It was a busy week in Alexandria, with the City Council back in session and changes on the horizon for local restaurants.
The Polk Avenue sidewalk saga came to its close with the City Council voting unanimously to strike down an appeal, authorizing the city to move forward with plans to build a new sidewalk on the north side of the street.
The School Board also met this week and called into question the validity of a study on safety in the schools — not long after city leaders pushed back against claims from state officials that Alexandria City Public Schools were unsafe.
- Teller at Alexandria DMV allegedly used stolen gift card to pay for friend’s license renewal
- 14-year-old arrested after allegedly pistol-whipping and robbing juvenile in West End
- Details emerge after woman shot in foot in Braddock area
- Alexandria businesses to start paying rent for on-street dining and shopping
- Old Town North affordable housing redevelopment moves forward
- 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood in Old Town is fancy without the frills
- Samuel Madden redevelopment returning to BAR after earlier misgivings
- No injuries after vent shaft catches fire in Fairlington apartment building
- System update gives Alexandrians two days of free access to rec centers, pools and more
- City Council strikes down Polk Avenue sidewalk appeal
Within days of the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on Israel, Alexandria’s City Hall was lit up with the colors of Israel. But after months of mounting civilian casualties in…
The Potomac Yard arena fight has created a fascinating mix of opponents and supporters who don’t adhere to strict political party lines. While Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin and Alexandria’s Democratic…
A 29-year-old Washington, D.C. man was arrested last month for allegedly stealing a $1,300 necklace from the First Cash Pawn shop in Alexandria’s West End and then trying to resell…
Anyone heading out this afternoon should remember to bring an umbrella: storms are likely inbound to Alexandria. The National Weather Service (NWS) said rain is likely this afternoon, mainly after…
Are you looking to work on health and fitness from the comfort of your own home?
Skip the big box gym and try out our in-home personal training service. We bring the gym to you so that you can save time and avoid the hassle of going the the crowded gym.
We bring all the equipment you need for a solid workout and if you have a community gym we can use that too.
We offer programs that will help with weight loss, strength, flexibility, more energy and overall feeling better.
Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.