Tag: construction

South Alex rebuilds after ‘devastating’ fire

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] A massive, four-alarm structure fire in February created a column of smoke over Alexandria that was visible from miles away....

Jim Breeding, Al’s Steak House owner, dies at 52

By Olivia Tucker | [email protected] James Vincent Breeding, owner of Al’s Steak House, died on July 26 due to complications from diabetes. He was 52. Jim,...

City council approves new Avanti Holdings project

By Margo Wagner | [email protected] Alexandria City Council voted to amend the Braddock Road Metro Station Neighborhood Plan and rezone to allow for the construction...

Potomac Yard Metro Station’s southern entrance gets scaled back

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to simplify the design of the southern entrance of the Potomac Yard Metro Station at its...

Travel alternatives to consider during the summer Metro station closures

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes and travel routines of...

ARHA isn’t moving forward with planned Andrew Adkins redevelopment

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced Friday afternoon that the planned redevelopment of Andrew Adkins is off the table.  ARHA owns and manages Andrew Adkins,...

Historic ship dismantled at Robinson Landing site

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Archaeologists have dismantled and removed one of the 18th-century ships discovered in March at the Robinson Landing site, developer EYA announced June...

Del Ray Gateway reaches fundraising goal ahead of schedule

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] Four months after officially launching fundraising efforts, organizers behind the Del Ray Gateway Project are celebrating reaching their goal of...

Council approves funding changes for Ramsey Homes, Lacy Court Apartments

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at its legislative meeting on May 22 to approve funding changes for Ramsey Homes and Lacy...

Don Simpson Sr. dies at 87

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Donald F. Simpson Sr., prominent city businessman and benefactor, died on May 14. He was 87. Simpson is known throughout the...