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Planned market could anchor 
new waterfront development

Planned market could anchor 
new waterfront development

By Erich Wagner Jody Manor just recently earned city council’s permission to open a waterfront eatery, but he’s already moving full steam ahead. City councilors approved plans for a 150-seat restaurant and retail market in and [...]

After devastating fire, Alexandria’s Masons rebuild in grand fashion

After devastating fire, Alexandria’s Masons rebuild in grand fashion

In 1752, a 20-year-old George Washington was initiated as an entered apprentice of the newly formed Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge, created under a dispensation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Colony of Massachusetts. More than three [...]

UPDATED: Victim in overnight shooting identified

UPDATED: Victim in overnight shooting identified

City police have launched an investigation into an early morning fatal shooting involving an Arlington County sheriff’s deputy on the 100 block of Lynhaven Drive on Wednesday. Reports of a gunshot in the neighborhood adjacent to [...]

Bucolic nature of Founders 
Park under threat by new policy

Bucolic nature of Founders 
Park under threat by new policy

To the editor: High-rise development on Founders Park was staved off in 1979 as the result of concerted efforts by nearby residents and Ellen Pickering, among others. Since then, Founders Park Community Association members have been [...]

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Alexandria architect leaves his mark

Alexandria architect leaves his mark

A recent addition to the Virginia Landmarks Register is the International-style Charles M. Goodman House, which sits along North Quaker Lane in Alexandria. Goodman was an influential American architect, educated at the Illinois Institute of Technology, who [...]

With Beauregard vote, city council sends a clear message

With Beauregard vote, city council sends a clear message

To the editor: “You’re good enough to work in Alexandria but not good enough to live here.” Is that the message that Mayor Bill Euille and City Councilors John Chapman, Tim Lovain, Del Pepper, Paul Smedberg [...]

Pizzeria Paradiso was there 
for us in a pinch last month

Pizzeria Paradiso was there 
for us in a pinch last month

To the editor: On March 18, our local group home was told we would be undergoing repairs early the following day. Residents and staff would not be allowed in the home while these repairs were being [...]

Free advice is available to local entrepreneurs

Free advice is available to local entrepreneurs

Small businesses and nonprofits often face situations in which it makes sense to get expert guidance to avoid costly mistakes. At the very earliest concept for a business venture, there are resources that can provide objective [...]

Spring is for rebuilding

Spring is for rebuilding

To the editor: Is it spring yet? Some locals peg spring’s arrival to the cherry blossoms, but here in Alexandria, we know it’s tied to National Rebuilding Day — the ultimate sign of renewal and revitalization. [...]