Tag: restaurants

Charlie’s on the Avenue opens in Del Ray

Charlie's on the Avenue is opening today at the former Fireflies location at 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.  The restaurant will open for happy hour at...

Augie’s Mussel House set to open on Wednesday

Augie's Mussel House, the second restaurant from the Mason Social team, will open its patio for business on Wednesday.  The team behind the mussel-and-craft-beer house...

Letter to the Editor: Restaurant workers need affordable housing

To the editor: Sure, nobody likes a tax increase, but I’m really, really glad Councilor Willie Bailey pressed elected officials to act on affordable housing....

Restaurant Eve to close next month, owners announce

Restaurant Eve in Old Town will close in three weeks, the restaurant's owners announced on its website. Eve will serve guests for the last time...

Our View: Right road, wrong vehicle

It’s possible to reach the right destination on the back of the wrong horse. That’s our takeaway from city council’s decision at Monday night’s...

Letter to the Editor: Restaurant tax ignores basic economics

To the editor: The City of Alexandria’s web site promotes our location as “one of the best places” to do business on the East Coast....

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...

Our View: Affordable housing needs dedicated funding

Kudos to city council for holding a lengthy discussion on funding options for affordable housing during its legislative meeting Tuesday night. The decimation of Alexandria’s...

Council OKs new restaurants, developments at February public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing Saturday, city council unanimously approved a development at The Strand that furthers the waterfront plan and...

Council mulls restaurant meal tax increase, voluntary contribution to fund affordable...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council discussed options to establish a dedicated funding stream toward affordable housing at a legislative meeting on Tuesday night. The...
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