Tag: commonwealth avenue

OK Cleaners to leave Commonwealth Avenue

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] OK Cleaners, a woman-owned dry cleaner on Commonwealth Avenue, is closing its doors on December 17 after more than a...

Your Views: Cheap road to a ‘safer route’

To the editor: The “safe routes to school” project on Commonwealth Avenue is a major missed opportunity by the city. Aside from the embarrassing look...

Charlie’s on the Avenue opens in Del Ray

Charlie's on the Avenue is opening today at the former Fireflies location at 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.  The restaurant will open for happy hour at...

Gas leak shuts down several streets in west Old Town, Rosemont

A gas leak has shut down several streets near the King Street Metro, Alexandria Police announced shortly after noon on Friday on social media. Police...

Fireflies to close in Del Ray after 15 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Longtime Del Ray restaurant Fireflies announced on Monday that it will close after 15 years in business. Another Del Ray restaurant,...

Two robberies reported on Thursday night

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Police reported two robberies back-to-back on Thursday night. A robbery in the 3800 block of Commonwealth Avenue was reported at 9:37...

Suspect charged in assault, robbery at King Street Metro station

The Alexandria Police Department has apprehended and charged the suspect who assaulted and robbed a victim at the King Street Metro station on the intersection of King Street...