Tag: community

Planning Commission approves Heritage

The Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the application for the redevelopment of the Heritage at Old Town apartments during the Feb. 2 Planning...

Alexandria chef wins Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] Chris Edwards, head chef of Alexandria restaurant Hank & Mitzi’s Italian Kitchen, competed to win in an episode of Food...

Elderly resident rescues dog walker pinned under 500-pound headstone

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When Suzanne Dalton went out to walk her her dog in Bethel Cemetery, a cemetery located in the Wilkes Street...

School board considers removing APD from schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board began conducting its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and...

Photographer Audra Wrisley captures Parkfairfax mid-pandemic

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When COVID-19 cancelled the majority of wedding photographer Audra Wrisley’s gigs, she didn’t let it drain her creativity. Suddenly finding herself...

Your Views: ASF saves lives

To the editor: I want to share with your readers a most wonderful, amazing and truly dedicated organization that goes above and beyond for an...

Your Views: COVID can unite us

To the editor: People are scared. Of course, they are. We're facing historic challenges to our notions of liberty, community and freedom. But this will...

Beverley Hills combines social distancing and interactive art

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Residents throughout the city are getting creative as they stay home and adapt to social distancing, the new normal required...

My View | Allison Silberberg: Stay strong

Like all of you, I have been thinking about the unfolding events of recent weeks. There are times that challenge one's soul – and...

Ten Thousand Villages celebrates 25th anniversary

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria first fair trade retailer, Ten Thousand Villages, officially celebrated its 25th anniversary on Oct. 25, according to a news...