Tag: tourism

Chadwicks celebrates 50 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] When partners Mike Kirby, Tom Russo and Joe McGuinness opened Chadwicks in Old Town back in 1979, it was the...

Letter to the Editor: City should stop telling visitors to park...

Last week, Alexandria’s Traffic and Parking Board voted to expand payto-park to three additional blocks in Old Town’s southeast quadrant. This means anyone not...

Alexandria businesses discuss opportunity, competition at The Wharf

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Years before ground was broken to build The Wharf in southwest D.C., Alexandria-based Potomac Riverboat Co. was already preparing to head...

Charleston Travel Guide: A city of change and charm

By Jordan Wright Visiting a historic destination naturally brings comparison to our own beloved port of Alexandria, and a few of those thoughts rose idly...

Letter to the Editor: George Washington should be honored, not vilified

To the editor: I recently read that the Rev. Dr. Noelle York-Simmons and the vestry of historic Christ Church decided to take the plaques representing...

Visit Alexandria releases statistics, VR plans at annual meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City tourism organization Visit Alexandria released its latest stats and kicked off a new virtual reality campaign at its annual...

More boutique hotels in the pipeline for Old Town

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Hotel Indigo isn’t the only new hotel that will break into the market in Old Town in the next few...

Lack of public bathrooms in Old Town create conundrum for small...

By James Cullum | [email protected] Alcohol, drugs and other bathroom-related messes led Dunkin’ Donuts to finally put combination locks on the bathroom doors at its Old...