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Your Views: Your favorite places need you during restaurant week

To the editor: Restaurant Week starts on Friday and runs for 10 days through Jan. 30. If there was ever a time that your...

Alexandria Celebrates Women: The art of protest

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Two hundred years ago, an American woman’s creative expression had to be pretty and practical. Restricted by society, women...

Our View: A chance to support local businesses

The second half of August is a time like no other, the proverbial lull before the storm that is September when school begins, and...

Your Views: Let’s appreciate service workers

To the editor: Admit it – aren’t we all really excited to be getting back to our lives? Have you gotten together with friends...

Alexandria celebrates Juneteenth

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] With Juneteenth now a federal holiday, the first new addition since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983, public awareness about...

Alexandria Shop Small Week launches on Black Friday

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] For 10 days, nearly 50 independent retailers in Alexandria will participate in Alexandria Shop Small Week, a new promotion organized...

COVID-19 hits city’s tourism revenue

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] In March 2019, city and tourism leaders were fearful about the impact a three-month Metro shutdown would have on the...

Behind the scenes of Restaurant Week To-Go

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Updated Aug. 31: Visit Alexandria is extending Restaurant Week an additional eight days, through Sept. 7.  Twice a year during Alexandria...

City and Visit Alexandria recognized for COVID-19 recovery programs

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam and the Virginia Tourism Corporation recognized the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria for...

My View | Patricia Washington: Honoring the spirit of travel

Each year, during the first week of May, we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, a time to reflect on the value travel holds...