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King Street Gateway development in west Old Town moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  It’s not the first time – or even the second – that redevelopment plans for the townhouses between 1604 and...

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,...

After APD officer assaulted in Old Town, arrest made

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  A suspect has been arrested following an assault on an Alexandria police officer in Old Town early Wednesday morning that resulted...

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...

SPORTS

Potomac Nationals consider move to Alexandria

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com City leaders have mixed views on the possibility of a minor league baseball team’s return to the Port City, with Mayor Allison Silberberg preaching caution while Vice Mayor Justin Wilson...

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,...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Art Review: Sarah Nesbitt grasps truth of matter

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com If a concept or story is initially factual, but its facts are obscured, intentionally or not, by each retelling, is the new story any more or less true? If we all agree...

Foodie: Lagers, pilsners swell in popularity

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  As summer reaches its midway point, craft beer fans are seeking out lighter, more refreshing beer options. It should come as no surprise that session IPAs, which still pack a hop-heavy punch...

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...

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

Foodie: Lagers, pilsners swell in popularity

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  As summer reaches its midway point, craft beer fans are seeking out lighter, more refreshing beer options. It should come as...

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...
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