For Rule 5 Tuesday, 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!
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When will the latest heat end? Warmer temperatures and higher humidity return today; peak heat is expected tomorrow. (CWG)
Why are the Blue and Yellow Lines on Metrorail single tracking? Metro is limiting train speeds on portions of the Blue and Yellow Lines due to deteriorated rail ties. (Dr. Gridlock)
Date Night at Junction bakery & Bistro in Del Ray Its rare to find a place that can offer up a delicious breakfast in a relaxed setting and a cute bistro style dinner. Junction Bakery & Bistro is doing both and making it look easy. (In A D.C. Minute)
History of the Wythe Street name in Alexandria For me, I have always wondered (and confess I had total ignorance) about Wythe Street. Eight blocks north of busy King Street, it stretches from the Braddock Road Metro down towards the waterfront. (JayBird’s Jottings)
Shopkeeper Spotlight: Periwinkle If you have been shopping in the DMV for the past several years, then the name Periwinkle should be familiar. Periwinkle first opened its doors off of Slater’s Lane in 2005, eventually expanding to Shirlington Village and the National Harbor. But after nine years of leases and landlords, owner Elizabeth Mason knew she wanted something else. Periwinkle joined its sister store, The Pink Armoire, as an online shop while Elizabeth regrouped and took her time to find her next location. (OTBD Blog)