Tag: restaurants

Empathy is appreciated: Tips for dining during a pandemic

By Stacey Wharam The past few months have been incredibly difficult for restaurants and small businesses struggling to stay afloat, and reopening with new safety...

Local businesses feel the impact of coronavirus

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus has increased across the country, in the region and in the...

Winter Restaurant Week kicks off on Friday

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria’s Winter Restaurant Week begins on Friday, marking the start of 10 days of brunch, lunch and dinner deals at...

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com 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...