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Thursday Links – Torpedo Factory, Watching the World Cup, and More

Torpedo Factory Art Center
Torpedo Factory Art Center by Rudi Riet, on Flickr

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.

  • The Torpedo Factory’s request for rent abatement fails – will look for corporate sponsorship (WaPo)
  • Hot but dry today, the weekend? Gorgeous… (CWG)
  • Your U.S. – Germany World Cup Match Primer (WTOP)
  • Where to watch the United States vs Germany in the DMV (GOG)
  • Where do the most Beltway crashes occur? (NBC Washington)
  • What the heck was going on with the traffic in D.C. yesterday? This might be the answer (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Col. Gadson hands over command of Fort Belvoir (WUSA 9)
  • Ballston Commons Mall is about to be redeveloped – here’s what it is gonna look like (WBJ)
  • The Washington Redskins hire a political blogger to defend name (NBC 12)
  • Ever thought of taking your bike on a long trip? Take the train (Streetsblog)
Lee Hernly, Editor
the authorLee Hernly, Editor
Founder & Editor
Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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