Tag: Alexandria

How Northern Virginia locked down Amazon HQ2

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] More than 1,000 community members and stakeholders gathered Feb. 28 for an “Amazon HQ2-Apalooza” to learn about the tech giant’s...

Your Views: Keep Alexandria’s lights on

To the editor: Recently it dawned on me that with all the ideas flowing into the city about alternatives to bolster the traffic flow for...

Your Views: What vitality and livability share

To the editor: The Feb. 7 Times editorial, “Vibrancy must be balanced with livability,” characterized an intriguing tension between vitality and livability in Alexandria. But...

Alexandria dog takes the field for Puppy Bowl XV

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Arrrr you ready for some football? Local pup Pirate, an alumnus of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, is taking the...

Letter to the Editor: Housing affordability is a density issue

To the editor: Housing affordability is the new clarion cry for public and private sector problem-solvers. The impending “Invasion of the Amazonians” has galvanized them...

Holiday Gift Guide: Experience the fun of Alexandria

By Eileen Abbott  A Christmas or Hanukkah gift doesn’t have to be something you wear or look at or use in your home. Experiential gifts...

Photos: 2018 Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

The holiday season kicked off in a big way in Alexandria this past week, and the intermittent rain showers didn't dampen spirits as residents,...

Chamber celebrates a year of innovation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of Business meeting on Tuesday morning to recap major 2018 events,...

Our View: We have much to be thankful for

Thanksgiving always seems to come just in time. During election years – and in Virginia we vote on something most years – it comes just...

Letter to the Editor: Citizen group forms again to save PY...

To the editor: Forty years ago, a citizen group named the Daingerfield Island Protective Society stopped an interchange from being built off the George Washington...