Tag: old town

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

Your Views: Waterfront congestion is a travesty

To the editor: Moving through the intersection of King and Union Streets on a weekend, or more specifically on a holiday, is hazardous. The cars,...

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to King Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Put on some green and grab a pint of Guinness – Alexandria’s 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is hitting...

Monte Durham plans to open a new waterfront salon

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Over a bottle of Lanson rosé champagne, Monte Durham and his friend, Dan Via, debate the design of the business...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

Foodie: Impress with chocolate facts this Valentine’s Day

By Ashley Hubbard It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means an abundance of love and potentially awkward interactions are in the air. No need to worry, though....

Your Views: Try biking around Alexandria, you’ll like it

To the editor: As a regular bicycle rider, and sometimes automobile driver, living in Old Town, I am dismayed to read about the opposition by...

Our View: Doubling down on our editorial

Data is a necessary yet easily manipulated element of decision making. One need look no further than the discussion around the demographics of Old...

Your Views: We should capitalize on our history

To the editor: The Alexandria Times editorial, “Double down on our strengths,” in your Jan. 30 paper provides actionable information, based on the demographics of...

Your Views: Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: The Jan. 30 Alexandria Times editorial “Double down on our strengths” recommends that city leaders view decisions affecting Old Town “through the...