Tag: Virginia

Armed robber targets United Bank

Police are on the look out for the man who walked into an Old Town United Bank location Tuesday morning, flashed a handgun and...

Restaurant week in full swing

The winter version of Alexandria’s restaurant week begins today and runs through January 22 so foodies and plain old eaters get 10 nights to...

New year brings diverse new businesses to Old Town

The new year has meant new shops and other businesses in Old Town for residents and tourists alike. Lulu Sage, an upscale salon and spa,...

Opinion: Does personal financial gain trump citizens’ interest?

From the moment I first drove down King Street, I have always loved Old Town — its historic streets and architecture, the waterfront along...

Editorial: Criminals have it easy at City Hall

Government employees have a target on their backs as the country wades slowly out of recession. Secure public sector jobs and guaranteed pensions anger...

City officials prioritize halting public employee malfeasance

From embezzlement to assault and forgery, eight public employees faced criminal charges in 2011, prompting officials to make tightening internal controls and reforming hiring...

As vote on waterfront plan looms, supporters look to dispel myths...

As the city's contentious vision for the Potomac shoreline heads into the home stretch, a resident group has scheduled meetings designed to drum up...

Laser show in, fireworks out at city’s New Year’s celebration

All eyes will be on the George Washington Masonic Memorial Saturday night as 6,000 balls drop on revelers heralding the arrival of 2012 in...