Alexandria News

The City has launched Alex311 (@AlexandriaVA311), a new initiative to connect customers to more than 175 City services in a variety of convenient ways. The service includes new web, mobile app, social media and phone options to submit requests. More: http://alexandriava.gov/113848 pic.twitter.com/Rn0CaRw8PO

The City has launched Alex311 ( @AlexandriaVA311), a new initiative to connect customers to more than 175 City services in a variety of convenient ways. The service includes new web,…

Did you know that city residents Lillie Finklea and Louise Massoud helped to protect a Civil War-era African American burial ground? Learn more and celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with City events, activities & more: http://alexandriava.gov/BlackHistory .pic.twitter.com/6HH2mAJXEu

Did you know that city residents Lillie Finklea and Louise Massoud helped to protect a Civil War-era African American burial ground? Learn more and celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with City events, activities…

The Delicate Balance of Patterson Hood

By Steve Houk  livingonmusic.com Looking at things from a bird’s eye view — maybe one of an Osprey or Cooper’s Hawk sailing over his home in Oregon — Patterson Hood has a…

Speak Easy welcomes local developer Teddy Kim

Teddy Kim, a local developer and principal at Avanti Holdings Group, steps up to the mic for the second episode of Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times podcast. Kim was born…

Most expensive rent in the DC area? Bethesda

A for rent sign advertising a row house in northeast Capitol Hill, is pictured on Monday, August 26, 2019 (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)Apartment rents vary…

Nominate Alexandria’s Environmental Stewards

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew Enterprises are seeking nominees for the Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award. This award recognizes members of the Alexandria community…

FYI Alexandria – February 21, 2020

In the latest FYI Alexandria, read about the City Manager’s Fiscal Year 2021 proposed budget; find out how the 2020 real estate assessments reflect increases in property value; get information…

Seniors: Getting emergency help at home

By Pamela Austin Most people want to live independently in their home as long as possible. But as people age, they may experience limited mobility and increased falls, which can…

How to lock down the perfect wedding venue

By Janet Daniels You’re engaged and beginning to plan your dream wedding. Congratulations! Now, where do you start? If you have the luxury of contracting a wedding planner for full…

Delving into data on lawsuits filed against the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com T.C. lights. The Hugo Black House. Ask most Alexandrians, and they’ll be able to recite the details of these controversial, high-profile lawsuits against the city…