Tag: kirk mcpike

Why I’m running for reelection

By Kirk McPike Alexandria is the first place where I’ve ever felt at home. When I came to Alexandria to run Adam Ebbin’s campaign for...

First quarter fundraising reports released in 2024 Democratic primary

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Councilor and mayoral candidate Alyia Gaskins raised $103,113 in the first quarter of 2024, easily outpacing Vice Mayor Amy Jackson,...

2024 Candidate Profile: Kirk McPike runs for second Council term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Longtime political operative Kirk McPike, who is gearing up to campaign for a second term on Alexandria’s City Council, has...

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...

Contentious 301 N. Fairfax St. project deferred

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council deferred action on the redevelopment proposal for 301 N. Fairfax St. at Saturday’s public hearing. Action on the...

Officials present new arena details in Saturday public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] At Saturday’s City Council public hearing, City Manager Jim Parajon and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership’s President and CEO Stephanie Landrum...

Mayor Justin Wilson will not seek third term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Mayor Justin Wilson announced Friday morning in his monthly newsletter, “The Council Connection,” that he will not seek a third...

City Council unanimously adopts ZFH in late-night vote

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Just after midnight Tuesday, City Council voted unanimously to adopt the “Zoning for Housing/Housing for All” master plan and text...

Information reveals talks between Councilors, ZFH advocates

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Residents have been sounding the alarm that members of Alexandria’s City Council have had their minds made up about the...

Tying the Knot: From crossing paths to joining lives

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Sometimes the best love stories don’t start with love at first sight, but after vaguely recognizing each other following a prior...