Tag: Alexandria Virginia

City ends arena negotiations Wednesday

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The city announced it has ended negotiations on the Potomac Yard arena and entertainment district in a press release just...

2024 Candidate Profile: John Chapman seeks fifth Council term

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] John Chapman’s reelection campaign is in full swing as he runs for his fifth term on City Council. He stands...

ACHS teacher Eva Irwin wins $25k Milken Educator Award

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Alexandria City High School English teacher Eva Irwin won a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. The award was presented to Irwin...

Model it for us

It’s a fact that Alexandria greatly needs to balance its tax base by drawing more businesses to the city. It’s also a fact that...

City cracks down on swatting with new ordinance

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] A new ordinance has been adopted in Alexandria to combat the dangerous practice of swatting, where individuals falsely report emergencies...

Controversial Del Ray project denied after months of delay

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council voted unanimously to deny a special use permit for 404A East Alexandria Ave. at the Tuesday legislative meeting,...

Council sets 4-cent tax ceiling for FY25

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] At Tuesday’s legislative meeting, City Council voted unanimously to declare a 4-cent tax increase ceiling ahead of the fiscal year...

Making the most of your dog’s daily walk

By Kim Jones Gilliam We all know that we’re supposed to take our dogs out on a daily walk, yet studies show that about 30%...

Top five kid-friendly restaurants in Del Ray

By Ridley Forner There are so many restaurants to choose from in Alexandria, but only so many are meant for the kids! Whether it’s the...

City manager proposes FY25 budget with 3.5% tax increase

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Manager Jim Parajon released his proposed budget for the 2025 fiscal year to City Council on February 27, which...