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Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Home Profile: Charm and color on Luray

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Lindsey Swanson and Terry Burcham had just decided to move in together when they stumbled upon a house that they...

Our View: One BAR for all

It’s much easier to grow government than to shrink it. Functions, staff positions, committees and departments are all added over time and are seldom eliminated....

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...

Alexandria Pastry Shop marks 30 years at Bradlee Shopping Center

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As Joan Leko walked into Alexandria Pastry Shop on a late Friday morning, she was greeted by familiar faces and...

Founders Hall sees early success in Old Town

By Noah Abbe More than two months since the launch of Founders Hall in April, Alx Community partners Scott Shaw and Kelly Grant say the co-working space...

Del Ray Gateway reaches fundraising goal ahead of schedule

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com Four months after officially launching fundraising efforts, organizers behind the Del Ray Gateway Project are celebrating reaching their goal of...

Del Ray Cafe, Junction take top prizes at Taste of Del...

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com  Though forced to relocate to the Mt. Vernon Rec Center due to inclement weather, the Del Ray Business Association still...

Alexandria Chamber “outraged” at Potomac Yard Metro changes

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has issued a fiery response to recently announced changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station. The statement comes shortly after...

Photos: Annual Historic House & Garden Tour in Old Town

The 85th annual Old Town House & Garden Tour took place on Saturday, showcasing both the interior and exterior views of five historic neighborhood...
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