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  • Cash-Strapped Drew School PTA Hosts Spring Fair

    The Drew Model School Parent Teacher Association is throwing its first Spring Fair next weekend, in hopes of closing a $22,000 funding gap. Because of changes to local grocery stores’ policies in the last two…

  • Photos: Redskins Attend SpinFire Pizza’s Grand Opening

    (Updated at 5:25 p.m.) The new Rosslyn fast-casual pizza restaurant, SpinFire Pizza, held its grand opening party yesterday, an event celebrated by co-owner Pierre Garçon and several of his Washington Redskins teammates. Pro Bowl linebacker…

  • Arlington Historical Society Looking for Volunteers

    The Arlington Historical Society is hoping to expand the hours it hosts visitors to the Arlington Historical Museum and other historical properties it serves, and it needs help. The AHS has put out the call…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Nico

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Nico, a “spunky” boxer mix who weighs 70 pounds and goes by “Little Man.” Here’s what owners Kelly and Ian had to say about their precocious pup:…

  • Pinkberry in Clarendon Plans to Reopen

    Arlington’s dwindling frozen yogurt market will get a boost sometime soon: the Pinkberry in Clarendon appears set to reopen. The shop closed this winter when its franchise owner, which operated a handful of Pinkberry locations in…

  • ‘Walk for the Animals’ Returns on Saturday

    This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s Walk for the Animals, and, in honor of the occasion, the nonprofit is adding a “Pet Fest” to the event. The annual…

  • Morning Poll: What Should Be Done With Arlington’s New Property?

    Arlington County announced yesterday that it has agreed to buy a six-acre light industrial property on N. Quincy Street, across from Washington-Lee High School. In announcing the $30 million deal, County Board Chair Mary Hynes…

  • Ballston Tuesday Night Bicycle Rides Postponed Indefinitely

    (Updated at 5:10 p.m.) Driver complaints have pushed Arlington County to reconsider the future of Tuesday Night Rides, the weekly mass-cycling event in Ballston Tuesday evenings during the summer, according to the ride’s organizer. Steve McAhren,…

  • Ask Adam: Historic Designated Neighborhoods

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Arlington Magazine’s Best Realtors of 2013 & 2014. Please submit your questions via email. Q. My husband and I are just…

  • County Buys Land in Virginia Square for $30 Million

    The Arlington County Board signed a major deal to acquire land this afternoon, paying $30 million for 6 acres along N. Quincy Street, across from Washington-Lee High School. The land was owned by Bill Buck,…

  • New Play in Arlington is ‘Part Bridesmaids, Part The Hangover, Part Mean Girls’

    (Updated at 3:00 p.m.) A community theater in South Arlington is showing “Bachelorette” this month, a play with a disclaimer of “adult situations, strong language, sexually suggestive situations, nudity, smoking and depictions of drug and alcohol use.” Dominion…

  • Summers in Courthouse Reopens Back Bar as ‘Summers 2′

    (Updated at 1:05 p.m.) Summers Restaurant in Courthouse, a longtime haven for soccer fans, reopened in February after closing at the end of 2014. Now, the sports bar at 1520 N. Courthouse Road will try something…

  • New Book Chronicles History of the ACPD

    The Arlington County Police Department’s history is the subject of a new book, released yesterday. Images of America “Arlington County Police Department” was released by Arcadia Publishing as part of its ongoing pictorial history series. The…

  • 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…