Tag: Business

City council passes non-binding gun control resolution

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council passed a gun control resolution at its Tuesday night legislative meeting in the wake of a high school...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A 21-year resource for small...

The Alexandria Small Business Development Center recently passed its 21year milestone serving the community’s small businesses. The SBDC plays a complementary economic development role to the Alexandria...

Bishop Ireton senior named a National Merit Scholarship finalist

A student at Bishop Ireton High School has been named a finalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a news release...

Potomac Nationals no longer considering Alexandria relocation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] After a short burst of intrigue last summer, the city is no longer considering the possibility of the Potomac Nationals relocating to...

Nancy Pollard reflects on La Cuisine’s legacy

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Nancy Purves Pollard was in Europe when she realized the importance of a good home-cooked meal. Pollard, a foreign exchange student in a...

Live Oak owners to open Charlie’s on the Avenue

Almost a year and a half ago, Jeremy Barber and Justus Frank made their longin-the-works dream come true by opening Charleston-inspired restaurant Live Oak on Commonwealth...

Robert Ray discusses campaign for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Robert Ray’s city council run revolves around community. Ray is the the second-generation owner of Cavalier Antiques in Old Town, and...

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...

Our View: Tales of success are entertaining – and unifying

Careful readers have likely noticed that the Times has run a number of feature stories in recent months about local institutions celebrating significant milestones....