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 at NOVA. During his time...
By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Over a bottle of Lanson rosé champagne, Monte Durham and his friend, Dan Via, debate the design of the business card samples spread across the bar at Brut Champagne and Wine Bar on South Royal...
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, walker, cyclist or simply a resident. The new Seminary Road is beneficial to me and...
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 out the following: First, a "hip vibe" is already available around D.C., from Arlington to the...
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 like it,” recently suggested to create more bike lanes to encourage people to use them...
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 on Seminary Road in his article in the Feb. 13 Alexandria Times, “Key facts about...
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 over year. But this isn’t most years. This year, property values in Alexandria went through the...
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 end of the fourth quarter,...
By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved a license agreement permitting Potomac Riverboat Company to use its water taxis for commuter service during a public hearing on Saturday. Commuters interested in taking the water taxi can start doing so...
By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council updated the 2003 Eisenhower East small area plan to push for more affordable housing, open space and pedestrian connectivity at its public hearing on Saturday. Department of Planning and Zoning staff presented council with...