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
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Alexandria’s Planning Commission voted to recommend eliminating outdoor music at Hops N’ Shine (3410 Mount Vernon Avenue) and the restaurant owners faced some withering rebukes from Planning Commissioners. The bar failed to get…
A man was shot in the West End early Sunday morning, and walked into a 7-Eleven on Lincolnia Road for help. The incident occurred at around 1:45 a.m. in the…
If you haven’t noticed, it’s pretty hazy outside. Smoke from wildfires in Canada has been working down the East Coast, spurring many localities to issue air quality alerts. The City…
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.