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Few options available to city officials hoping to relocate proposed Walgreens

Few options available to city officials hoping to relocate proposed Walgreens

By Derrick Perkins Del Ray residents may not want a Walgreens along The Avenue, but city officials can do little to dissuade the national retailer. The project, which would displace five small shops at the corner [...]

Bombay Curry Company to open in Del Ray

Bombay Curry Company to open in Del Ray

Bombay Curry Company, an Indian restaurant once tucked away on the ground floor of The Calvert apartment building, is reopening at 2607 Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray, and locals are embracing it with wagging tongues. [...]

It’s all fun and games (and art) at Del Ray Artisans

It’s all fun and games (and art) at Del Ray Artisans

What’s the difference between poker and politics? Some would argue nothing — they’re both games, contests of will and skill that crown a winner and bury a loser. Some would argue everything in life is deducible [...]

With relocation to Del Ray, VeloCity bike co-op to remain in Alexandria

With relocation to Del Ray, VeloCity bike co-op to remain in Alexandria

Fears that Alexandria’s nonprofit, do-it-yourself bicycle repair shop, VeloCity, would roll out of town have proven unfounded. The waterfront institution will take up new digs in Del Ray later this year. Christian Myers, one of the [...]

Eight years later, murder of ‘Queen of Del Ray’ Nancy Dunning remains a mystery

Eight years later, murder of ‘Queen of Del Ray’ Nancy Dunning remains a mystery

For the eighth consecutive year, Del Ray residents lined Mount Vernon Avenue with luminaries in memory of Nancy Dunning. For the eighth consecutive year, her murder remains unsolved. “This is always a weird day and it’s [...]

Attention meat eaters: Pork Barrel BBQ opens this afternoon

Attention meat eaters: Pork Barrel BBQ opens this afternoon

The wait is over for local barbeque fans. Pork Barrel BBQ will finally open Tuesday at 2300 Mount Vernon Ave. Inspired by the award-winning barbeque sauce of the same name, Pork Barrel BBQ’s restaurant was a [...]

Trying to coexist on ‘Main Street’

Trying to coexist on ‘Main Street’

Late-night restaurant and wary residents search for common ground in Del Ray

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Walker named ‘Heart of Del Ray’

Walker named ‘Heart of Del Ray’

Real estate agent gets annual neighborhood award [...]

Del Ray Designer Creates Artists Studio for Fall Design Center

Del Ray Designer Creates Artists Studio for Fall Design Center

Ludwick contributes to area's seasonal design house. [...]