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Updated: Police identify victim of fatal Old Town accident

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Police are investigating an accident in Old Town that resulted in one death and one serious injury over the weekend. The accident,...

Alexandria Aces give back with youth summer camps

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com Day in and day out this summer, Alexandria Aces catcher David Martinez has woken up early and gone to bed...

What’s behind the curse of 100 King?

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  When Carluccio’s shuttered its Old Town location at 100 King St. overnight on June 20, it seemed to confirm the...

BID proposal gets no vote, but will get revamp over the summer

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  After months of heated debate, plans for a business improvement district in Old Town are being put on hold for the...

Rising U-Va. sophomore Hughes Page makes mark as Alexandria Aces pitcher

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com  With one out left in the 2008 District 4 Little League championship game, Hughes Page, playing catcher, watched as a breaking...

SPORTS

Alexandria Aces pitch in to all-star game victory

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com Six Alexandria Aces and coach David DeSilva made key contributions as their team tossed a shutout en route to winning the Cal Ripken League all-star game on Monday. The league’s South Division toppled...

Alexandria Aces give back with youth summer camps

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com Day in and day out this summer, Alexandria Aces catcher David Martinez has woken up early and gone to bed late. But he’s doing even more than playing with the Aces,...

Letter to the editor: Lights at T.C. Williams an unacceptable breach of faith

I am a homeowner in the Seminary Community, which is directly adjacent to T.C. Williams High School and athletic field.  As a matter of fact, my backyard, as well as those of many of...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Art Review: Artist Sally Davies leaves a lasting impression

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com  Sally Davies has an intriguing attitude toward light. Nothing at all is absolute, and everything in a given scene becomes warm, gyrating between swirls of orange and hot white in the...

Summer hazards for your dog

By Kim Gilliam Summer offers many ways to spend quality time outdoors with your dog, exercising, exploring new places and participating in fun summer events. With temperatures on the rise though, it’s important to take the...

Dairy Godmother enters new era with change in ownership

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Liz Davis can remember the past lives of the building that now houses The Dairy Godmother at 2310 Mt. Vernon Ave.  As a child, she and her sisters would often go...

LETTERS

Letter to the editor: City council needs reform

To the editor: It is time to rein in the rampant disregard of the public trust by the Alexandria City Council. Congressman Don Beyer has just...

Opinion: Old Town needs a BID

To the editor: Bittersweet Café closed last July after 33 years of daily operation. I made a necessary business decision, but I did so with a heavy heart. Foot...

My View: The Brandenburg Gate speech resonates 30 years later

By Denise Dunbar Dear Josey: On Sunday, you and your friends from school visited the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on your post-graduation trip. You had...

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on Jefferson-Houston performance

To the Editors, I’m writing to unpack a statement in a letter to the Alexandria Times editors titled “City should spend less money on education.”...

Your View: This Presidents Day, take in the history that is disappearing

By Gebe Johnson, The Queen Street Coalition (File photo) There is a reason the upcoming Presidents’ Day parade in Alexandria includes a picturesque stretch along...

COLUMNS

Alexandria in Action: What would George and Ben think?

As we celebrate our nation’s 241st birthday and our city’s 268th, I think back to a column I wrote in 2014 about two of...

The Business Plan: Why small businesses fail

By Bill Reagan It’s widely held that small businesses often fail. SBA’s metrics show two-thirds survive at least two years, but only half make it...

Opinion: Old Town needs a BID

To the editor: Bittersweet Café closed last July after 33 years of daily operation. I made a necessary business decision, but I did so with a heavy heart. Foot...

My View: The Brandenburg Gate speech resonates 30 years later

By Denise Dunbar Dear Josey: On Sunday, you and your friends from school visited the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on your post-graduation trip. You had...
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