Old Town's newest attraction: A tall ship (with beer cruises)

The Tall Ship Providence arrives on the Old Town Alexandria waterfront July 1 and becomes a permanent attraction for Alexandria. The ship is a full-scale replica of the Continental Navy's
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Smedberg picked to head Metro Board

Virginia's Paul Smedberg is the new chairman of Metro’s board of directors. The board picked the former member of the Alexandria Council Thursday to replace Chairman Jack Evans, who is resigning following
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Police: Teens went on local rec center crime spree, stealing cash and pooping in pool

Local swim clubs and parks are on alert after a rash of break-ins and vandalism that included defecating in one of the pools. The incidents happened in the overnight hours
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Families sue Libyan commander who once lived in Virginia

A Libyan-American who once lived in northern Virginia and now commands an army vying for control of his native country has been accused in a civil lawsuit of war crimes.
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Alexandria Drivers Among Worst In Nation: Report

Blame it on the Beltway traffic. Alexandria drivers are the 192nd safest out of the 200 largest cities in America, according to Allstate's annual "best drivers" report. The report, released Tuesday
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Locations picked for Alexandria sewage tunnels

Massive digging is set to begin soon under Alexandria, Virginia, now that preferred options have been identified for tunnels meant to reduce the amount of raw sewage flowing into the Potomac River and its tributaries.
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