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  • Oakridge Elementary Gets Desks With Pedals to Help Fidgety Kids Learn

    Oakridge Elementary is getting desks with bicycle pedals and swinging bars in an effort to incorporate movement and exercise into classroom learnings. The new desks, as well as yoga ball chairs, are part of a…

  • Pizza Vinoteca in Ballston Has Closed

    Just six months after opening, Pizza Vinoteca has closed. The eatery, at 800 N. Glebe Road in Ballston, moved here from New York City and opened in December. It received a mostly negative review from the Washington Post’s…

  • Morning Notes

    AWLA Cats Star in Movie Trailers — The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is releasing a mock movie trailer each week this month starring their very own cats. The adoptable felines will then be given the…

  • Paul VI Catholic High School moving to Loudoun County

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The Diocese of Arlington is relocating one of its high schools to Loudoun County. The diocese announced Wednesday that Paul VI Catholic High School will move from its current 18-acre campus…

  • Anti-Semitic fliers distributed in Arlington neighborhood

    Anti-Semitic fliers were found on the steps of homes near Virginia Hospital Center Tuesday. The fliers, soggy from the rain, were spotted in front of homes on 16th Street N. and N. Edison Street. Fliers…

  • Police: Man fatally shot by officer was wielding metal pole

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A man fatally shot last month by a Virginia police officer had been wielding a metal pole before shots were fired, police said Tuesday. Arlington Police released additional details of the…

  • Zara Coming to Pentagon City Mall

    The fashion retailer Zara is coming to the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Spanish company plans to open a 27,000 square foot store inside the mall’s new 50,000 square foot expansion along S. Hayes…

  • New Nauck Restaurant Brings Four Cuisines to the Table

    The Corner Tex-Mix, a new Latin fusion restaurant in Arlington’s Nauck neighborhood, has opened at at 1621 S. Walter Reed Drive. The eatery brings the flavors of Salvadoran, Mexican, American and Mediterranean food to its tables.…

  • Tuesday Night Rides to Return Tonight With New Rules

    A month after an uproar over its postponement, the Tuesday Night Ride series sponsored by Freshbikes in Ballston is back. The summer bike rides, featuring hundreds of cyclists who ride from the store to hilly Military Road…

  • Today: Open House for Arlington Community Facilities Study

    Where should new schools, parks and fire stations be built in Arlington? Which existing county facilities should stay the same and which might be due for a renovation or change in use? Those are the questions…

  • Morning Notes

    Record for Rainfall Set — A record amount of rain fell on Arlington yesterday. Reagan National Airport recorded 2.49 inches of rainfall, overtaking the previous record of 2.20 inches in 1907. [Washington Post] Sun Gazette…

  • Ask Will: Is a Test for Lead-Based Paint Necessary?

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Will Wiard, an Arlington-based real estate broker with Real Living| At Home. Please submit your questions via email. Q. Should I have a test for lead-based paint before I buy…

  • World Record for Pullups Reportedly Set in Ballston

    A new world record may have been set in Arlington over the weekend. A D.C. man claims to have set the world record for most pullups done in a 24 hour period, recording the feat on…

  • Arlington Memorial Bridge a symbol for infrastructure challenges (Photos)

    With the Arlington Memorial Bridge as a backdrop, local, state and national leaders on Monday called for a renewed emphasis on investing in the nation’s infrastructure.

  • Ri Ra Irish Pub Closes in Clarendon

    Ri Ra Irish Pub has quietly closed its doors for good in Clarendon. The bar, at 2915 Wilson Boulevard, served its last patrons Sunday night. It is closed today, following the expiration of its ten year…