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Saturday Roundup: Alexandria’s Birthday, Live Music Week, Bilbo Baggins, and more!

Alexandria, Virginia Birthday Celebration - Saturday July 11, 2015

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

Rain is NOW Gone – so Carpe Diem the rest of the weekend! Some raindrops are around today, but a majority of the weekend should end up dry. Of course, rain risks don’t stay away long these days. (Capital Weather Gang)

Traffic & Transit tips for this weekend Several Red Line stations through the middle of the District will be closed on Saturday. (Dr. Gridlock)

Day 2 of Alexandria’s first-ever Live Music Week Here’s who’s playing where Saturday, July 11, 2015 (Red Brick Town)

Alexandria’s 266th Birthday celebration is tonight Here’s what you need to know (Red Brick Town)

City Council endorses ACPS long range facilities plan It has been two and a half years in the making, but a joint city council-Alexandria City Public Schools framework to cope with rapid student enrollment growth is now in place after endorsements last month from both the school board and city council. (Alexandria Times)

Beer and Barbeque at Bibo Baggins Changes are happening at one of Alexandria’s most popular joints (Alexandria Gazette)

Metro stabbing sparks debate Why didn’t other passengers help Kevin Sutherland? (WTOP)

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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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