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Our View: Can we ‘put up a parking lot?’

Our city government has declared war on cars. That’s the only conclusion that can be drawn from the totality of its actions in recent years...

Our View: BID proposal is a good start, but issues remain

Traffic and Parking. Parking and traffic. These two interchangeable issues are the unstated crux of the problem with business prosperity in Old Town. A BID...

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

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...

City council defers action on BID until Tuesday

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com   The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously at a public hearing on Saturday to allot further time at Tuesday's legislative meeting to discuss and...

Opinion: 130 businesses oppose BID

 To the editor: We, the undersigned businesses and property owners, do not support the business improvement district as it is proposed and urge the city...

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...

Our View: To BID or not to BID is the wrong...

It’s tough to get where you want to go if you choose the wrong departure point. That’s our primary takeaway from Tuesday night’s city council...

Times Analysis: BID process draws local leaders’ ire

The Times has learned that during the year-long exploration process for a potential Business Improvement District for Old Town, anti-BID voices have repeatedly been...

Clash over proposed business improvement district heats up

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com Arguments surrounding a proposed Business Improvement District for Old Town have grown heated within Alexandria’s business community, leading to shouting matches...
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