Category Archives: Fairfax County

Flag Day miracle: Wegmans opening Kingstwowne-ish location June 14

Wegmans Alexandria location to open in June – NBC Washington DESTINATION SUPERMARKET SHOPPERS REJOICE! Remember exactly five years ago today when I said Wegmans was opening south of Alexandria? We finally have a date – June 14, a Sunday. So yay, I finally TEH GR8EST GROCERE STORE EVAH! Kind of nearby. The mailing address will

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VDOT releases 1949 footage of Shirley Highway in Alexandria

The Virginia Department of Transportation has released another Then & Now video, this time of Henry G. Shirley Highway in 1949, then known as Virginia primary route 350 and now Interstate 395. Last time, the video was of US 29 in Arlington. This time VDOT recreated about a 2-mile drive along Shirley Highway and combined

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29 Tastee Diner, circa 1995

Fairfax’s 29 Diner saved

After I initially became aware of the closure of the 29 Diner (nee 29 Tastee Diner, my photo above is circa 1995), I CC’ed a couple of loval Post columnists about the demise. Both indicated that 29 Diner would return. The Post still hasn’t reported anything, but yesterday I found that Northern Virginia Magazine has

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