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  • ‘A Cleaning Service’ Prides Itself on Employee Loyalty, Independence

    A Cleaning Service Beatriz Sampaio, Owner Phone: 703-892-8648 Email: acleaningsvce@aol.com http://www.acleaningserviceinc.com/ Not everyone feels like they’ve been given the chance to live their destiny. But Beatriz Sampaio does. Sampaio came to the U.S. from Rio…

  • Arlington Agenda: Aug. 31- Sept. 6

    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…

  • Rosslyn’s Gateway Park Gets a Sandbox

    The Rosslyn Business Improvement District and Arlington County have turned an unused fountain at Gateway Park into a new sandbox. The sandbox will officially open on Sept. 12 during the Rosslyn Jazz Festival, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

  • Group to Protest County Board Meeting Tomorrow

    A group that’s pushing for a wider distribution of affordable housing throughout Arlington plans to protest a County Board meeting tomorrow (Tuesday). The Board will be holding a final work session on its new affordable…

  • Hudson Trail Outfitters to Close on Pentagon Row

    Hudson Trail Outfitters, the venerable local outdoor retailer, will be closing its stores, including one location on Pentagon Row in Arlington. The Maryland-based company, which has four D.C. area stores, announced today that it will begin…

  • Local Resident Helps Start DIY Gin Brewing Company

    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, plus other local technology happenings. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open.…

  • Dozens Evacuated During Condo Fire Friday Night

    Dozens of residents were evacuated from The Carlton condominium at 4600 S. Four Mile Run Drive Friday night. The fire started in a 12th floor condo around 10:30 p.m. The blaze was extinguished before the flames could…

  • September is Affordable Housing and Hunger Action Month

    Arlington County and a local nonprofit are raising awareness of housing and hunger in September. September is Affordable Housing Month in Arlington. Throughout the month, Arlington County will be holding events that celebrate “the County’s long-term commitment…

  • Morning Notes

    W-L Student Dies — The Washington-Lee High School community is mourning the death of Juliana Clarkson, 14, who died on Friday after a battle with leukemia. Fellow W-L students and crew teammates have filled the…

  • Blue Angels to fly over the Pentagon and DC area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Blue Angels will be flying over the Pentagon and the Washington area this weekend as part of a team photo shoot. U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron will be in the region…

  • ARLnow Weekend Discussion

    Stores might be stocking up on pumpkin ale and other fall goodies, but the weather this weekend does not indicate the end of summer any time soon. National Weather Service predicts a high of 88…

  • ACPD Seeks Burglary Suspect Caught on Camera

    The Arlington County Police Department is looking for a suspect who was caught on camera during a gas station burglary in the Leeway Overlee neighborhood. Police say that a man smashed in the glass door of the…

  • Local Resident Creates Petition to Save Sidewalk Garden

    A garden in front of a Columbia Forest home is center of a debate between the county’s Department of Environmental Services and a local resident. Maraea Harris created a Change.org petition to save her garden, which…

  • Open Houses in Arlington this Weekend

    There’s lots going on this weekend as the weather warms back up. Between watching the full moon on Saturday night and pondering whether Tropical Storm Erika will come our way, take a look at some of…

  • Business at Independent Pike Coffee Shop Steady Despite New Starbucks

    Business is reportedly robust at Rappahannock Coffee (2406 Columbia Pike) despite a new Starbucks moving across the street. The independent coffee shop, which once was the only cafe serving the portion of the Pike around Penrose…