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    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,…

  • Arlington Bracing for Another Significant Snow Storm

    Arlington County is bracing for a yet another significant snowstorm, with forecasters calling for up to 8 inches of accumulation Thursday. Arlington’s Dept. of Environmental Services says they will have all 50 of their snow-clearing…

  • Parents Petitioning APS for Elementary French Immersion

    (Updated at 9:55 a.m.) Arlington Public Schools are facing a major capacity crunch, a $13.6 million budget shortfall and the possibility of painful boundary changes within a few years. In that environment, a group of…

  • ACPD Planning Sobriety Checkpoint Friday

    The Arlington County Police Department is planning a cross-jurisdictional sobriety checkpoint Friday night. The department did not specify where exactly the checkpoint would be, but did say that Fairfax County would also be conducting its own…

  • ‘Chasin’ Tails’ An Unlikely Restaurant Success Story

    Ten months after first-time restaurateurs Au, Di and Hac Dang, Terrell Wilbourn and their three other partners opened Chasin’ Tails in Westlee, they weren’t sure they’d be in business much longer. “We thought it was over,”…

  • Orangetheory Fitness Opening Location in Ballston

    The second location of Orangetheory Fitness in Arlington is coming to Ballston, just two blocks from the Metro. After opening in Rosslyn last summer, franchise owner Mark Steverson said the reception has been good enough to…

  • Ask Adam: The Value of Guest Parking

    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. I live in a small condo…

  • APS Has 5,500 Tablets and Laptops for Individual Student Use

    (Updated at 2:35 p.m.) In response to inquiries from ARLnow.com, Arlington Public Schools has revealed some additional details about its “personalized digital learning initiative.” The program, which has the goal of giving each 2nd-12th grade student…