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With Virginia restaurants closed for dine-in and open for take out/delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic, Yelp says w...
05/26/2020
Virginia is For Tacos During Coronavirus Pandemic

With Virginia restaurants closed for dine-in and open for take out/delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic, Yelp says we Virginians LOVE having tacos delivered. #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#BusinessNews #Coronavirus #COVID19 #RestaurantNews #Virginia

With Virginia restaurants closed for dine-in and open for take out/delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic, Yelp says we Virginians LOVE having tacos delivered.

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05/25/2020
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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.

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Al...
05/25/2020
Afternoon Links: Coronavirus Face Masks, Drinking & More

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. #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#AlexandriaVirginia #Chirilaugua #Coronavirus #COVID19 #JohnsHopkins #localnews #memorialday #YatesDryCleaning

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for…

Today, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley & Alfred Street Baptist Church leaders announce the church may re-open ...
05/25/2020
Alfred Street Baptist Announces Reopening Schedule

Today, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley & Alfred Street Baptist Church leaders announce the church may re-open on July 5, 2020. Details... #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#AlexandriaVirginia #alfredstreetbaptistchurch #Coronavirus #COVID19 #localnews #Videos

Today, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley & Alfred Street Baptist Church leaders announce the church may re-open on July 5, 2020. Details...

This is awesome ALEXANDRIA CUPCAKE ! #MemorialDay
05/25/2020

This is awesome ALEXANDRIA CUPCAKE ! #MemorialDay

We are OPEN today (Monday) until 7 PM.

Remembering the fallen on #MemorialDay
05/25/2020

Remembering the fallen on #MemorialDay

Surrounding the Vietnam Women's Memorial are eight yellowwood trees planted in honor of the eight women killed in service to their country in Vietnam. Their names are also inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. #MemorialDay

According to the Virginia Department of Health, as of today, there are now 1,754 cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria, Virgin...
05/25/2020
City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 25, 2020

According to the Virginia Department of Health, as of today, there are now 1,754 cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria, Virginia, an increase of 21 cases since yesterday. #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #DepartmentofHealth #VDH

According to the Virginia Department of Health, as of today, there are now 1,754 cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria, Virginia, an increase of 21 cases since yesterday.

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is asking the public to help name the litter of four c...
05/25/2020
Help Name the National Zoo's New Cheetah Cubs

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is asking the public to help name the litter of four cheetah cubs born April 8. Details... #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#NationalZoo #Smithsonian #WashingtonDC

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is asking the public to help name the litter of four cheetah cubs born April 8. Details...

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in t...
05/25/2020
Morning Links - Monday, May 25, 2020

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know. #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #goodnews #memorialday #morninglinks

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know.

Welcome to the Monday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest in Alexandria, ...
05/25/2020
Monday Open Thread - May 25, 2020

Welcome to the Monday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest in Alexandria, Virginia. #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

#AlexandriaVirginia #openthread

Welcome to the Monday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest in Alexandria, Virginia.

On #MemorialDay remember the soldiers - a son, brother, sister, a wife, husband, a mother, father - who gave their lives...
05/25/2020

On #MemorialDay remember the soldiers - a son, brother, sister, a wife, husband, a mother, father - who gave their lives for our freedoms #memorialday2020🇺🇸

Landmark Mall Transit Center Relocated Today Due to the FREE COVID-19 testing at Landmark Mall from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, ...
05/25/2020
Landmark Mall Transit Center Relocated Today

Landmark Mall Transit Center Relocated Today Due to the FREE COVID-19 testing at Landmark Mall from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, the Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will temporarily relocate. #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #DASHBus #LandmarkMallTransitCenter #RingRoad #AlexandriaVA

Due to the FREE COVID-19 testing at Landmark Mall from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, the Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will temporarily relocate.

REMINDER: Free Community #COVID19 #Coronavirus Testing TODAY - 10AM - 6PM! #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA
05/25/2020
Free Community COVID-19 Testing May 25

REMINDER: Free Community #COVID19 #Coronavirus Testing TODAY - 10AM - 6PM! #ALXNews #AlexandriaVA

The Health Department (AHD) and the City of Alexandria, VA are supporting free COVID-19 community testing events on Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

DASH Bus Expands Service in Alexandria Effective Sunday, May 24, DASH Bus will begin an expanded schedule in Alexandria,...
05/25/2020
DASH Bus Expands Service in Alexandria

DASH Bus Expands Service in Alexandria Effective Sunday, May 24, DASH Bus will begin an expanded schedule in Alexandria, Virginia with additional service on key routes. Details... #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #DASHBus #PublicTransit #serviceschedule #AlexandriaVA

Effective Sunday, May 24, DASH Bus will begin an expanded schedule in Alexandria, Virginia with additional service on key routes. Details...

