Tag: old town civic association

Our View: Should the e-scooter pilot continue?

There are two basic questions in the decision tree regarding the future of commercial e-scooters in Alexandria: Should they exist? And if so, how...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Your Views: Saving the Justice Hugo Black home

To the editor: The recent story of 619 S. Lee St., the Justice Hugo Black house, is truly a case of truth being stranger than...

Parking pilot sparks tensions

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The pay-to-park pilot program currently operating in Old Town, which is slated for possible permanent implementation at Saturday’s city council...

A civil fight over an Old Town landmark

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] It’s not often that Alexandria’s various historic preservation organizations band together to oppose a project, but one family’s home improvement...

Chatham Square residents seek parking revision

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Old Town residents are pushing back against a request by the Chatham Square homeowners’ association to reverse DSUP conditions that restrict...

Robert Ray discusses campaign for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Robert Ray’s city council run revolves around community. Ray is the the second-generation owner of Cavalier Antiques in Old Town, and...

Letter to the Editor: We support the city’s decision to protect...

To the editor: We write in response to the letter published in the Alexandria Times on Dec. 7 from Amy and Paul Reed, “Changes needed...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...

King Street Gateway development in west Old Town moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  It’s not the first time – or even the second – that redevelopment plans for the townhouses between 1604 and...