Virginia Nightclub to Reopen With Changes, ‘COVID-19 Fee’

One of the area’s longest operating music venues will reopen next month with some major changes, including a “COVID-19 fee.†The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, has been closed since mid-March, like thousands of music venues across the country. Owner Gary Oelze tells News4 he plans to reopen July 10. “We’ve been closed 103 days as of today,†Oelze said in…