General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

Tourism spending increases in Alexandria year-over-year

Tourism spending increased by just under 5 percent year-over-year to $826 million, Visit Alexandria announced at its annual meeting on Monday night.  The figure represents...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at...

King Street Art Festival to limit parking this weekend

After being rescheduled due to weather, the King Street Art Festival will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday...

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos |  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Alexandria ZIP code named a top trending millennial area

Alexandria's 22314 ZIP code, which extends from Old Town's southern edge to Potomac Yard, is the second biggest "trending" millennial ZIP code, according to...
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