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  • 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…

  • Most of Arlington’s Traffic Cameras Are Unavailable

    None of the traffic cameras on Arlington roads, save for interstate highways like I-66 and I-395, can currently be viewed by the public. When trying to view the cameras on the website Trafficland.com, which the county’s…

  • Tech Tidbits: Data Recovery On Hard Drives with Bad Sectors

    The following article is written and sponsored by Alexander Chamandy of Arlington Virginia Computer Repair, the IT services provider of ARLnow.com. Data recovery technicians are no stranger to hard drives with bad sectors.  In fact…

  • Homeowner Finds Stranger Covered in Vomit in Dining Room

    A 22-year-old Arlington man has been arrested after he was found covered in vomit in an Ashton Heights home. Police say a homeowner on the 700 block of N. Lincoln Street awoke around 2:00 a.m. Saturday,…

  • Man Arrested for Dozens of Car Break-Ins

    Police say they caught a man they suspect of breaking into dozens of cars in Rosslyn “red-handed” over the weekend. The arrest happened around 1:40 a.m. Saturday, on the 1100 block of Wilson Blvd. Arlington County police…

  • Morning Notes

    Snow Chance Today — Arlington may get some snow, sleet and freezing rain this afternoon. The area is under a Winter Weather Advisory, although forecasters think areas north and west of Arlington are at more…

  • Arlington Home Buyer Seminar Tomorrow (Promoted)

    Are you considering buying a home in Arlington or the DC area in 2015? If so, attend this Arlington home buyer seminar in Ballston tomorrow, Wednesday, March 4th. Three industry experts – Joe Zamoiski of…

  • Don Tito in Clarendon to Open Next Week

    (Updated at 5:10 p.m.) Don Tito is expected to open next week in Clarendon. The “tacos, tequila and beer” spot will be opening in the former Eventide space at 3165 Wilson Blvd. Scott Parker, one of…