Alexandria Shop Small Week launches on Black Friday

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com For 10 days, nearly 50 independent retailers in Alexandria will participate in Alexandria Shop Small Week, a new promotion organized...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Keep gatherings and shopping small this season

By Lindsey Sullivan | lsullivan@alextimes.com A lot has changed this year. COVID-19 guidelines in Virginia have recently restricted gatherings to 25 people or less, and...

South Alex rebuilds after ‘devastating’ fire

By Lindsey Sullivan | lsullivan@alextimes.com A massive, four-alarm structure fire in February created a column of smoke over Alexandria that was visible from miles away....

Alexandria bike sales boom during pandemic

By Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit Northern Virginia, residents have been spotting more bicycles zipping around Alexandria’s streets and careening...

Monte Durham plans to open a new waterfront salon

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com Over a bottle of Lanson rosé champagne, Monte Durham and his friend, Dan Via, debate the design of the business...

Retail Therapy: Top five tips for shopping estate sales

By Willow Wright Spring is just around the corner and yard and garage sales will be popping up left and right, but have you ever...