Tag: waterfront

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...

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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to approve three new restaurant spaces at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront at...

Your Views: A vote for bike lanes throughout the city

To the editor: As someone who bikes from Old Town to Chinquapin Pool and back twice a week, I am thankful for the bike lanes...

Your Views: Planning commission ignores neighbors’ concerns

To the editor: Our Alexandria Planning Commission professes to be engaged in a competition with the D.C. and National Harbor waterfronts. The Old Town waterfront...

Two restaurants proposed for former Robinson Terminal South site

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Proposed changes to a development at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront would add a second restaurant...

Our View: Something stinks along the waterfront

The stench rising from Alexandria’s waterfront is not the D.C. wastewater treatment plant on a day when the wind is blowing east to west....

Your Views: Keep Alexandria’s lights on

To the editor: Recently it dawned on me that with all the ideas flowing into the city about alternatives to bolster the traffic flow for...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...