Food truck program limps along in Alexandria

Only seven food trucks have been participating in Alexandria's pilot food truck program for the past year, a paltry number that can be attributed to high permitting fees and a lack of on-street vending opportunities, city staff told Alexandria City Council Tuesday.

Three of nation's worst bottlenecks are in Northern Virginia, study finds

Northern Virginia is home to some of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the country, according to a recent report. On Monday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the nation, based on the Unclogging

Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2015udy finds

Friday, Nov. 27 Alexandria thrift shop Features clothes, housewares, kitchen appliances, paintings, books and more. Proceeds benefit local charities. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Church of St. Clement, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. 703-998-6166.

Alexandria armed robbery under investigation

Two suspects with a firearm stole cash from a victim in Alexandria on Thursday, Alexandria police said. The robbery happened in the 100 block of N. Ripley Street. Nobody was injured

A Holiday Tradition: 33 Years of Selling Christmas Trees Together

Friday will mark the 33rd year that the Gallery family has been selling Christmas trees in Alexandria. The trees come from the family’s farm in West Virginia. The Christmas tree lot for Almost Heavenly Trees & Greenery is located at 5021 Seminary Road in Alexandria.

Woman raped, abducted at gunpoint from Alexandria hotel room

woman was raped at gunpoint in an Alexandria hotel last week, police said Wednesday. Police publicized the assault Wednesday in an attempt to solicit information from the public about the crime. A suspect has not been arrested.

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