2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream) The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen ...
05/25/2020
2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream)

2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream) The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen and women, and military families. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can watch the live-stream right here. #NationalMemorialDayConcert #PBS #Videos #WashingtonDC #AlexandriaVA

The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen and women, and military families. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can watch the live-stream right here.

Wholistic Hound Academy - Zen Dog (Online) Two online class sessions from Wholistic Hound Academy will help your dogs le...
05/25/2020
Wholistic Hound Academy - Zen Dog (Online)

Wholistic Hound Academy - Zen Dog (Online) Two online class sessions from Wholistic Hound Academy will help your dogs learn how to reduce their stress levels and achieve a default state of calm. #AlexandriaVirginia #Onlineevents #WholisticHoundAcademy #ZenDog #AlexandriaVA

Two online class sessions from Wholistic Hound Academy will help your dogs learn how to reduce their stress levels and achieve a default state of calm.

Cut & Shave Barbershop Reopens Friday As of Friday, local barbershops and salons can reopen for the first time in two mo...
05/25/2020
Cut & Shave Barbershop Reopens Friday

Cut & Shave Barbershop Reopens Friday As of Friday, local barbershops and salons can reopen for the first time in two months. Cut & Shave Barbershop announced they are reopening Friday. #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Cut&ShaveBarbershop #ForwardVirginia #GroomingServices #localnews #NorthernVirginia #PersonalCare #AlexandriaVA

As of Friday, local barbershops and salons can reopen for the first time in two months. Cut & Shave Barbershop announced they are reopening Friday.

'The Lovebirds' - A Short Movie Review While in lockdown this Memorial Day weekend, my wife and I streamed 'The Lovebird...
05/25/2020
'The Lovebirds' - A Short Movie Review

'The Lovebirds' - A Short Movie Review While in lockdown this Memorial Day weekend, my wife and I streamed 'The Lovebirds,' the new romaction-comedy starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani. Here's a short review. #AlexandriaVirginia #ALXatHome #Coronavirus #COVID19 #moviereviews #netflix #TheLovebirds #AlexandriaVA

While in lockdown this Memorial Day weekend, my wife and I streamed 'The Lovebirds,' the new romaction-comedy starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani. Here's a short review.

Sunday Open Thread - May 24, 2020 Welcome to the Sunday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about ...
05/25/2020
Sunday Open Thread - May 24, 2020

Sunday Open Thread - May 24, 2020 Welcome to the Sunday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest in Alexandria, Virginia. #AlexandriaVirginia #openthread #AlexandriaVA

Welcome to the Sunday Open Thread, where we pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Alexandrian Hotel Featured in In Touch Weekly The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection hotel, located in the heart of O...
05/25/2020
The Alexandrian Hotel Featured in In Touch Weekly

The Alexandrian Hotel Featured in In Touch Weekly The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection hotel, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia was featured this week in In Touch Weekly. #AlexandriaVirginia #BusinessNews #hotels #TheAlexandrian #AlexandriaVA

The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection hotel, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia was featured this week in In Touch Weekly.

Postal Service Observes Memorial Day May 25 In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Post Offices will be closed on Mo...
05/25/2020
Postal Service Observes Memorial Day May 25

Postal Service Observes Memorial Day May 25 In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Post Offices will be closed on Monday, May 25. There will be no residential or business delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year. #holiday #memorialday #NorthernVirginia #USPostalService #usps #AlexandriaVA

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Post Offices will be closed on Monday, May 25. There will be no residential or business delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year.

Van Dorn Street I-495 Ramp Closed Overnight This Week The ramp from eastbound I-495/northbound I-95 (Outer Loop of the C...
05/25/2020
Van Dorn Street I-495 Ramp Closed Overnight This Week

Van Dorn Street I-495 Ramp Closed Overnight This Week The ramp from eastbound I-495/northbound I-95 (Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway) to Van Dorn Street (Route 613) will be closed (weather permitting) Tuesday night, May 26, Wednesday night, May 27 and Thursday night, May 28 between 10 p.m. each night and 5 a.m. #AlexandriaVirginia #capitalbeltway #departmentoftransportation #i495 #i95 #rampclosures #VanDornStreet #vdot #AlexandriaVA

The ramp from eastbound I-495/northbound I-95 (Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway) to Van Dorn Street (Route 613) will be closed (weather permitting) Tuesday night, May 26, Wednesday night, May 27 and Thursday night, May 28 between 10 p.m. each night and 5 a.m.

