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  • Government Contracting Incubator Launches in Crystal City

    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…

  • Local Woof: January is Train Your Dog Month

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers…

  • ART Buses Crash at Nearly the Same Rate as Metrobuses

    Despite some reader sentiment that Arlington Transit’s ART buses drive dangerously, incident records from Arlington and WMATA appear to debunk any claim that ART bus drivers crash at a significantly higher rate than other urban bus drivers. According to…

  • Arlington Agenda (Dec. 22-28)

    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…

  • Two Arrested After Buckingham Armed Robbery

    Two men have been arrested following an armed robbery in the Buckingham neighborhood early Sunday morning. The incident happened around 3:15 a.m. on the 200 block of N. Piedmont Street. Police say a 40 year…

  • Former D.C. Deputy Mayor to Lead Arlington Economic Development

    Victor Hoskins will be Arlington’s new economic development director starting on Jan. 20, and he will be the head of his third D.C. area economic development department within a year. Hoskins was announced Friday afternoon as the successor to…

  • Clarendon Named One of the ‘Yuppiest Neighborhoods in America’

    Clarendon has been ranked among the nine “yuppiest neighborhoods in America” by the website Thrillist.com. The Orange line neighborhood made the list thanks to young, affluent residents and their standard-issue upscale haunts, like Whole Foods,…

  • Summers Restaurant to Close

    Summers Restaurant and Sports Bar in Courthouse will close after Dec. 31. The restaurant announced on its Facebook page Friday that it is terminating its lease as of Jan. 1, 2015. It did not specify…

  • Possible Norovirus Outbreak at Long Branch Elementary

    School and health department officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Long Branch Elementary School. At least 20 students went to the school clinic Friday because of nausea or vomiting, according to Arlington Dept. of…

  • School Board Approves Plan to Move H-B Woodlawn

    (Updated at 5:15 p.m.) The Arlington School Board voted last night to move the H-B Woodlawn program from its home on Vacation Lane to the Wilson School site in Rosslyn. The Wilson School, which preservationists launched…

  • Clarendon Dog Park Wins Award

    James Hunter Park, which reopened in 2013 following a $1.6 million renovation, has been recognized as the “Best New Facility” in the parks category by the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. The Clarendon park, which…

  • Your Beermonger: Holiday Non-Gift Beer Recommendations

    Editor’s Note: This sponsored column is written by Nick Anderson, beermonger at Arrowine (4508 Lee Highway). At this point in the season, we’ve all been inundated with “What to Get the __ Fan in Your Life” articles.…

  • Arlington Appoints New Deputy County Manager

    Arlington has hired a former Department of Homeland Security official as a deputy county manager in charge of the Department of Environmental Services. Carol Mitten most recently served as Executive Director for Urban Affairs and Headquarters…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    It’s the weekend before Christmas, so while many in the area are packing up to visit family, if you’re staying put you might be able to find a hidden gem at an open house. See…

  • Artisphere Director: ‘The Show Must Go On’

    Artisphere is very likely to close on June 30, barring a change of heart from the majority of the Arlington County Board, and while many agree with the Board’s decision, the local art scene is lamenting…