News and trends in Alexandria’s business and development community.

Sassy Boutique opens in Crilley Warehouse

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When Sarah Bryen and Abigail Wolverton realized they’d been dating the same guy, neither could have imagined they’d be signing...

Psychedelic ‘80s meets Scandinavian industrial at Aslin

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Aslin Beer Company doesn’t have exposed brick walls, it isn’t decorated with string lights and it doesn’t use wooden barrels...

Plans solidify for new waterfront restaurants

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The specific designs for two new waterfront restaurants have come into focus since preliminary plans were approved in March. The restaurants...

Mount Purrnon, Alexandria’s first cat café, pounces into Old Town

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A dozen or so new tenants are coming to 109 S. Alfred St. this spring, and they’re ready to cuddle. Mount...

Former CIA analyst starts family history business

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Lisa Maddox, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, has big plans to give ancestry.com a run for its money. With a...

Augie’s reopens with a renovated patio, 10 mussel options and 35...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...