Tag: waterfront park

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council will discuss various items at its public hearing on Saturday, including the Patrick Henry School swing space, The Mill...

Our View: Flooding in our parched city

Were we the only ones shocked to see flooding on lower King Street this week after weeks with no appreciable rain? Lawns are brown,...

Sunny day flooding strikes waterfront

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After weeks without rain, Alexandrians were surprised by seemingly random flooding along the waterfront last weekend. The flooding closed parts of...

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...

Our View: Eat. Drink. Write. Bark.

It’s that bittersweet season when summer wanes, Labor Day looms and school beckons. Most families have completed their back-to-school shopping. College kids are departing...

Tall Ship Providence to become permanent waterfront attraction

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  On Monday night at 11:15 p.m., a water taxi with about 125 city leaders, business owners and residents departed the...

Letter to the Editor: Renamed park is just another broken promise

To the editor: Alexandria doesn’t have the gumption to honor a town father, early mayor, aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War and patriot....

Council officially names Waterfront Park

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing on Saturday, city council officially adopted the name Waterfront Park for the new park at the...