Tag: visit alexandria

Our View: Double down on our strengths

A lot of useful and generally encouraging information was shared at Visit Alexandria’s annual meeting last week. It’s affirming to know Alexandria is considered...

Visit Alexandria details new businesses, visitor trends

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Each year, Alexandria’s official tourism organization, Visit Alexandria, answers a loaded question in our constantly evolving city: What’s new? The new...

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...