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Armed robber targets United Bank

Police are on the look out for the man who walked into an Old Town United Bank location Tuesday morning, flashed a handgun and...

Restaurant week in full swing

The winter version of Alexandria’s restaurant week begins today and runs through January 22 so foodies and plain old eaters get 10 nights to...

New year brings diverse new businesses to Old Town

The new year has meant new shops and other businesses in Old Town for residents and tourists alike. Lulu Sage, an upscale salon and spa,...

Opinion: Does personal financial gain trump citizens’ interest?

From the moment I first drove down King Street, I have always loved Old Town — its historic streets and architecture, the waterfront along...

Editorial: Criminals have it easy at City Hall

Government employees have a target on their backs as the country wades slowly out of recession. Secure public sector jobs and guaranteed pensions anger...

City officials prioritize halting public employee malfeasance

From embezzlement to assault and forgery, eight public employees faced criminal charges in 2011, prompting officials to make tightening internal controls and reforming hiring...

Transformative waterfront plan poised for passage

A version of the city’s oft debated, much-maligned waterfront plan is poised for a final vote and adoption for the second time in less...

Alexandria woman struck by Metro train committed suicide

The 56-year-old woman struck by a Metro train at Van Dorn Street Station last Friday morning deliberately jumped onto the tracks, a Metro spokesman...

Iconic Old Town Theater to shut its doors for good

The marquee is coming down and the curtains at Old Town Theater are drawing to a permanent close after this weekend, ending Roger Fons’s...

Chef Cathal Armstrong expands his culinary kingdom with Society Fair

Local chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong hopes foodies far and wide will eat up his new wine bar and market, a marriage of American...
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