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Your Views: Old Town tree wells need some TLC

To the editor: Have you noticed the multiple rat holes in many of the tree wells on King Street? I called the city about them...

King Street opens for business with pedestrian zone and expanded outdoor...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The 100 block of King Street looked a bit different last weekend, with residents walking down the middle of the...

Fred Parker, founder of Hard Times Café, dies at 78

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Local businessman Fred Parker, best known for founding the Hard Times Café in 1980 with two partners, died on April...

Sustainable grocer Mason & Greens opens mid-pandemic

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As small businesses are forced to close their doors and lay off employees because of the novel coronavirus, one couple...

King Street pedestrian zone takes shape

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Sushi Jin, a restaurant that serves sushi and other Japanese cuisine, is coming to the West Alex development, Weingarten Realty...