Tag: potomac yard

City receives draft permit to fill Potomac Yard Metro wetlands

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a draft water protection permit to the City of Alexandria on June 14...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

Virginia Tech announces larger site for Innovation Campus

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

Potomac Yard Metro southern entrance returns to chopping block

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The saga of the Potomac Yard Metro station’s controversial southern entrance returns, and according to a city news release, the...

Your Views: Let’s pivot from uncompliant Metro choice

To the editor: Alexandria’s Potomac Yard Metro Station Alternative B is yet another example of the widespread gentrification and taxbase aggrandizement that is erasing existing...

Your Views: Build a bridge to Van Dorn station

To the editor: Alexandria should prioritize building a bridge across Backlick Run and Norfolk Southern to Van Dorn Station, expanding the amount of housing on...

Couple brings festival-inspired SouvlakiBar to Alexandria

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Christos and Effie Sarantis were born into the restaurant business. Christos Sarantis’ family started restaurants both in his native Canada and,...

Letter to the Editor: City repeating mistakes in delineating wetlands

To the editor: It should be more than obvious to any regulatory agency dealing with the Potomac Yard Metro Station why it is unacceptable for...

My View: The Impact of Amazon HQ2 on Alexandria

By David Howell It’s official: Amazon is coming. After 14 months of speculation, the odds-on favorite Crystal City was indeed the winner in the HQ2...

Amazon selects Crystal City for HQ2

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com   After more than a year of deliberation on a location for Amazon’s second headquarters, the company announced Tuesday that two...