Tag: waterfront park

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

Tying the Knot: Del Ray newlyweds share their love story

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Kristen Gratton and Patrick Sullivan turned a long-distance shot-in-the-dark into a lifelong commitment. The couple met briefly at a conference during...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com  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....