Tag: visit alexandria

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...

Photos: The sights of the 2018 George Washington Parade

The George Washington Birthday Parade returned to Old Town on Monday, bringing with it music, patriotic displays, energetic dance and even ponies. This year's event...

Alexandria Wedding Showcase returns for second year this weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Wedding Showcase kicks off its second year this Sunday at the Westin Alexandria in Carlyle. This year the showcase is giving...

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week kicks off

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week kicks off on Friday and goes until Feb. 4, featuring 60 local establishments that will each...

Boat Parade of Lights wins USA Today readers’ choice award

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Less than a week after the latest iteration of the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, the annual event has...

Visit Alexandria releases statistics, VR plans at annual meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City tourism organization Visit Alexandria released its latest stats and kicked off a new virtual reality campaign at its annual...

More boutique hotels in the pipeline for Old Town

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Hotel Indigo isn’t the only new hotel that will break into the market in Old Town in the next few...

Our View: Lack of public restrooms is a matter of some...

Where do you go when you have to, well, go? That’s actually a question of some urgency for many Old Town visitors. City officials work...

Lack of public bathrooms in Old Town create conundrum for small...

By James Cullum | [email protected] Alcohol, drugs and other bathroom-related messes led Dunkin’ Donuts to finally put combination locks on the bathroom doors at its Old...