Tag: Union Street

Café du Soleil plans to open this month

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new café is coming to Union Street. Café du Soleil, a French-inspired coffee shop, plans to open at 215 S....

Monte Durham plans to open a new waterfront salon

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Over a bottle of Lanson rosé champagne, Monte Durham and his friend, Dan Via, debate the design of the business...

Your Views: If city won’t provide traffic oversight, citizens should

To the editor: I have come to the realization that Alexandria is not going to perform oversight of traffic at the very busy King and...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Your Views: Union Street is a chaotic mess

To the editor: We are all in favor of a vibrant city life, but if you could see from your windows what we see on...

Your Views: A vote for bike lanes throughout the city

To the editor: As someone who bikes from Old Town to Chinquapin Pool and back twice a week, I am thankful for the bike lanes...

Updated: Alexandria prepares for impacts of Hurricane Florence

By Alexa Epitropoulos| [email protected] Hurricane Florence update: National Weather Service's forecast at 11 a.m. on Wednesday showed Hurricane Florence making landfall on the South Carolina and...

Hotel Indigo opens on Alexandria’s waterfront

Hotel Indigo, located on the 200 block of South Union Street, is open to the public after years of debate and opposition toward Carr...

Summer Santa visits Union Street

Lower Old Town block hopes to imitate holiday shopping season this weekend

Christmas in the heat of July

Union Street business owners will try to prove that you dont need freezing temperatures to indulge the Christmas spirit on July 16.