Tag: restaurants

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Your Views: Old Town has reached its bursting point

To the editor: A recent Washington Post article reporting on development along the Alexandria waterfront had an interesting quote that also was in the article’s...

New businesses set to bounce into the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved special use permits for a variety of new businesses ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a...

Our View: Vibrancy must be balanced with livability

The current favored buzzword in Alexandria is “vibrancy.” To be vibrant is to be full of energy and life. Who doesn’t want that? The question...

Light Horse debuts renovated, rebranded first floor Dining Bar

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] John Jarecki, operating partner at Light Horse, wanted patrons of the new Dining Bar to be surprised, from the time...

Seafood concept to open in former Caboose, Snack Bar space

Catch on the Ave, a new venture from Common Plate Hospitality, is opening in the longtime Caboose location that most recently housed Snack Bar. The...

New coffee shop, eatery planned for upper Prince Street

A new coffee shop and limited service restaurant is planned for 1320 Prince St. Whitney and Jason Langone filed a special use permit with the...

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....