City proposes residential parking permit changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Changes to the city’s residential parking permit program are underway and both residents and businesses are concerned about what the...

2019 Alexandria Film Festival brings 53 films to the screen

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every year, thousands of film lovers flock to Venice, Manhattan and Park City to catch a glimpse of the latest...

Douglas MacArthur modernization process begins

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Plans are solidifying for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School modernization project, which will involve demolishing the existing building and constructing...

Quarterback Robert Longerbeam leads T.C. to playoffs

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] You could say T.C. Williams High School senior Robert Longerbeam has had a good fall. As quarterback of T.C’s football...

Home Profile: Breathing life into senior living

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] In a bright one-bedroom apartment with an open floorplan on the upper levels of Goodwin House, Mark Raabe exemplifies that...

Torpedo Factory celebrates milestones with anniversary ball

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] This year marks 100 years for the Torpedo Factory building and 45 years since it first started operating as an...

Weichert expands further into DMV

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Weichert Commercial Brokerage, an Alexandria-based real estate broker, announced a significant expansion in the DMV area, according to an Oct....

James Beard Award-winning chef to lead Robinson Landing restaurant

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Mill, a new restaurant coming to the Robinson Landing development on the waterfront, is partnering with southern chef and...

Compass opens second Alexandria office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Real estate technology company Compass celebrated the opening of its second Alexandria office on Nov. 6, according to a news...

A new tenant for city’s Ice House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s Ice House could be back in business if Goodie’s Frozen Custard has its way. The carry-out frozen custard provider...

Quarterback Robert Longerbeam leads T.C. to playoffs

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] You could say T.C. Williams High School senior Robert Longerbeam has had a good fall. As quarterback of T.C’s football team, he has led the Titans to the state playoffs,...

T.C. Williams ice hockey kicks off 2019-2020 season

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] T.C. Williams High School’s varsity ice hockey team began its 2019-2020 season with a 13-2 win against Centreville High School on Oct. 25. After a narrow 4-3 loss against Washington-Liberty High...

The unsung hero of the ’24 Senators

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Washington Nationals are vying for just the second World Series title in D.C. history. Fans eagerly await the Nationals’ first home game of the 2019 fall classic Friday night...

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James Beard Award-winning chef to lead Robinson Landing restaurant

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Mill, a new restaurant coming to the Robinson Landing development on the waterfront, is partnering with southern chef and James Beard award-winner John Currence, according to a news release. The...

A new tenant for city’s Ice House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s Ice House could be back in business if Goodie’s Frozen Custard has its way. The carry-out frozen custard provider applied for a special use permit to operate in the...

13th Alexandria Film Festival brings record numbers

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] More than 1,000 cinephiles flocked to the Charles Beatley Library and AMC Hoffman Center 22 for the 13th annual Alexandria Film Festival last weekend. Between Friday and Sunday, audiences had the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Seek advice and ask questions

One of the common characteristics of highly successful business owners is their tendency to ask really good questions – and lots of them. Even...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

Your Views: Why pick the most damaging Metro location?

To the editor: The City of Alexandria, WMATA and Coalition for Smarter Growth, among others, are risking public safety in their push to build the...

Your Views: A solution to idling tour buses

To the editor: The Alexandria Old and Historic District is experiencing a tour bus crisis on its old and narrow streets. These massive 45- to...

Your Views: City staffers do council’s bidding

To the editor: Letter writers may try to blame staff for city hall's egregious policy decisions, but staff is only recommending what it has been...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Preventing domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Oct. 24, the City’s Domestic Violence Intervention Project is hosting the Silent Witness Vigil, an event that...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: The exciting times are just...

These are exciting times for Alexandria City Public Schools. In the past two weeks, we announced that all schools within ACPS are fully accredited...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday season

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

Finance: Now is a good time to take out a business loan

By R. Bruce Gemmill Last month the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates .25 basis points. Usually the FED lowers rates to bolster an uncertain or...