Tag: king street

King Street pedestrian zone takes shape

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] To close or not to close? The question has been at the heart of ongoing conversations about whether the 100...

Your Views: Waterfront congestion is a travesty

To the editor: Moving through the intersection of King and Union Streets on a weekend, or more specifically on a holiday, is hazardous. The cars,...

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to King Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Put on some green and grab a pint of Guinness – Alexandria’s 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is hitting...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

Your Views: Try biking around Alexandria, you’ll like it

To the editor: As a regular bicycle rider, and sometimes automobile driver, living in Old Town, I am dismayed to read about the opposition by...

Sushi Jin coming to West Alex development

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Sushi Jin, a restaurant that serves sushi and other Japanese cuisine, is coming to the West Alex development, Weingarten Realty...

Code Ninjas combines gaming and education at new King Street location

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Come Saturday, there’s a new game in town. Code Ninjas, a franchise of education centers that teach young students coding, is...

Your Views: A solution to idling tour buses

To the editor: The Alexandria Old and Historic District is experiencing a tour bus crisis on its old and narrow streets. These massive 45- to...

Your Views: Deception in governing

To the editor: The word deception is defined as “the ability to believe something that is not true in order to gain a personal advantage.”...

Augie’s reopens with a renovated patio, 10 mussel options and 35...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...