Tag: potomac river

Our View: The power of water

With the advent of summer this week, more Alexandrians will be taking to the water for fun and relief from the heat. People of all...

Your View: Put the fourth ship in a museum

To the editor: I have followed the saga of the four colonial era merchant ships intentionally buried carefully in damp earth on the Potomac River...

Holiday Boat Parade winners announced

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The 21st annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights took place on Saturday, with more than 50 illuminated boats taking...

Our View: The city taketh away, and the city sort of...

No one was surprised when City Council approved a six-townhome redevelopment project at the corner of Duke and South Union streets at Saturday’s public...

Our View: Spending a flood of money

It’s OK to excuse city leaders if they’re a bit like kids in a candy store following the announcement that Alexandria will receive almost...

New public art brings waterfront’s history to the surface

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] Deep at the bottom of the Potomac River, the shoes, boats, wooden toys, fossilized sea biscuits, pottery and pilings submerged...

Ada’s on the River opens on waterfront

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Located along the Potomac River, Ada’s on the River, the latest restaurant from Alexandria Restaurant Partners, opened today at 3...

Your Views: The changing scene around West’s Point Park

To the editor: At the foot of Oronoco Street along the Potomac River, wedged between Founders Park and Oronoco Bay Park, is West’s Point Park....

Your Views: The value of Chinquapin forest

To the editor: The city’s plan to re-engineer Taylor Run to reduce phosphorus erosion is shortsighted because it fails to take into account the substantial...

Waterfront condo model home opens at Robinson Landing: VIP preview event...

This article is sponsored by EYA. Panoramic waterfront views of the Potomac River with floor to ceiling windows. Stunning and sophisticated features and finishes throughout...