Tag: old town

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,...

The Old Presbyterian Meeting House is a place of history and...

By Kimberly Jackson | [email protected] Driving through Old Town, tourists might miss one of the oldest places in the city, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House....

City Council approves Old Town private school, as residents cite safety...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A new private elementary school will be coming to North Washington Street in Old Town after City Council approved a...

Planning Commission approves private school

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Potomac Crescent Waldorf School, a private elementary school, received unanimous Planning Commission approval on April 7 of its plan...

The region’s best family-friendly attractions

By Sammie Weinstein, Olivia Ervin, Nadia Chebinou and Brooke Lady  Are you in the Washington-Baltimore area and need something to do? Are you a local...

City Council approves controversial Old Town luxury hotel

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council approved partially financing a luxury hotel at 699 Prince St. during its Saturday public hearing, to the dismay of...

Two shots fired incidents in Old Town

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating two separate shots fired incidents in Old Town that occurred over the weekend, according...

Home profile: Historic transformations

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] D.J. and Nels Nordquist’s Duke Street home has seen a lot over the years, from renovations and transformations to historical figures...

Council makes closure of lower King Street permanent

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Outdoor diners and shoppers have reason to rejoice: City Council voted unanimously during Saturday’s public hearing to permanently close the...