Tag: Alexandria

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...

Asana executives share insight into Old Town retail strategy

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Two executives spearheading commercial real estate company Asana Partners’ acquisition of 21 Old Town storefronts offered more insight into their...

Longtime teacher Amy Jackson to run for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Amy Jackson, a former Fairfax County teacher and longtime Alexandria resident, is the latest to announce her candidacy for city council. Jackson filed...

New pizza restaurant to open on Mount Vernon Avenue

Pizza chain Toppers Pizza will open its first Alexandria location this weekend. The pizza restaurant will host its grand opening at its 3827 Mount Vernon...

Report of car theft, assault in North Old Town

Alexandria police are investigating a report of a physical assault and car theft in North Old Town on Sunday night. The incident, which took place...

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 Part 4: The opioid crisis through an EMT’s...

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...
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