Alexandria restaurants are striving to keep up with the demand for a break from the home-cooked norm as the stay-at-home order continues through another week. The city’s diners can still take a bit of a timeout for some good food – or drink – from neighborhood eateries and breweries as Gov. Ralph Northam’s stay-at-home order allows for carryout or delivery. Here are some spots around the city offering up a little something special.
An online virtual information session will be held by the City of Alexandria, the Alexandria Health Department, Inova Health System, and the Alexandria City Public Schools on Thursday, March 12, from 8 to 9 p.m., to provide information and answer questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus. The session will be accessible at alexandriava.gov/Health.
Waterfront Park is located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria at 1A Prince Street. Waterfront Park is a peaceful respite with a statue of a shipbuilder, old anchors, and a monument to fallen policemen. The new Waterfront Park combines the original King Street Park and Waterfront Park sites with the sites of the former Old Dominion Boat Club building and parking lot to create a seamless transition between Old Town’s historic retail corridor and the water.
Cosmetics store Sephora opened a store in Old Town Alexandria on Friday, January 24. The store is located at 810 King Street, the former site of home furniture store Random Harvest. That store moved to 814 King Street.
According to wtop.com, “All phone service to nonemergency numbers in the City of Alexandria has been restored, according to the Virginia city’s website. The restoration came Tuesday night after the city reported the problem earlier in the day. The city said inbound calls to its nonemergency numbers were not working because of a problem with Verizon’s network and that Verizon was working to fix the issue.”