Tag: Justin Wilson

City ends arena negotiations Wednesday

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The city announced it has ended negotiations on the Potomac Yard arena and entertainment district in a press release just...

City cracks down on swatting with new ordinance

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] A new ordinance has been adopted in Alexandria to combat the dangerous practice of swatting, where individuals falsely report emergencies...

Controversial Del Ray project denied after months of delay

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council voted unanimously to deny a special use permit for 404A East Alexandria Ave. at the Tuesday legislative meeting,...

Resident-filed lawsuit against 301 N. Fairfax St. project to go before...

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Tensions ran high at the Saturday City Council public hearing as Council voted to affirm an ordinance related to 301...

Analysis: Why election reform is elusive

By Mark Eaton City elections are inevitable and intermittent. Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...

Opponents of Potomac Yard arena want chance to speak out

By James Matheson | [email protected] Opponents to the proposed $2 billion arena project at Potomac Yard have voiced dissatisfaction with the city’s approach to the...

What to watch at Saturday’s Council public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council is holding a public hearing Saturday and is planning to discuss and vote on several issues of importance,...

City leaders send ‘wish list’ legislative package to General Assembly

By Mark Eaton Alexandria’s Legislative Director Sarah Graham Taylor and members of City Council are unsure how much of the city’s “wish list” has a...

New coalition launches in protest of proposed arena

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Coalition to Stop the Arena at Potomac Yard held its first protest at the Potomac Yard-Virginia Tech Metro station...

Wizards, Capitals to move to Potomac Yard

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] and Ryan Hopper | [email protected] It’s official: A massive entertainment district, anchored by a new arena for the Washington Wizards and...