Tag: old town

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Restaurant Eve to close next month, owners announce

Restaurant Eve in Old Town will close in three weeks, the restaurant's owners announced on its website. Eve will serve guests for the last time...

The People’s Drug opens on North Alfred Street

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The People's Drug, Old Town's newest hotspot for craft cocktails and casual bites, opened Friday at 103 N. Alfred St., according...

Updated: Amidst opposition, council approves meals tax increase

City council increased the restaurant meals tax from four to five percent at its public hearing Saturday. Council approved the increase, which will go toward...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson did advocate for a BID

To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter written by Judy Guse-Noritake, Victoria Vergason and Danielle Romanetti, which appeared in the May...

Letter to the Editor: Solutions needed to tour bus traffic

To the editor: Although the City of Alexandria has appointed a number of Tour Bus Task Force groups over the years, the problem of tour...

Bonnie Rideout brings Scottish fiddle music out of the pub and...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s own Grammy-nominated fiddler has spent a lifetime bringing the traditional music of her Scottish roots from pubs and firesides...

Photos: Annual Historic House & Garden Tour in Old Town

The 85th annual Old Town House & Garden Tour took place on Saturday, showcasing both the interior and exterior views of five historic neighborhood...

Foundation to plant trees to memorialize Virginia Tech shooting victims

The Virginia Tech Victims Family Outreach Foundation is planting the first phase of its memorial tree grove at Chinquapin Park on Sunday to commemorate...
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