Tag: torpedo factory

Our View: Remembering our arts roots

The 20-page City Creatives arts section that appeared in last week’s Alexandria Times is evidence of just how far our city has come as...

Torpedo Factory exhibit celebrating ‘Goodnight Moon’ becomes local sensation

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Three little bears sitting in chairs, clocks and socks, kittens and mittens. To most people, mentioning these simple rhymes brings...

Your Views: Abandoning history

To the editor: It’s troubling to read that the city is considering changing the composition and looks of the Torpedo Factory. It’s an architectural...

Your Views: Don’t destroy the Torpedo Factory

To the editor: City Council is again trying to significantly alter the Torpedo Factory’s character. Unlike previous attempts, they might just succeed this time,...

Holiday Gift Guide: Go big and go home

By Brenna O'Donnell | [email protected] For a lot of people, 2021 is a year defined by hard work. The COVID-19 pandemic continues, and this year...

Arts commission criticizes proposed changes to Torpedo Factory

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s proposals for the future of the Torpedo Factory Art Center have received criticism from artists, and during its...

Our View: Bridging the trust chasm

It seems paradoxical for Alexandria’s local government, whose leaders have stated their intent to turn the city into an arts destination, to want to...

City’s Torpedo Factory plans concern artists

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A recent presentation from the Office of the Arts outlining several proposed options for how to renovate the Torpedo Factory...

Alexandria Celebrates Women: The art of protest

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Two hundred years ago, an American woman’s creative expression had to be pretty and practical. Restricted by society, women...

Local real estate developer Charles Hooff III dies at 80

By Will Schick | [email protected] Charles Hooff III, the principal owner and broker for Charles R. Hooff Realtors, died on Feb. 1 due to complications...