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Rule 5 Friday: Easter Specials, Lunar Eclipse, Cherry Blossoms, and More!

For Rule 5 Friday, we scanned the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed. Please show our fellow local bloggers some link love! For a list of our favorite local blogs, click this link.

  • There is a ‘Breakfast Lunar Eclipse’ TOMORROW (Saturday) morning – This astronomy story has a Hollywood ending with a Down Under twist. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Good Friday is going to be rainy, what about Easter? It’s breezy today with periodic rain as a cold front approaches. Tomorrow might be best classified as windy, but the weather trends nicer for Easter Sunday. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • How to make sun-printed, natural dye Easter eggs – An awesome Easter themed DIY post for you. (DIY Del Ray)
  • Traffic and transit tips for this Easter Weekend – This is a big weekend for local travelers, with the Cherry Blossom Festival, Nationals baseball and spring vacation trips. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • 10 Easter Sunday Specials Around Town – Throughout the area restaurants are stepping it up once again in preparation for the celebration and offering several special menus. Here’s a great list of 10 Easter Specials you could consider this weekend (In A D.C. Minute)
  • April is ‘Collar Month’ at The Dog Park – Check daily for the collar of the day (OTBD Blog)
  • Surface design – What is it artists? – The Art League explains (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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