4 & 5).

There is no scheduled Metrorail track work affecting the Blue and/or Yellow Line this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia (Saturday & Sunday, January 4 & 5).

EVENT:  On Sunday, Janaury 12, 2020, the Alexandria Black History Museum will premiere the new documentary 'Our Alexandr...
01/03/2020
Free Screening of New Documentary 'Our Alexandria'

EVENT: On Sunday, Janaury 12, 2020, the Alexandria Black History Museum will premiere the new documentary 'Our Alexandria' by local filmmaker Robin Hamilton. Details...

On Sunday, Janaury 12, 2020, the Alexandria Black History Museum will premiere the new documentary 'Our Alexandria' by local filmmaker Robin Hamilton. Details...

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Here’s a list of 15 open houses that you can visit taking place this weekend – January 4-5, 2020...
01/03/2020
Open Houses in Alexandria, Virginia This Weekend

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Here’s a list of 15 open houses that you can visit taking place this weekend – January 4-5, 2020 – in Alexandria, Virginia.

Here’s a list of 15 open houses that you can visit taking place this weekend – January 4-5, 2020 – in Alexandria, Virginia.

NEWS:  The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City tras...
01/03/2020
Christmas Tree Collection Has Begun in Alexandria

NEWS: The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City trash service NOW through Friday, January 17.

The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City trash service NOW through Friday, January 17.

REPOST (ICYMI):  NEWS:  Here’s the latest Alexandria Virginia crime report. These are incidents reported by the Alexandr...
01/03/2020
Latest Alexandria, Virginia Crime Report

REPOST (ICYMI): NEWS: Here’s the latest Alexandria Virginia crime report. These are incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department that occurred in the last week (December 25, 2019 – January 1, 2020).

Here’s the latest Alexandria Virginia crime report. These are incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department that occurred in the last week (December 25, 2019 – January 1, 2020).

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