Tag: old town

Bomb threat in Old Town given ‘all clear’

A bomb threat made against an office building on the 600 block of Prince Street on Sunday was given the "all clear," Alexandria police...

City’s Old Town BID decision met with mixed reactions

More than a year after an exploratory committee began developing plans to create a business improvement district in Old Town, City Manager Mark Jinks announced the...

City drops bid for business improvement district

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks announced Tuesday night during a city council legislative meeting that Alexandria is dropping its attempt to...

Let’s Eat: Adventure Awaits at Balducci’s

Alexandria residents craving a culinary adventure shouldn’t look further than Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market at 600 Franklin St. Just inside the doors awaits expertly crafted,...

Help for Houston: Alexandrians pitch in to help victims of Hurricane...

By Denise Dunbar and Alexa Epitropoulos In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, more than 1,100 members of the federal National Disaster Medical System were deployed...

Our View: City council wish list

Labor Day marks the beginning of a new year for many. The end of summer in reality, if not by calendar, is the traditional starting...

My View: Parking reduction proposals are unfair

By Rod Kuckro Alexandria residents should be very wary of a proposal working its way through city hall that would deny neighborhoods the ability to...

Gallery: What the eclipse looked like in Alexandria

Alexandrians took a break from their schedules on Monday afternoon to view the solar eclipse. The D.C. metro area experienced about 80 percent coverage at...

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...

City task force mulls business parking exemptions

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com City staff on Tuesday night advocated exempting new businesses occupying less than 10,000 square feet from providing any parking spaces....
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