For our Morning 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 are five (5) news items that caught our eye.
In the News
Now that the rain is gone, some below normal weather for a change Sunday (7/30) will bring the DMV region a return of sunshine with very comfortable, albeit still slightly below-normal, temps in the 80-85 degree range. Monday (7/31) thru Wednesday (8/2/2017) will be very nice out with highs much more in alignment with average temps for late July/early August. (DMV Weather)
Topgolf Moving OUT of Alexandria area? Topgolf has agreed to open a new facility near National Harbor, which may mean the end of its Alexandria location — the first Topgolf opened in the United States. (Biz Journal)
The Washington Capitals Wes Johnson gets some rings The Washington Kastles presented members of the organization with championship rings from the team’s 2013, 2014, and 2015 championship seasons. (RMNB)
Pacers – Not Just a Running Store Yes, Pacers is a run specialty store that sells running shoes, clothes, accessories but it is more, it is a place that builds and fosters community. (OTBD blog)
Remembering Cool ‘Disco’ Dan With heavy hearts, we are saddened to report that Danny Hogg, known worldwide as Cool “Disco” Dan, passed away on July 26, 2017 due to complications from diabetes. (PoPville)
Photo of the Day
The Bacon Brothers conclude their three day visit to the Birchmere TONIGHT. Tickets still available.