Speak Easy welcomes local developer Teddy Kim

Teddy Kim, a local developer and principal at Avanti Holdings Group, steps up to the mic for the second episode of Speak Easy, the...

Delving into data on lawsuits filed against the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]s.com T.C. lights. The Hugo Black House. Ask most Alexandrians, and they’ll be able to recite the details of these controversial,...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

Tying the Knot: Hometown kids find enduring love

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One way to a girl’s heart is to earn her mom’s stamp of approval. That’s what Dana Lawhorne, Alexandria’s sheriff...

City manager proposes 2-cent real estate tax hike with FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a 2-cent real estate tax increase, to...

Your Views: Why I love the new Seminary Road

To the editor: I live on a small cul-de-sac off of Seminary Road and use the road several times every day as either a driver,...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

Your Views: Seek realistic traffic solutions

To the editor: It is presumptuous and unrealistic, as one letter to the editor in the Feb 13. Alexandria Times, “Try biking around Alexandria, you’ll...

Your Views: Let the voters decide Alexandria’s direction

To the editor: My cap’s off to City Manager Mark Jinks for shedding additional light on how the decision was made to eliminate travel lanes...

Our View: An excessive tax increase

In most years, a 2-cent increase in the city’s proposed tax rate would be acceptable, as inflation raises the cost of doing business year...

T.C. Williams boys’ basketball takes division title

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With a surprise buzzer beater in the final second of the game, the T.C. Williams High School varsity boys’ basketball team claimed the Gunston District championship on Feb. 21. Nearing the...

T.C. Williams Signing Day comes early

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] An early signing day event took place at T.C. Williams High School last month. Titans Luke Wilson, Robert Longerbeam, Madeline Toaso and Shane Tucker celebrated years of hard work by formally...

SSSAS boys’ basketball shoots for playoffs

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Last year, the St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes boys’ varsity basketball team won the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state tournament for the first time since 1990. This year, they’re...

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A tale of ‘Perseverance’ : Student composer Nathan Pereda debuts new composition

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Composing music isn’t an easy way to make a living, but Northern Virginia Community College student Nathan Pereda might just have what it takes. Pereda, 26, is beginning his third year...

Speak Easy welcomes local developer Teddy Kim

Teddy Kim, a local developer and principal at Avanti Holdings Group, steps up to the mic for the second episode of Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times podcast. Kim was born and raised in Alexandria. Through...

How to lock down the perfect wedding venue

By Janet Daniels You’re engaged and beginning to plan your dream wedding. Congratulations! Now, where do you start? If you have the luxury of contracting a wedding planner for full planning services, then that person will...

Your Views: Why I love the new Seminary Road

To the editor: I live on a small cul-de-sac off of Seminary Road and use the road several times every day as either a driver,...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

Your Views: Seek realistic traffic solutions

To the editor: It is presumptuous and unrealistic, as one letter to the editor in the Feb 13. Alexandria Times, “Try biking around Alexandria, you’ll...

Your Views: Let the voters decide Alexandria’s direction

To the editor: My cap’s off to City Manager Mark Jinks for shedding additional light on how the decision was made to eliminate travel lanes...

Your Views: “A message from T.C. Williams High School principal”

To the editor: In my inbox on Feb. 13 I found in part the following: "We are writing to inform you that a T.C. Williams High...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Power and Reason

On Nov. 21, 1945, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson rose to make his opening statement in the criminal trial of Nazi war...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Celebrating 100 years of Parker-Gray

The Snowden School and the Hallowell School for Girls, the first public schools for black children in the City of Alexandria, opened 100 years...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Why veterans succeed as entrepreneurs

For a variety of reasons, veterans are very accomplished entrepreneurs. About 10 percent of U.S. businesses are veteran-owned and they have an impressive success...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘No, sir, we have not’

By Frank Putzu The first two pieces in this series showed that the Alexandria Fire Department was isolated from the decision to narrow Seminary Road....