Tag: old town

Your Views: Please do the right thing and extend parking protection

To the editor: I live on a block with the pay-by-phone parking pilot program in Old Town. The quality of our lives has improved exponentially...

Your Views: Parking program helps residents

To the editor: I am writing my first “letter to the editor” in my life to address the needless sturm und drang around the paid...

Your Views: Planning commission ignores neighbors’ concerns

To the editor: Our Alexandria Planning Commission professes to be engaged in a competition with the D.C. and National Harbor waterfronts. The Old Town waterfront...

Your Views: Potholes need immediate attention

To the editor: As I drive around Old Town, I continually come upon numerous pot holes that have obviously developed over the winter. Luckily, to...

Your Views: I support Vision Zero

To the editor: I’ve read with interest the arguments made for and against Alexandria’s Vision Zero policy. I would like to offer my own thoughts...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Old Town...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Get your green glitter and shamrock sequins ready – Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is returning to King...

New Mexican restaurant brings a touch of urban(o) flair to King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Crossing the hot pink entryway into Urbano 116 feels more like slipping into a high-end cocktail bar off the streets...

Our View: Residential parking is a core livability issue

Balancing competing demands is one of the most difficult tasks of government at any level. Parceling out pieces of the proverbial pie – whether it’s...

A civil fight over an Old Town landmark

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com It’s not often that Alexandria’s various historic preservation organizations band together to oppose a project, but one family’s home improvement...
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