Tag: waterfront

Styrofoam litters the waterfront

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Several hundred pieces of Styrofoam have washed up along the Alexandria waterfront in recent months, according to Old Town resident...

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...

Plans solidify for new waterfront restaurants

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The specific designs for two new waterfront restaurants have come into focus since preliminary plans were approved in March. The restaurants...

Tall Ship Providence sails to Norfolk for electrical work

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Revolutionary War era replica Tall Ship Providence, which has been anchored on the Alexandria Waterfront since July 1, is...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

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...

Your Views: Time to declare climate emergency

To the editor: On June 3, the Alexandria Democratic Committee passed a resolution to declare a climate emergency and take action to reduce carbon emissions....

Replica historic tall ship officially approved

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved a short-term lease agreement with the Tall Ship Providence Foundation, allowing the organization to sail replica...

New Robinson Landing restaurants, including a restaurant on the pier, earn...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve three new restaurant spaces at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront at...