Tag: old town

How to enjoy Christmas in Alexandria: Teen edition

By Charlotte E. Henrichs It’s the best time of the year in our lovely city. And this holiday season I have 12 ideas, for the...

Keeping pizza in Old Town local

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] Handover by the Slice, a new pizza joint in Old Town, had its soft opening during the first week of September...

Historic Homes Tour returns

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] On Sept. 24, The Twig, which is the Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital, will hold the 80th Historic Homes Tour...

Home profile: Making room

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Elizabeth Jones and Michael Wolin’s Rosemont home is quaint and charming. At approximately 1,500 square feet, the Cape Cod-style property...

Police investigate Old Town shooting

By Catherine Kane | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that took place on the evening of July 8. Police were called...

A name steeped in history

By Kassidy McDonald │ [email protected]  There are hundreds of years of American history behind the name 1799 Prime, an elegant steakhouse set to open on...

Fit for a queen: Residents hold Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] In honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, Old Town Village transformed on Saturday into a spirited...

Our View: The value of listening

How heartening it is to see the new map and proposed text amendment, both revised by city staff after receiving resident input, that dials...

Home profile: Homespun magic

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] If history is a work in progress, Michael and Victoria Vergason’s Old Town home has gone through more than 200 drafts. The...

Our View: Destroying Alexandria’s historic character one decision at a time

City Council is about to vote on, and will likely pass, radical changes to height, and therefore density, zoning in Alexandria. In practical terms,...