Tag: potomac yard

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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected]   After more than a year of deliberation on a location for Amazon’s second headquarters, the company announced Tuesday that two...

City leaders discuss public-private partnerships at Chamber panel

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning hosted a panel discussion at Holiday Inn Carlyle to discuss the importance of public-private partnerships...

Dominion drops power line plan, reigniting special tax district debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alexandria faces a budget shortfall for the Potomac Yard Metro after Dominion Power announced last week it isn’t moving forward...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Letter to the Editor: We must save the Potomac Yard wetlands

To the editor: Alexandria and Arlington are losing natural habitats to so-called smart growth development at an alarming rate. Elected officials say that such density and...