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...

Maryland man dies in Eisenhower Avenue crash

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com  A Maryland man died Wednesday night after crashing into a tree on the 5600 block of Eisenhower Avenue, according to...

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,...

Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in...

Friends of Guest House expands

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com One Friday night in 2005, Terry Garrett decided she had had enough. She was in the midst of her second stint with...

Your Views: Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future

To the editor: I had the honor of serving as the Torpedo Factory’s chief executive officer for almost four years, from Jan. 2013 to Oct....

Your Views: Short memory for what matters

To the editor: At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on Tuesday, to influence the State Water Control Board to grant or deny...

Our View: Where were you when the ‘Eagle’ landed?

The following is a reprint of the editorial the Alexandria Times ran on July 23, 2009, which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the lunar...

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...

Petey Jones, ‘Remember the Titans’ player and longtime ACPS employee, dies at 65

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Petey Jones, a longtime employee of T.C. Williams High School and a member of the championship-winning 1971 football team depicted in the movie “Remember The Titans,” died Monday of prostate...

Alexandria Aces launch new season with tough stretch

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com The Alexandria Aces have hopes of improving on last season’s performance, but so far are off to a rough start with an 0-6 record. The Aces, an Alexandria-based collegiate summer baseball team,...

Undefeated T.C. Williams girls’ soccer heads to states

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams varsity girls’ soccer team is two games away from a perfect season. After a 3-2 win over Chantilly High School in the Virginia High School League quarterfinals on...

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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 the scientists and doctors to figure out how to stop...

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 as, “Exercise more,” “Drink more water” and “Eat brain-boosting foods.”...

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 North. The steakhouse opened at 901 N. St. Asaph St. on...

Your Views: Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future

To the editor: I had the honor of serving as the Torpedo Factory’s chief executive officer for almost four years, from Jan. 2013 to Oct....

Your Views: Short memory for what matters

To the editor: At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on Tuesday, to influence the State Water Control Board to grant or deny...

Your Views: Union Street is a chaotic mess

To the editor: We are all in favor of a vibrant city life, but if you could see from your windows what we see on...

Your Views: Kudos to city for its tree-planting initiative

To the editor: It is sometimes worth the effort to step back and take note of the everyday good work being done by city staff. One...

Your Views: Why are the Democrats trying to re-elect President Trump?

To the editor: It took a lot of mistakes on the Democrats’ part to elect Donald Trump to the presidency in the first place. As...

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: We must know the past...

Summer is a time for travel and exploration, so my family and I recently engaged in quality family time to follow the civil rights...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Time wasters

Our lives are congested under the best of circumstances. We’re constantly stressed to accomplish what’s on our plates. The last things we need are...

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