Lebanese Taverna kicked off its 35th-anniversary celebration with a party July 25 at the restaurant group’s first location in Westover. Comments (1)
The Arlington library system will hold a preview of its 2014 fantasy football league, the “Dewey Decimators” League, on Monday, Aug. 18 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Central Library.
Arlington government officials have long said they can’t hold an advisory referendum on the Columbia Pike streetcar because state law prohibits them from doing so. Now, a higher authority might weigh in.
Arlington’s unemployment rate dropped slightly and remained lowest in the commonwealth in June, a month when there was little movement – good or bad – in joblessness across the commonwealth.
News of interest from across Arlington this week.
More news of interest from across Arlington this week.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors:
Interesting news to come out of a legislative wrapup presented by Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th) during a breakfast meeting at Washington Golf & Country Club.
Arlington County Board members on July 24 agreed to accept $2 million in affordable-housing contributions from a developer, despite criticism from one vocal board critic that the amount was too low.
The Washington region continued to play its part in the national trend toward lower unemployment rates in June, with the area’s jobless rate falling to 5.3 percent from 5 percent a year ago, according to new federal figures.
Arlington County Board members have set public hearings for September related to updating the county government’s Water Distribution System Master Plan and Stormwater Master Plan.
After a three-judge federal panel on July 28 declared Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Michele McQuigg – who defended the commonwealth’s voter-approved same-sex-marriage ban in court – is reviewing her options.
David Foster an extremist? He seems more amused than enraged by the suggestion.
Peruse campaign signage from Democratic candidates and you’re likely to find a host of little icons down at the bottom.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to hold its ninth annual Scholar’s Cup fundraiser on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Upton Hill Regional Park.
Arlington County Board members recently made the following appointments to advisory boards and commissions:
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
Two weeks ago, I conducted an interview with five of the six Arlington students who attended the Governor’s School for Latin earlier in the summer.
The Washington region ranks 38th best among 150 metropolitan areas in recovery from the recession, according to a new survey from WalletHub.
Mary Agee, who has served as a staff member of Northern Virginia Family Service since 1972 and has led the organization for the past 27 years, has announced plans to retire next June.
Thomas Jefferson Community Center will be closed for normal activities from Aug. 1-19.
The Arlington County Police Department is accepting applications through Sept. 1 for those seeking to become auxiliary police officers.
Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson says his office will be ready to go, in the unlikely event that the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals does not tap the brakes on its recent ruling on same-sex marriage.
It will be four, rather than five, School Board members on the dais in coming months.
Republican David Foster has picked up the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business in the 48th House of Delegates special election.
Arlingtonian Thomas Fonseca on July 24 was honored by the Virginia Elder Rights Coalition with the 2014 Erica F. Wood Elder Rights Award, honoring his efforts to improve the lives of thousands of state residents in long-term-care facilities.
Leadership Arlington president and CEO Betsy Frantz has received the 2014 “Hero Award for Collaboration” from Leadership Greater Washington.
The All-Fairlington Bulletin, one of the great civic-association newsletters out there, came in the mail yesterday at Sun Gazette World Headquarters, and tried to stamp out a rumor that had been circulating in the South Arlington community that lies just up the hill from my own humble Shirlington abode.
It’s time to think about back-to-school shopping, and Virginia officials want to give you a break.
This year, they battled all the way back and closed the deal with a state championship.
An overshot platform. Stinky mulch. Unintelligible announcements. Dirty windows. Warm train cars.
Now that the long-awaited Silver Line Metro projects will soon ferry commuters to and from Tysons Corner, many car-weary Prince William County residents might be wondering: What about us?
The American Century Theater announced on July 23 that its upcoming season – the troupe’s 20th – would be its final one.
Carla de la Pava was the only candidate to seek the Democratic nomination for the special election for treasurer, eliminating the need for Democrats to hold a canvass to choose a nominee.
Photographer Deb Kolt and I (wisely) opted to skip Saturday’s opening ceremony held in Reston to salute the opening of the Silver Line. Too many people (most of them politicians congratulating themselves, and the media on hand to cover the self-congratulations) and too much of a logistical nightmare, we decided.
A panel of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Ronald Reagan Washington National has been the go-to airport of the D.C. region in recent months, if you want to depart and arrive on time.
Two decades after financial planning first began and just over five years since construction began, the first phase of Metro’s Silver Line began operation Saturday with pomp and pageantry.
Who will be the winners and who will be the losers now that Silver Line service is starting? The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says this is how changes will shake out:
Arlington resident Randy Swart, director of the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute, has been honored by ASTM International’s Committee F08 on Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces and Facilities with its Award of Merit and the title of “fellow.”
Arlington-based Phoenix Bikes will hold its inaugural Kennan Garvey Memorial Ride on Saturday, Aug. 2.
Arlington County Board members on July 24 made the following appointments to advisory boards and commissions:
County Board members on July 24 formally set up the Neighborhood Complete Streets Commission, a successor to the Neighborhood Traffic-Calming Committee that advised elected officials from 2000 to 2013.
County Board members on July 24 ratified a new handbook to guide those appointed to Arlington boards and commissions, and also approved a host of mostly technical and stylistic revisions on board and commission charters.
Arlington County Board members on July 24 lauded Planning Commission member Inta Malis, who recently was honored with the “2014 Citizen Planner Award” by the Virginia chapter of the American Planning Association.
Fairfax County police will assign additional officers and step up enforcement of traffic and pedestrian-safety laws as Metrorail’s Silver Line begins service.
Arlington officials say the decision of the Corporate Executive Board to expand its footprint in Arlington is a sign the county’s economic-development strength is not on the wane.
It was the mid-1970s when Frank Wolf held a campaign event at the Rosslyn Metro Station, and afterward he took one of the first rides on the then-brand new rail system.
Arlington County Board members on July 24 set the stage for a brisk planning process to decide whether a new elementary school can be integrated successfully onto the campus of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
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