Tag: visit alexandria

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday...

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

Alexandria tourism spending hits record high

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Visitor spending in Alexandria hit an all-time high, Visit Alexandria announced at its annual meeting on Monday, according to a...

Photos: Metro stations reopen on time

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After a three-month-long shutdown of all Metro stations south of Reagan National Airport, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reopened...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

Our View: Local businesses strive to help furloughed workers

Alexandrians have a long history of helping one another out in times of need. We are often cited as one of the leading philanthropic...

Asana becomes a lead partner in King Street Corridor Initiative

Asana Partners, which has entered into the King Street real estate market in a major way over the past two years, has become a...

Portside festival moved as King Street Park opening delayed

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The park at the foot of King Street won't be ready to open in time for Portside in Old Town...

Visit Alexandria announces waterfront festival, arrival of tall ship

As part of the city's ongoing King Street Corridor Initiative program, Visit Alexandria is launching a waterfront festival and other programming throughout the fall...

King Street Corridor initiative secures private funding

By Michaela Gleeson | [email protected] The King Street Corridor initiative, led by Visit Alexandria, is well underway with 80 percent of its $175,000 goal raised,...

Council discusses Spirit Cruises, receives tourism update

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council discussed the renewal of a license agreement with Spirit Cruises and heard a tourism update from Visit Alexandria...