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Halloween 2020 in Alexandria was a quieter affair than in pre-pandemic days that saw families and neighbors mark the holiday with socially distanced gatherings. A rare Blue Moon illuminated this Halloween.
In late August, several of the health and wellness businesses located on and adjacent to Mount Vernon Avenue banded together to create the Wellness District, a subgroup of the Del Ray Business Association, that is composed of more than 40 wellness-focused organizations. The Wellness District was established to highlight a network of healthcare and fitness providers that has been growing for more than 20 years, according to a news release. Its goal is to better connect people with resources for physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
The annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 – 16, 2020, throughout Old Town and Del Ray. It is one of the longest-running seasonal summer shopping events for independent boutiques. The event is led by Visit Alexandria in partnership with the City of Alexandria, Old Town Boutique District, Old Town Business Association, and Del Ray Business Association.
Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant & Bar is an elegant Irish pub with a fireplace & patio offering TV sports & live music amid an antique decor. It is located at 112 King St, Alexandria, VA. Dishes offered at Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant & Bar include Corned Beef & Cabbage, Seafood Linguini, 12oz New York Strip, Chicken Curry, Crispy Irish Egg Rolls, Fish and Chips, Shepherd’s Pie, and more.
Two locations in Alexandria are offering limited free community coronavirus testing on Monday. New vehicles were stopped admitting to drive-thru testing at Landmark Mall along Van Dorn Street at 1 p.m., five hours before it was set to close down. It is one of two locations that planned to have free testing with no appointment or doctor’s referral required.
The King Street Trolley transports riders between the King Street Metrorail Station and the Potomac River waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. The trolley runs daily every 15 minutes. The trolley has many stops for hopping on and off, exploring the shops, restaurants, and attractions found along Alexandria’s historic main street.
The streets of Old Town were filled with parade-goers and participants, from bagpipers to Irish dancers, alike to celebrate the March 7 39th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Founders Park is a peaceful 4.67-acre riverside park that borders the Potomac River in Old Town Alexandria. The park is three blocks north of the Torpedo Factory Art Center and is near the shops and restaurants of King Street and the marina. It is also within a walking distance from Port Royal Condos.