Tag: old town

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....

BID debate to reignite this fall

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council’s summer recess winds down, discussions are beginning again on the future of the proposed Old Town business improvement...

Alexandria resident dead after South Van Dorn Street crash

An accident on South Van Dorn Street over the weekend ended with the death of an Alexandria resident. The Alexandria Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash...

Paula Thompson Marshall sentenced in murder of her husband

Paula Thompson Marshall, the 48-year-old Alexandria resident convicted in April of murdering her husband, will face 14 years in the penitentiary with three years of...

King Street Gateway development in west Old Town moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  It’s not the first time – or even the second – that redevelopment plans for the townhouses between 1604 and...

After APD officer assaulted in Old Town, arrest made

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  A suspect has been arrested following an assault on an Alexandria police officer in Old Town early Wednesday morning that resulted...

Updated: Police identify victim of fatal Old Town accident

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Police are investigating an accident in Old Town that resulted in one death and one serious injury over the weekend. The accident,...

Hotel planned for long-vacant 115 S. Union St. approved

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  The Alexandria City Council voted 6-0 to approve a modified permit allowing a 64-room boutique hotel with a 115-seat restaurant...

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...
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