Tag: Mount Vernon Avenue

Bombay Curry Company announces closing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com 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 | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Secret Garden’ beer garden would not be...

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mount Vernon Court Community Association, I am writing to voice opposition to a proposal to open a beer...

Live Oak owners to open Charlie’s on the Avenue

Almost a year and a half ago, Jeremy Barber and Justus Frank made their longin-the-works dream come true by opening Charleston-inspired restaurant Live Oak on Commonwealth...

Two robberies reported Monday night

Two robberies were reported within an hour of one another on Monday evening. Alexandria police reported at 7:54 p.m. on Monday that it was investigating...

Fireflies to close in Del Ray after 15 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Longtime Del Ray restaurant Fireflies announced on Monday that it will close after 15 years in business. Another Del Ray restaurant,...

New pizza restaurant to open on Mount Vernon Avenue

Pizza chain Toppers Pizza will open its first Alexandria location this weekend. The pizza restaurant will host its grand opening at its 3827 Mount Vernon...

Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade postponed to next weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Organizers of the Del Ray Halloween Parade announced on Saturday that the 21st iteration of the parade will be rescheduled to...

Shawn Colvin: A Few (more) Small Repairs

By Denise Dunbar When singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin released her fourth studio album, “A Few Small Repairs,” 20 years ago, she was a relatively unknown folk...
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