Tag: west end

A West End oasis

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] An unassuming gravel pathway at the end of a street lined with townhomes leads to the Winkler Botanical Preserve, a 44-acre...

Your Views: A Surfside parallel in Alexandria?

To the editor: We condo dwellers have been chilled at the collapse of Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, and the suggestion that nearby construction was...

NOVA Parks staffer accidentally flushes chemicals into nearby Lake Cook

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the pandemic, Lake Cook has been a source of respite for West End resident Alexandra Petze. The artificial lake,...

Your Views: The case for more density

To the editor: I am writing in response to the Jan. 7 Alexandria Times editorial, “Wanted: Better approach to affordable housing.” What is truly wanted...

West End vehicle crash leaves pedestrian seriously injured

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A multiple vehicle crash in the 200 block of S. Van Dorn St. on Monday left one pedestrian with serious...

Inova Alexandria Hospital to relocate to Landmark Mall

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Inova Health System will be relocating its Alexandria hospital to the large-scale, long underdeveloped Landmark Mall site on the city’s...

Council approves West End senior living facility

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] City Council approved plans for a new West End senior living facility at its public hearing on Saturday. The new facility...

Series of crimes occur over the weekend

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department responded to a spate of crimes over the weekend, including multiple reports of shots fired, a...

Woman killed on West End, marking city’s first homicide of 2020

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department reported the city’s first homicide of 2020 on Wednesday. APD officers responded to a report of shots...

Tenants protest local apartment complex for charging rent

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] This morning, a group of residents at the Southern Towers apartment complex on the West End held a protest to...