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Morning Links: Jones Point Park Edition

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For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in the you might have missed.

Unsettled weather through the weekend Unsettled weather with frequent cloud cover today through the weekend holds back the heat. The cost is occasional storms. (Capital Weather Gang)

More Metro troubles during this morning’s commute Troubles on Metro’s Orange and Red lines throughout the morning commute. (Dr. Gridlock)

The Feds to WMATA: You’ve got BIG problems The Federal Transit Administration came down hard on WMATA today, deeming the agency deficient in both how it manages itself on the whole and, more specifically, how it operates its trains and buses. (GG Wash)

T. C. Williams Class Of 2015 Celebrates Graduation More than 700 members of the T. C. Williams High School class of 2015 received their diplomas today at the Patriot Center and began the next phase of their lives. (Alexandria News)

Nominate the BEST of Alexandria 2015 The Readers’ Choice Best of Alexandria is back for 2015! This is your chance to share all of your favorite places in Alexandria to eat, listen to music, play trivia, you name it. (Alexandria Times)

City staff is brightening Alexandria The 2×3 foot gray bucket slowly rises 17 feet toward the traffic light at Prince Street and Alfred in Old Town. Alvin Jefferson, a signal tech for the City of Alexandria, has strapped on his safety helmet, snapped on his red safety harness and hooked it onto the bucket. He is retrofitting Alexandria traffic signals with LED lights as part of the city’s program to have all 250 signals completed by the end of the year. (Alexandria Gazette)

What’s it like to have a drink at PX in Old Town Alexandria? It all starts with a blue light, a doorbell, and a great excuse to dress up. Old Town Alexandria’s widely-popular speakeasy is more than just a bar. Located above Eamonn’s, PX  serves its guests cocktails from nationally-recognized mixologist, Todd Thrasher. (In a D.C. Minute)


(Flickr Pool photo by Ian Buggey, on Flickr)

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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