Tag: Mount Vernon Avenue

Bagel Uprising opens in former Happy Tart location

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bagel Uprising opened at 2307A Mount Vernon Ave. in late September, at the former location of Happy Tart. Founder Chad Breckinridge...

Del Ray Farmers’ Market celebrates 25 years

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  Established in 1994, the Del Ray Farmers’ Market has been offering fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods and flowers at...

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Photos: Renée Adams leads Del Ray poetry walk

Renée Adams, the creator and curator of a Del Ray poetry fence, led a poetry walk down Mount Vernon Avenue on April 6. During...

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] To know Renée Adams is to know her love of poetry, and in Del Ray, her name is inextricably linked...

Police investigate bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue, APD reported via Twitter today at 1:14...

Hops N Shine serves up beer, moonshine and grilled cheeses in...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Hops N Shine, a new bar and restaurant in Del Ray, is celebrating its grand opening this weekend, according to...

Bombay Curry Company announces closing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bombay Curry Company, Del Ray’s staple Indian restaurant since 1995, has closed, the owners announced Jan. 3 via Facebook post. The couple...

Del Ray business owner Willie Mae Mitchell dies at 83

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Willie Mae Mitchell spent five decades as a Del Ray resident and almost three as a business owner on the neighborhood’s...

Council approves Taco Bell Cantina, Secret Garten, Hoffman Town Center phase...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...