Tag: visit alexandria

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...

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...