Tag: old town

Man spits on store owner after being asked to wear mask

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A man spat at the owner of Abyssinia Market and Coffee House and vandalized the shop on Sunday morning after...

Home profile: A preserved relic

By Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes.com Early American history emanates up from the floor boards and echoes through the walls in Nancy and Danny Smith’s three-story...

Your Views: Old Town tree wells need some TLC

To the editor: Have you noticed the multiple rat holes in many of the tree wells on King Street? I called the city about them...

Your Views: It’s time for a clean sweep

To the editor: I am becoming increasingly concerned about the questionable management of our city, particularly enforcement of city codes, bias against residents and for...

Sustainable grocer Mason & Greens opens mid-pandemic

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As small businesses are forced to close their doors and lay off employees because of the novel coronavirus, one couple...

Drive-through COVID-19 testing comes to Old Town

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Inova Alexandria Hospital’s drive-through testing site for COVID-19 in Old Town is up and running. In Alexandria, private doctors, Inova and...

Your Views: Remembering ‘Deen’

To the editor: I recently learned that Awelker Deen, known as “Deen,” the Service Manager at the Liberty on Washington Street, died too young from...

Our View: Precarious but progressing

As we enter week six of our normal way of life being upended by the novel coronavirus, we find ourselves at a crucial juncture. Virginia...

Inova expands COVID-19 testing with support from city

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With 474 positive cases, including 12 fatalities, of COVID-19 in Alexandria, the city has provided support for Inova Health System...

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...