Tag: park

Letter to the Editor: Renamed park is just another broken promise

To the editor: Alexandria doesn’t have the gumption to honor a town father, early mayor, aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War and patriot....

Council officially names Waterfront Park

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council officially adopted the name Waterfront Park for the new park at the...

Letter to the Editor: Name the new park at the waterfront...

To the editor: I read with interest the process on naming the new park on Alexandria’s waterfront, “Decision nears on park name,” in the Nov....

Letter to the Editor: Name the waterfront park for Patsy Ticer

To the editor: A subtle turn of phrase in the letter “Keep Fitzgerald’s name on waterfront park” in the Nov. 8 Alexandria Times illustrates the...

Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

City extends lease to manage Cameron Run Park with NOVA Parks

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council extended a lease with NOVA Parks at its Saturday public hearing for the use of the Cameron Run...

Life Well Lived: How to explore Alexandria’s natural beauty this fall

By Mara Benner The hot summer days are coming to an end as we welcome the fall season. Crisp mornings, cooler temperatures and the opportunity to...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

Police investigate two robberies over weekend

Two robberies took place in the city last week, according to the Alexandria Police Department. Police reported a commercial robbery on Saturday night, in which...

City breaks ground on Interim King Street Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday morning for the soon-to-be Interim King Street Park on the waterfront. The ceremony,...