Tag: parks

Funding for River Farm advances

Public funding to buy and preserve George Washington’s River Farm for the public took a significant step forward on Wednesday when the Virginia Senate...

Your Views: Time to open parks, collect trash

To the editor: I write in response to your editorial “Patience remains a virtue” in the May 14 issue of the Alexandria Times. No doubt...

Your Views: Open space instead of trees

To the editor: Trees, trees and more trees. From here on out, how about just replacing those that did not make it through the lack...

Our View: The boys, and girls, of summer

T.C. Williams High School and Alexandria’s private high schools have held their graduation ceremonies. The Alexandria Aces are in the middle of their Cal...

Angel Park has a lengthy past, soggy present

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] Angel Park has been a gathering ground for Alexandrians for around 70 years. By 1955, it was in use as a...

Letter to the Editor: Mt. Vernon trail is not just for...

To the editor: Your Sept. 27 article in the Alexandria Times, “Taking a Time-out in Alexandria,” and a follow-up letter to the editor on Oct....

Letter to the Editor: Don’t forget about Dyke Marsh

To the editor: We welcome your Sept. 27 article in the Alexandria Times, “Taking a Time-out in Alexandria,” but in the discussion of recreational areas...

City receives 2.89 percent rate of sale for bonds

After recently having its bond ratings reaffirmed in July, the city announced on Monday that it has secured low interest rates on the sale...

Public art takes flight in Alexandria neighborhoods

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]es.com From decorated traffic boxes on Duke Street to a climbable sculpture in Del Ray, from a light installation in a...

City council considers, clashes over future of Cameron Run Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The future of Cameron Run Regional Park on Eisenhower Avenue inspired a spirited debate at city council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday...