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Your Views: Traffic control needed at foot of King Street

To the editor: As usual, on most weekends, especially during this period of the pandemic, I’ve encountered massive traffic jams driving north on Union Street...

City launches new African American Heritage Trail

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] Earlier this month, the City of Alexandria released a new virtual history tour that details the significance of African Americans...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Gold standard collaboration

While we wince at the scorched-earth chaos at the national level, there’s a contrasting sense of civility, collaboration and productivity in Northern Virginia and...

Our View: Alexandria ingenuity

Necessity is the mother of invention. Never has that old saying been truer than this year. The coronavirus pandemic had been brewing for two months,...

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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [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,...