Tag: waterfront

Our View: The city taketh away, and the city sort of...

No one was surprised when City Council approved a six-townhome redevelopment project at the corner of Duke and South Union streets at Saturday’s public...

Council OKs townhouses on Duke Street, residents push back

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council approved a development special use permit for the construction of six townhouses on Duke Street during a public hearing...

Your Views: Removal of waterfront parking impacts all

To the editor: According to the Alexandria Waterfront Plan, the City of Alexandria parking lot opposite Chadwicks Restaurant on Strand Street adjacent to the...

Your Views: In support of Old Town’s redevelopment

To the editor: Regarding the June 10 Alexandria Times editorial, “A post-mortem on the election,” I take exception with the statement: “For many older, long-term...

Waterfront condo model home opens at Robinson Landing: VIP preview event...

This article is sponsored by EYA. Panoramic waterfront views of the Potomac River with floor to ceiling windows. Stunning and sophisticated features and finishes throughout...

Our View: A flood of poor policies

“It’s a one time thing – it just happens a lot,” Suzanne Vega wrote in the song “Cracking.” Vega’s line seems to have been co-opted...

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

Your Views: Waterfront congestion is a travesty

To the editor: Moving through the intersection of King and Union Streets on a weekend, or more specifically on a holiday, is hazardous. The cars,...

ALX Community expands to the waterfront

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Shared office space and coworking brand ALX Community opened a second location on the city’s waterfront on Tuesday, according to...

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...