Tag: Mount Vernon Avenue

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | 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...