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Rule 5 Wednesday: Bessie’s Blues, Salute to Women, Warehouse Sale, and More!

Putting the Old in Old Town
Image via Red Brick Town Flickr Pool by Brandon Bartoszek, on Flickr

For Rule 5 Wednesday, we scanned the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed. Please show our fellow bloggers some link love! You can find our favorite blogs at this link.

  • Warmer today but, don’t get used to it – Don’t get used to today’s highs near 50 in spots. Both the wind and the chill are back in full force tomorrow. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Bishop Ireton has a hockey team? – Yes. And here’s a nice story on how the team is part of the hockey resurgence in the area. (Alexandria Times)
  • 2015 Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale is THIS Saturday – Here’s the info shoppers need to know. (Old Town Boutique District)
  • A new taphouse in Del Ray? Here’s a unique makeover of a basement into the ‘Howell Avenue Taphouse’ (DIY Del Ray)
  • Has Metrorail SLOWED down lately? Here’s why… The transit agency announced Tuesday speed restrictions that will remain in place during the cold weather months as a safety precaution to prevent incidents with cracked rails. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Fresh Market expands in Alexandria area – The Fresh Market is coming to the new and improved Penn Daw Plaza area located south of Alexandria (Jaybird’s Jottings)
  • Call for Nominations – Salute to Women – The Commission for Women celebrates outstanding women, men and youth who have made a significant impact on women and girls in Alexandria. Nominations accepted NOW. (Alexandria Mom)
  • Del Ray Shops ROCK! Three local Del Ray businesses owned by Mom’s featured on Red Tricycle (Visit Del Ray)
  • Bessie’s Blues at Metrostage reviewed – Bessie’s Blue’s is playing now at Alexandria’s Metrostage. Should you go see it? (In A D.C. Minute)
  • Artist Opportunities – A roundup up of the latest opportunities for artists in the Alexandria area (The Art League)
Lee Hernly, Editor
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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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