Tag: Business

Old Town Books creates a cozy community nook on the waterfront

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Old Town has long been known as a small business hub, featuring countless restaurants, boutiques and gift stores, but Alexandria...

New UPS Store opens in Alexandria

A new UPS Store opened on Dec. 15 at 625 First St. adjacent to the Holiday Inn & Suites, according to a news release. In...

Bombay Curry Company announces closing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bombay Curry Company, Del Ray’s staple Indian restaurant since 1995, has closed, the owners announced Jan. 3 via Facebook post. The couple...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Helping local small businesses for...

The Alexandria Small Business Development Center recently passed the 22-year milestone of supporting the community’s business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The SBDC plays a complementary...

Boozy Taco Bell spices up Old Town

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Crunchwrap connoisseurs and frozen marg fanatics, rejoice – Old Town's boozy Taco Bell is finally open. After almost a year of...

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...

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...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Benefits of pop-up retail

By Bill Reagan You no doubt are hearing more about pop-ups, and for good reason. It’s a trend that isn’t new but is really catching on...

Del Ray business owner Willie Mae Mitchell dies at 83

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Willie Mae Mitchell spent five decades as a Del Ray resident and almost three as a business owner on the neighborhood’s...

Agenda:Alexandria reflects on 20 years of debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Agenda:Alexandria, which celebrated its 20th anniversary on June 10, started with a particularly contentious election season and a Rolodex. Former City...