Tag: old town

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 2: For riders, e-scooters are more than...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...

Your Views: Patrick Henry treatment is unfair

To the editor: This is in response to your April 11 editorial, “Space for a swing,” in support of the Alexandria School Board’s decision to...

Your Views: Why do we accept mediocrity?

To the editor: My wife and I are long-time residents of Alexandria and have lived in Old Town for the last 24 years. We love...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 1: Electric scooters bolt into Alexandria, spark...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With spring in full bloom, the birds are out and chirping in Alexandria, and joining the flock, to the dismay...

Your Views: Fix scooter problems now

To the editor: Scooters. Scooters. That’s all I hear from all my friends in Old Town. The number of scooter incidents is unreal; you just...

Your Views: Scooters are dangerous and chaotic

To the editor: The recent influx of electric scooters has created a mess in Old Town that we don’t need. Regardless of the brand – Lime,...

Your Views: Thoughtless bureaucrats need oversight

To the editor: The city is putting up new parking direction signs in Old Town. Have you seen the new one on Queen Street? If...

Two men hospitalized after Old Town fight

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two men were hospitalized after injuring each other in a fight in Old Town on Saturday, according to a news...

Gourmet toast and smoothie bar Toastique to open Monday

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Avanti Holdings Group’s latest venture, a healthy, fast-casual restaurant called Toastique, is opening at 1605 King St. on Monday. The gourmet...