Tag: Alexandria

Our View: What we’re thankful for this year

Practiced gratitude is a psychological approach that has been shown to increase happiness. We feel better when we focus on positive things, for which...

Chadwicks celebrates 50 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When partners Mike Kirby, Tom Russo and Joe McGuinness opened Chadwicks in Old Town back in 1979, it was the...

Opioids in Alexandria: The opioid crisis through an EMT’s lens

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria paramedic Chad Shade’s idea of an emergency is different from that of most people. Shade, a 14-year veteran of the...

Alexandria man pleads guilty to playing part in bribery scheme

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  An Alexandria man pleaded guilty on Monday to playing a role in a bribery scheme orchestrated by two Virginia Department...

How Alexandria’s Potomack Company built a national reputation

By Louise Krafft “Going once, going twice, sold!” is the familiar call of the auctioneer as the gavel drops and the sale is final. Auctions date...

Local attorney Mo Seifeldein to run for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mohamed “Mo” Seifeldein, an attorney and owner of a local law firm, announced Saturday that he will run for Alexandria...

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announces mayoral run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announced on Monday morning that he will run for mayor in 2018, setting the stage for a...

Our View: Divergent realities on parking in Alexandria

It’s difficult to recall an issue with a bigger discrepancy between the views of residents and city officials than that of parking in Alexandria. Residents...

Alexandria businesses discuss opportunity, competition at The Wharf

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Years before ground was broken to build The Wharf in southwest D.C., Alexandria-based Potomac Riverboat Co. was already preparing to head...

Workforce development program provides opportunity

By Maya Pottiger Hidden among a cluster of identical office buildings is a life-changing opportunity for many in the Alexandria community. Since 1998, the Workforce Innovation...
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