Tag: arlington

Smallcakes cupcake shop opens in Del Ray

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Woman owned and operated, Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery has found a new sweet spot in Del Ray. Smallcakes is a franchise...

Your Views: Be more prudent with city resources

To the editor: Recently, various local newspapers printed the munificent salaries of City of Alexandria employees. I was aghast that the city manager is drawing...

Our View: Juvenile Detention Center study needs a child-focused solution

It’s good governance for cities to turn a critical eye to where they spend money and why. The budget as a whole is examined each...

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

Ten jurisdictions form Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Ten Northern Virginia localities have joined to form the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, the new alliance announced on Monday. The...

Alexandria and Arlington named most competitive housing markets

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Amazon’s impending arrival to Northern Virginia is already impacting the housing market in Alexandria and Arlington, according to a new...

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 View: City should hold Amazon Town Hall

To the editor: On Jan. 20, I organized an Amazon Town Hall and called it a Deeper Dive because I believe whether you are for...

My View: The Impact of Amazon HQ2 on Alexandria

By David Howell It’s official: Amazon is coming. After 14 months of speculation, the odds-on favorite Crystal City was indeed the winner in the HQ2...

Amazon selects Crystal City for HQ2

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]   After more than a year of deliberation on a location for Amazon’s second headquarters, the company announced Tuesday that two...