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Rule 5 Tuesday: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, Date Night, a Guide to the FY 2016 Budget, and More!

For Rule 5 Tuesday, we scanned the local blogs and news websites around Alexandria, VA to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.  Please show our fellow bloggers some link love!

  • Could it SNOW on Friday? Our recent round of warmer, springtime weather is going back into cold storage later today as a cooler-than-normal pattern arrives. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • 6 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Around Alexandria – Good list here. (Alexandria Lifestyle)
  • Romantic date ideas in Old Town Alexandria – Good list here from Scott & Al. (In a D.C. Minute)
  • St. Patrick’s Day books – Good list here. (Alexandria Mom)
  • Creating a table out of a tree in your backyard – Interesting look at the process behind it. (DIY Del Ray)
  • The History of ‘New’ Alexandria – A sneak peak at Jay Robert’s presentation on the subject. (JayBird’s Jottings)
  • Turning a buffet into a bathroom vanity – Another great DIY post from Wendy and Alex. (Old Town Home)
  • Name the zoo’s two Andean Bears – The National Zoo has teamed up with Univision’s ¡Despierta America! to select names that reflect Andean bears’ cultural significance to the Quechua and Aymara—the indigenous communities of the bears’ native region. (PoPville)
  • An ACPS Parent’s Guide to the FY 2016 Budget – Good easy to read breakdown of what parent need to know (Port City Notebook)
  • Art League reaches a milestone on YouTube – One million views and counting. See what the fuss is about (The Art League Blog)
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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