Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘Earnest’ is too important to miss

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Scott Suchman) It always is satisfying to while away the hours at the theater, but it’s most especially pleasurable to let playwright...

Arrests made in Safeway robbery case

By Derrick Perkins (File photo) City police confirmed that two of the men involved in the south Old Town Safeway heist late last year have...

Fundraiser nets big bucks for Typhoon Haiyan relief

By Derrick Perkins (File photo) Area children with ties to the local Filipino community organized a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan relief earlier this month, raising...

Hitting the brakes on bicycle lanes

By Erich Wagner (Photo/Erich Wagner) The debate over bike lanes on a stretch of King Street that has roiled the Taylor Run neighborhood will roll...

City council approves waterfront hotel

By Derrick Perkins (Image/City of Alexandria) Residents remain apprehensive about a waterfront hotel in the 200 block of S. Union St., but city councilors green-lighted...

Utility company lends volunteer firefighters a hand

By Derrick Perkins (File photo) The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department got a boost from Virginia American Water last week, receiving a $6,000 donation from the...

Fire chief departs Alexandria for McAuliffe administration

By Derrick Perkins (File Photo) Fire Chief Adam Thiel is stepping down to take a position with Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration. The announcement came late Friday...

Seminary launches eco-friendly campaign

By Derrick Perkins (File photo) The Virginia Theological Seminary is going green — and in a big way. Officials announced last week that the local institution...

Playing outside the lines

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The forecast warned of wintery weather on the way earlier this week, but the basketball players at Ewald Park in...

The cost of fighting the good fight

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Don Ipock) Many of you will not recognize the name Paul Robeson. And if you’re among those racking your brain, you can...
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