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  • Pike Residents Organize Snowball Fight as Snowfall Continues

    (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) As Arlington weathers yet another March snowfall, residents are organizing another March snowball fight. Today, at 4:30 p.m., at Penrose Square — the corner of Columbia Pike and S. Barton Street —…

  • Rental Report: Apartment Fitness

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly sponsored column is written by Rick Gersten, founder and CEO of Urban Igloo, a rental real estate firm that matches up renters with their ideal apartments, condos or houses. Please submit any…

  • The Right Note: Free the Bake Sale

    The Right Note is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Stories abound about the results…

  • Progressive Voice: Housing Affordability and Ladders to Success

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. (Updated at 5:00 p.m.) “Sorry young…

  • Peter’s Take: Why is Virginia’s Legislature Ethically Challenged?

    Peter’s Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Last month, I wrote a column…

  • Roads Snow-Covered in Arlington

    Most roads in Arlington are snow-covered as of noon today, as flakes continue to fall. So far, 2-3 inches of snow accumulation have been reported. The snow may have been responsible for one rollover accident this…

  • The Best Sledding Spots in Arlington

    (Updated at 10:45 a.m.) The snow has started falling and the schools are closed, which means it’s time for winter frolicking. For some, that means staying in, drinking hot cocoa and catching up on Netflix. For…

  • Morning Notes

    Nats Player’s Townhouse for Rent — A townhouse owned by Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman is available for rent. The three-bedroom home, at the Bromptons at Clarendon development, is listed at $5,750 per month. [Real…

  • County, Federal Government Closed as Sleet Starts Falling

    The federal government is closed, and Arlington schools, government offices, courts and facilities are closed today due to expected snow. Sleet is falling in parts of Arlington as of 7:30, as temperatures continue to fall.…

  • Arlington Public Schools Closed Thursday

    Arlington Public Schools will be closed Thursday due to snow, the school system announced tonight. From APS’ “School Talk” email: “All APS schools and offices will be closed on Thu, Mar. 5. Extracurricular activities, interscholastic…

  • Snowfall Prediction May Mean Imminent Chaos at Grocery Stores

    With forecasters calling for up to 8 inches of snow on Thursday, Arlington residents are hunkering down for yet another snow day. Part of the ritual preparation for many includes heading to the grocery store…

  • ‘All Hands on Deck’ for VDOT Snow Crews Thursday

    Arlington residents and area snow crews are gearing up for what may be the year’s final — and most potent — winter storm. Up to 8 inches of snow are expected to fall Thursday, as…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Buffy

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Buffy, a cat who shares no relation to a certain vampire-slaying teenager. Here’s what owner Rose had to say: We found this delightful blonde bombshell at the…

  • BREAKING: Police Pursuit Ends in Courthouse After Officer Dragged

    (Updated at 4:30 p.m.) Arlington County Police were involved in a vehicle and subsequent foot pursuit through the Lyon Park and Courthouse neighborhoods this afternoon. The pursuit started around 12:20 p.m. According to initial reports, an officer…

  • Childhood Cancer Ice Skating Fundraiser Comes to Ballston

    This Friday afternoon, an Arlington family is hosting an ice skating fundraiser to help fund childhood cancer research, in memory of the daughter they lost to the disease. Ellen and Tom Blair lost their daughter,…