Tag: old town

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...

Historic Garden Week arrives in Old Town this weekend

The Garden Club of Virginia's 85th Historic Garden Week kicks off on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a tour of five...

Letter to the Editor: New PAC doesn’t represent broader city

To the editor: In announcing their new PAC, the leaders of Alexandrians for Better City Government (“New PAC seeks change on council,” April 12) understandably opted...

How to sell ‘this old house’: Owner, realtor talk Lee boyhood...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Each of the 43 layers of paint on the walls of the Robert E. Lee boyhood home at 607 Oronoco...

Mia’s Italian Kitchen opens in Old Town

Mia's Italian Kitchen held its grand opening in Old Town on Wednesday. The restaurant opened at 100 King St. near the waterfront, which was most...

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to move headquarters to...

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is moving its headquarters to Carlyle, real estate firm JLL announced in a news release. The nonprofit...

Overnight storms result in flooding throughout Alexandria

Storms and rainfall that started in the early hours of Monday morning resulted in flooding on Alexandria streets near the waterfront, including in Old...

Archaeologists discover third ship at Robinson Landing construction site

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria announced in a press release archaeologists under contract with developer EYA have found the remains of a...
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