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Black bear spotted running through residential street in Washington DC
Footage circulating on social media shows a black bear running through a residential street and climbing into a tree in Washington DC on Friday, 9 June. The animal has been safely captured and is expected to be released back into the wild. DC Police confirmed the bear was tranquillised by the Human Rescue Alliance in a backyard on Franklin Street in the Brentwood-Brookland neighbourhood shortly after 10:15 a.mOfficials loaded the bear into a steel cage and placed it on to an animal rescue truck.
Find French Classics, Champagne, and Martini Service at Old Town Alexandria’s New Brasserie
A guide to the newest places to eat and drink. The DC-area has seen a wave of French restaurants lately. The latest, Josephine, is a classic brasserie in Old Town Alexandria from Neighborhood Restaurant Group, and the place prides itself on its time-intensive techniques. “Our kettle, where we do a...
Giant Food Summer Local Produce Boxes
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional grocery chain, announces the return of its Local Produce Boxes featuring locally sourced, in-season produce sold exclusively through Giant Delivers. Available throughout the summer without a subscription or commitment, the boxes retail for $22.99 and contain eight varieties of produce from local...
Reading with Robert: 7News visits Carlin Springs Elementary in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7News) — This week's stop on the Reading with Robert tour was Carlin Springs Elementary School in Alexandria. The book was "Say Something," by Peter H. Reynolds. In a time where we're seeing activism everywhere this timely story reminds readers of the undeniable importance and power of their voice. There are so many ways to tell the world who you are, what you are thinking, what you believe, and how you'll make it better. But these students weren't afraid to say anything.
Dont' miss out on the latest grocery coupons from Publix in Alexandria, Updated 2023-06-09
Publix is a supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida. It was founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins and has since grown to over 1,200 stores across the southeastern United States. Publix is known for its customer service, high-quality products, and dedication to community involvement and sustainability. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
Here are some tips to be bear aware as Maryland sees more of them
Maryland wildlife officials have confirmed a higher than usual number of black bear sightings in the Baltimore and DC metro areas this year. Recent bear sightings have been confirmed in Hyattsville, Columbia and Prince George’s County. There are more unconfirmed sightings in the greater Baltimore area. The black bear...
The Bear is now in Brookland, repeat, THE BEAR IS NOW IN BROOKLAND
Dan writes: “The Bear is in Brookland now on my street! Just got a knock on my door at 7:11 by police that animal control has it cornered in a tree.”. This video of the bear crossing the street is incredible:. From MPD: “MPD is currently on the scene...
Discover the Rich History of Old Town Fairfax with Free Guided Walking Tours and Docent-led Visits
Historic Fairfax City, Inc. is offering free guided tours of Old Town Fairfax on the fourth Saturday of each month from June to September. The tours will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Historic Fairfax County Courthouse and groups are limited to 15 people. Visitors will learn about George and Martha Washington’s wills stored at the courthouse and explore over two centuries of the town's history along Main Street and Chain Bridge Road. The tour will include stories of people and events that shaped Fairfax City's history, such as town founder Richard Ratcliffe, tradespeople, a daring enemy capture, a romance during the Civil War, and changing architectural styles.
“Anyone with information about the May 14 incident involving the beaver and the dog is asked to contact USPP”
From the National Park Service: “The NPS is working with the Washington Humane Rescue Alliance and is interviewing witnesses to gather more information about the dog and its owner. Anyone with information about the May 14 incident involving the beaver and the dog is asked to contact [email protected].”
Save more on your weekly shopping using printable coupons from Giant Food in Alexandria, Updated 2023-06-09
Giant Food is a supermarket chain that operates in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It was founded in 1936 and is currently headquartered in Landover, Maryland. Giant Food offers a wide range of products, including groceries, pharmacy services, and household items. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
$50,000 Winning Scratch-off Sold at 7-Eleven
A Gaithersburg resident is $50,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off ticket from 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave in Silver Spring. Additional details below courtesy of the Maryland Lottery:. Having hobbies can be beneficial. Just ask a 51-year-old Gaithersburg woman who plays scratch-offs as a pastime. She tried her luck...
Black bear spotted in Prince George’s County
HYATTSVILLE, Md. (DC News Now) — People in Prince George’s County got a bear-y special surprise Thursday morning when they woke up to a black bear roaming around various cities. Experts said they’ve gotten several reports since last week, and they believe it’s the same bear. “That was the wildest thing ever,” one neighbor said […]
Alexandria Summer Nights Announces Venue Change for ‘The Magic Flute’
Classical Movements has announced a venue change for its Alexandria Summer Nights performances of “The Magic Flute.”. The company said the performances will now be held indoors at the George Washington Masonic Memorial Theatre instead of the originally scheduled outdoor performances. Classical Movements said, “The reason behind our venue...
Village Brahaus in Old Town is being rebranded
Big changes are coming to Village Brauhaus at 710 King Street in Old Town. The new owners will close the doors of the restaurant for three weeks starting Tuesday, June 20, and will hold a grand reopening on Thursday, July 13, in a newly renovated and renamed Alexandria Bier Garden, managing partner Fito Garcia tells ALXnow.
Photos of the week ending June 9, 2023
Seersucker Thursday, a new addition to Statuary Hall and a smoke-filled Washington highlighted a busy week on Capitol Hill. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture it all.
A feast for the eyes: Enjoy delightful dining with a view
With summer only a couple of weeks away, there will be an ever-increasing number of opportunities to enjoy the spectacle and atmosphere at one of the many restaurants Alexandria has to offer. From a fine dining experience along the waterfront to a smaller streetside restaurant catering to a livelier environment, you can find an eatery that has what you want here in Alexandria. Here are a few locations we would recommend for those of you who would enjoy dining with a view this summer.
Popular Arlandria bar Hops N’ Shine faces scrutiny from Planning Commission
(Updated 9:55 p.m.) Alexandria’s Planning Commission voted to recommend eliminating outdoor music at Hops N’ Shine (3410 Mount Vernon Avenue) and the restaurant owners faced some withering rebukes from Planning Commissioners. The bar failed to get a recommendation for the outdoor live entertainment or outdoor cooking conditions, two...
Walmart Announces Multiple Store Closures Around The U.S.
Walmart has announced store closures in Chicago, Washington, D.C, and several other cities... Walmart has announced multiple store closures around the United States, according to Business Insider. Sadly, the company is closing dozens of retail locations, and hundreds of employees will be laid off at five e-commerce fulfillment centers across the country.
New Flagship U.S. Whole Foods Market Opening June 28th
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