Tag: zoning

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

Our View: Pay attention to proposed zoning changes

City staff have reviewed many of Alexandria’s zoning ordinances, and changes to those ordinances have started making their way onto dockets for city council’s...

Letter to the Editor: Housing affordability is a density issue

To the editor: Housing affordability is the new clarion cry for public and private sector problem-solvers. The impending “Invasion of the Amazonians” has galvanized them...

New coffee shop, eatery planned for upper Prince Street

A new coffee shop and limited service restaurant is planned for 1320 Prince St. Whitney and Jason Langone filed a special use permit with the...

New Town: Alexandria native Teddy Kim builds up Parker-Gray district

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Teddy Kim saw early potential in the Parker-Gray neighborhood. The Alexandria native had graduated from Virginia Tech University with a degree...

Letter to the Editor: Karig proves it’s time to change our...

To the editor: Except for Mayor Allison Silberberg, the rest of the city council displayed its predictable pro-developer disposition when they voted to allow the...

Letter to the Editor: City suppressing its environmental expert

We write on behalf of Beth El Hebrew Congregation. Many volunteer congregants (including this board member signing below) have spent countless hours in the...

Letter to the Editor: Planning commission’s BI recommendation fell within its...

To the editor: Speaking as an individual member of the Alexandria Planning Commission, I would like to respond to the Times’ recent coverage of land...

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...

Everything on table for food cart program

City department hopes to entice restaurants to the streets