Posts from Port City Wire - 05/24/2020 -
05/24/2020
Daily Posts from Port City Wire

Posts from Port City Wire - 05/24/2020 -

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

Free Community COVID-19 Testing May 25 The Health Department (AHD) and the City of Alexandria, VA are supporting free CO...
05/24/2020
Free Community COVID-19 Testing May 25

Free Community COVID-19 Testing May 25 The Health Department (AHD) and the City of Alexandria, VA are supporting free COVID-19 community testing events on Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. #AlexandriaVirginia #corakellyschool #Coronavirus #COVID19 #landmarkmall #testing #AlexandriaVA

The Health Department (AHD) and the City of Alexandria, VA are supporting free COVID-19 community testing events on Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream) The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen ...
05/24/2020
2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream)

2020 National Memorial Day Concert (LIVE Stream) The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen and women, and military families. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can watch the live-stream right here. #NationalMemorialDayConcert #PBS #Videos #WashingtonDC #AlexandriaVA

The 2020 National Memorial Day Concert honors our veterans, servicemen and women, and military families. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can watch the live-stream right here.

'ALX Promise' Program to Help Businesses Safely Reopen "ALX Promise" program launched in Alexandria, Virginia to help bu...
05/24/2020
'ALX Promise' Program to Help Businesses Safely Reopen

'ALX Promise' Program to Help Businesses Safely Reopen "ALX Promise" program launched in Alexandria, Virginia to help businesses safely reopen as we approach Phase One of the Forward Virginia blueprint. #AlexandriaVirginia #ALXPromise #Coronavirus #COVID19 #ForwardVirginia #healthdepartment #NorthernVirginia #AlexandriaVA

"ALX Promise" program launched in Alexandria, Virginia to help businesses safely reopen as we approach Phase One of the Forward Virginia blueprint.

Morning Links - Sunday, May 24, 2020 For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to fin...
05/24/2020
Morning Links - Sunday, May 24, 2020

Morning Links - Sunday, May 24, 2020 For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know. #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #goodnews #localnews #memorialday #morninglinks #schools #SocialDistancing #Streaming #weatherforecast #AlexandriaVA

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know.

City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020 The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department ...
05/24/2020
City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020

City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020 The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) provide this daily coronavirus (COVID-19) update - May 23, 2020. #AHD #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #DASHBus #healthdepartment #SwimmingPools #AlexandriaVA

The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) provide this daily coronavirus (COVID-19) update - May 23, 2020.

Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video) For this week’s Sunday Smile, whether you have had a good or bad week...
05/24/2020
Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video)

Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video) For this week’s Sunday Smile, whether you have had a good or bad week, here is video of Jean & Walter Willard being reunited after COVID-19 separation. #Coronavirus #COVID19 #JeanWillard #sundaysmile #Videos #WalterWillard #AlexandriaVA

Some time ago, I introduced the weekly palate cleanser posts (a.k.a. video of the week) on…

Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400...
05/24/2020
Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center

Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400 lunch meals to frontline healthcare workers at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC). Details... #Coronavirus #COVID19 #CuisineSolutions #HealthCareHeroes #NorthernVirginia #Thankyou #VirginiaHospitalCenter #WorldCentralKitchen #AlexandriaVA

On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400 lunch meals to frontline healthcare workers at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC). Details...

The Washington Nationals announced Saturday that the team has decided to postpone the special, first of its kind virtual...
05/24/2020
Washington Nationals Postpone Virtual Ring Ceremony

The Washington Nationals announced Saturday that the team has decided to postpone the special, first of its kind virtual ring ceremony scheduled for May 24. Other events are still planned. #NATITUDE #WorldSeries

The Washington Nationals announced Saturday that the team has decided to postpone the special, first of its kind virtual ring ceremony scheduled for May 24. Other events are still planned.

Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400...
05/23/2020
Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center

Cuisine Solutions Serves Meals to Virginia Hospital Center On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400 lunch meals to frontline healthcare workers at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC). Details... #Coronavirus #COVID19 #CuisineSolutions #HealthCareHeroes #NorthernVirginia #Thankyou #VirginiaHospitalCenter #WorldCentralKitchen #AlexandriaVA

On Thursday, May 21, Cuisine Solutions donated & served 2,400 lunch meals to frontline healthcare workers at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC). Details...

Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video) For this week’s Sunday Smile, whether you have had a good or bad week...
05/23/2020
Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video)

Sunday Smile: Jean & Walter Reunited Again (Video) For this week’s Sunday Smile, whether you have had a good or bad week, here is video of Jean & Walter Willard being reunited after COVID-19 separation. #Coronavirus #COVID19 #JeanWillard #sundaysmile #Videos #WalterWillard #AlexandriaVA

Some time ago, I introduced the weekly palate cleanser posts (a.k.a. video of the week) on…

City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020 The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department ...
05/23/2020
City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020

City of Alexandria COVID-19 Update - May 23, 2020 The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) provide this daily coronavirus (COVID-19) update - May 23, 2020. #AHD #AlexandriaVirginia #Coronavirus #COVID19 #DASHBus #healthdepartment #SwimmingPools #AlexandriaVA

The City of Alexandria, Virginia and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) provide this daily coronavirus (COVID-19) update - May 23, 2020.

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