Tag: west end

Your Views: Magical thinking on growth

To the editor: I am writing in response to the editorial, “Supporting smart development in the West End,” in the Oct. 24 Alexandria Times. While...

Our View: Supporting smart development on the West End

Vibrancy. The elusive word is carefully woven into special use permit applications, crops up on countless city staff reports and is repeated at various...

Psychedelic ‘80s meets Scandinavian industrial at Aslin

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Aslin Beer Company doesn’t have exposed brick walls, it isn’t decorated with string lights and it doesn’t use wooden barrels...

Virginia Paving Company to close Alexandria plant in 2027

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at Saturday’s public hearing to close the Virginia Paving Company’s Eisenhower West asphalt plant in 2027. The...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 7: Equity remains a challenge for city’s...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On June 20, city councilor Mo Seifeldein released a statement calling for the suspension of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program. In...

Your Views: We’re all investors in Alexandria’s waterways

To the editor: Alexandria’s health and prosperity depend on clean waterways, and clean waterways depend on a well-functioning wastewater system. The Potomac River and its...

Council approves revised Landmark Mall master plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Landmark Mall, Alexandria’s major West End development project, took a significant step forward, as city council approved a revised master...

Your Views: Former mayor defends his record

To the editor: The March 28 Alexandria Times offered a letter from Bill Goff, “The solution to a residential nightmare,” and his criticism of the...

Your Views: Build a bridge to Van Dorn station

To the editor: Alexandria should prioritize building a bridge across Backlick Run and Norfolk Southern to Van Dorn Station, expanding the amount of housing on...

Shooting on West End results in non-life-threatening injuries

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A shooting took place at Edsall Road and Yoakum Parkway on Sunday night, according to the Alexandria Police Department. After the...