Sunday, April 7, 2013
Friday fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damages.
Market 2 Market, located at 116 E. Del Ray Ave., remains closed until further notice following a fire that started in the wall at the rear of the sandwich shop on Friday afternoon. The fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damages, according to Alexandria Chief Fire Marshal Robert Rodriguez. Fore more on the incident: For the quickest updates, "like" Del Ray Patch on Facebook and follow @delraypatch on Twitter. Interested in getting Del Ray Patch directly into your inbox each morning? Learn more about our daily newsletter.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Alexandria Fire Department crews extinguish fire in a little more than an hour.
7:45 p.m. update — Power will not be restored at St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, The Dairy Godmother and The UPS Store until 11 a.m. Saturday, according to Liz Davis, owner of the The Dairy Godmother. — — — — Alexandria and Arlington fire crews responded to a fire that started shortly after 3 p.m. Friday inside a wall at the rear of Market 2 Market in the 100 block of E. Del Ray Avenue. Alexandria Chief Fire Marshal Robert Rodriguez said it was “an accidental fire” that started in the first-floor wall of the sandwich shop. Smoke made its way into the basement and second floor of the building, which sustained an estimated $200,000 in damages, Rodriguez said. • See: VIDEO: Alexandria Fire Crews Respond to Fire Behind St. Elmo's Coffee Pub • See: …
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
New Italian deli offers killer beer selection.
11 a.m. Thursday update — Reader Laura Mead sent Del Ray Patch a photo of Market 2 Market's sandwich menu. It is now attached to the story. You can click on it on the right. — — — — Market 2 Market, a new deli specializing in Italian meats and cheeses with a loaded beer selection, opens today on E. Del Ray Avenue just behind St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub. After a summer of ramp-up work, Larry Ponzi, also the owner of Cafe Pizzaiolo, was putting the finishing touches on his new place on Tuesday afternoon. “I like to think we’re the opposite of Cheesetique,” he said. “We have meat and beer versus the wine and cheese that they offer.” Ponzi said the focus at Market 2 Market will be carryout offerings, including sandwiches and a full deli of meats and…