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  • 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…

  • 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…