Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

The freshest wedding hair and makeup trends of 2020

By Maria Elizabeth Calling all 2020 brides: Are you ready to get your bridal glow on with the most stunning wedding hair and makeup trends? With...

Tying the Knot: Del Ray newlyweds share their love story

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Kristen Gratton and Patrick Sullivan turned a long-distance shot-in-the-dark into a lifelong commitment. The couple met briefly at a conference during...

Special guest Olalekan Jeyifous to be featured on this month’s Speak...

Internationally-renowned artist Olalekan Jeyifous stopped by the studio this month for the third episode of Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times podcast.  Jeyifous might not be...

Café du Soleil plans to open this month

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new café is coming to Union Street. Café du Soleil, a French-inspired coffee shop, plans to open at 215 S....

Three Del Ray restaurants close within three months

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Three restaurants along Mount Vernon Avenue, the main business strip in Del Ray, recently closed. Catch on the Ave., a seafood...