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  • Free Taxi Rides for Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Tonight

    For the first time, the free cab rides D.C. area residents have been able to use during major drinking holidays are now being offered on Cinco de Mayo tonight. The Washington Regional Alcohol Program has made…

  • Morning Notes

    Arlington Ranks High for Income Mobility — According to a new study, Arlington County is a very good place to grow up in terms of income mobility for children in poor families. Arlington ranks better than 81…

  • Ten Tips for Keeping Your Small Business IT Safe, Secure and Effective

    The following post is written and sponsored by Envescent, LLC, the IT services provider to ARLnow.com. Businesses rely on information technology to improve productivity, share information and reduce the time it takes to communicate. Despite…

  • APS Plan for School Overcrowding: 71 New Trailers

    With schools bursting at the seams and student growth outpacing new construction, Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Patrick Murphy is proposing to place 71 new relocatable classrooms around Arlington elementary and middle schools over the next five…

  • Clarendon Named One of the 12 ‘Bro-iest’ Neighborhoods in U.S.

    The men’s lifestyle website Thrillist thinks Clarendon is chock full of bros. Thrillist included Clarendon in its list of “America’s 12 Bro-iest Neighborhoods,” ranked No. 10. Bros, defined by Urban Dictionary as “obnoxious partying males,” are…

  • Legal Insider: Virginia Limits Employers’ Access to Social Media

    This is a biweekly sponsored column by attorneys John Berry and Kimberly Berry of Berry & Berry, PLLC, an employment and labor law firm that specializes in federal employee, security clearance, retirement and private sector employee…

  • Sunglasses Store Coming Soon to Pentagon Row

    A new sunglasses store is getting ready to open in the Pentagon Row shopping district in Pentagon City. Specs New York, which sells designer sunglasses and has locations in New York City, Montgomery Mall and…

  • Making Government Smarter Fuels Rapid Growth for Clarendon Startup

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • The Italian Store in Westover to Open In Two Weeks

    Despite a weekend where neighbors came by and were served free pizza, The Italian Store isn’t opening in Westover for another two weeks. Owner Robert Tramonte said the two soft openings were meant as a “thank…

  • Man Exposes Himself to Girl Near Va. Square Metro

    Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a girl in Maury Park, about three blocks from the Virginia Square Metro station, last week. The incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. this past…

  • Morning Notes

    Downed Wires Close the Pike — Columbia Pike was closed in both directions between S. Greenbrier Street and S. Dinwiddie Street this morning due to a tree that brought down live wires. The road was…

  • Downed wires close stretch of Columbia Pike in Arlington

    WASHINGTON — Heads up drivers – give yourself some extra time if you usually take Columbia Pike in Arlington during your travels. The roadway is closed in both directions between South Greenbrier Street and South…

  • Arlington Agenda (May 4-10)

    Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event…

  • Arlington lawmakers poised to pass parking meter hikes

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington lawmakers are poised to pass a measure to increase the cost at meters $0.25 per-hour, but could also reject another measure to extend meter hours to 8:00 p.m. If approved, the…

  • ARLnow Weekend Discussion

    It’s Friday evening and Arlingtonians are gearing up for what promises to be great weekend weather-wise and sports-wise. Should you find yourself this weekend with something to say, or with some neighborhood news to report, let the comments…