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Afternoon Links: Sunset in DC Edition

Sunset in DC edition (Image via @HolidayInnDC on Twitter)
For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.

Here comes the humidity… Today’s heat was comfortably dry. You’ll notice more of a sweat factor tomorrow. (CWG)

Where the Obama’s will stay in Washington, D.C. after President Obama’s term ends in the White House President Obama and his family have reportedly decided to lease an 8,200-square-foot mansion in DC’s Kalorama neighborhood after they leave the White House next January. The eight-bedroom, nine-and-a-half-bathroom residence is owned by Glover Park Group co-founder Joe Lockhart and his wife, Giovanna Gray Lockhart, the Washington editor of Glamour. (Washingtonian)

Romanian hacker Gucifer pleads guilty at Alexandria federal court The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer will serve at least two years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family in 2013 and publicly releasing private family photos. (WaPo)

What to expect when the Metro distruptions begin Planners can show the extra bus routes, but can’t tell you how much extra time to leave. (Dr. Gridlock)

10 colorful houses in Del Ray When in Del Ray I frequently see houses that catch my eye. Luckily, I am always ready to take a picture with my iPhone. There is a famous saying, “the best camera you have is the one you with you.” I find that to be true. (DIY Del Ray)

(Image via @HolidayInnDC on Twitter)

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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