Coverage of Alexandria’s local arts, theater and music 

Seniors: Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death

By Cindy Leach Schelhorn “My grandma has dementia. She can’t read or play with us like she used to. It makes me sad. I want...

Seniors: Decluttering is a vital step for healthy aging

By Lindsay Hutter Ask an adult age 55 or older what the key steps to healthy aging are, and you likely will hear responses such...

Oak Steakhouse joins Alexandria’s sizzling restaurant scene

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Oak Steakhouse, a new restaurant offering a modern twist on the classic steakhouse, is bringing the heat to Old Town...

Foodie: Savor the flavor of homemade buttermilk biscuits

By Peter McCall, executive chef at Jackson 20 I am one of the fortunate ones. Growing up with my mother, I got to help make...

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Review: ‘Midsommar’ delivers relationship woes and twisted horrors in the light...

By Richard Roeper Clocking in at a bloated two hours and 20 minutes of very slow build, the gorgeous, weird and ludicrous horror film “Midsommar”...