Tag: king street

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...

Bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $500k

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Fetehi Mohammad, a branch manager at an Alexandria Wells Fargo Bank, pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing more than $500,000...

Your Views: A student’s input on the school board vote

To the editor: Because of the upcoming Alexandria School Board vote, I would like to offer my input as a high school student in the...

Alexandria tourism spending hits record high

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Visitor spending in Alexandria hit an all-time high, Visit Alexandria announced at its annual meeting on Monday, according to a...

Your Views: If city won’t provide traffic oversight, citizens should

To the editor: I have come to the realization that Alexandria is not going to perform oversight of traffic at the very busy King and...

WMATA provides final month Metro platform project update

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With four weeks left in the city’s summer-long, $200 million Metro platform reconstruction project, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority has...

Our View: How to enhance lower King Street

When considering a life-altering change, it’s important to carefully analyze the benefits and costs associated with the potential transformation. This is true for both...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...