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  • Looking Back at the Top Stories of 2010 (Part 3)

    ARLnow.com is holding its fifth anniversary bash in Crystal City tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. If you haven’t booked your tickets yet, you can still do so through 5:00 p.m. on Eventbrite. Tickets will…

  • APS to Students: Stop Being Mean to Us on Twitter

    Arlington Public Schools wants students to stop launching expletive-filled tirades at its Twitter account. Yesterday @APSVirginia tweeted a “friendly reminder” for those mentioning it in tweets to “be respectful.” “We remove followers who don’t,” the…

  • Morning Notes

    Encouraging Residency for Top County Staff — Top Arlington County officials should be encouraged to live in Arlington, County Board members said over the weekend, but they stopped short of saying that it should be a…

  • New Veterinary Clinic Now Open in Clarendon

    Drs. Natasha Ungerer and Kayleen Gloor have recently opened Clarendon Animal Care, located at 3000 10th Street N., Suite B. The location previously housed Ellen’s Futons, but has been transformed into a state-of-the-art veterinary care…

  • APS to Open on Two Hour Delay

    Arlington Public Schools are opening on a two hour delay this morning due to concerns about icy conditions. From APS: APS schools and offices will open two hours late today and all schools will end…

  • Police: Man Tried to Kiss Uber Driver, Then Stole Her Phone

    A drunk Arlington resident tried to kiss the driver of his Uber ride then stole her phone when his unwanted advances were rebuffed, according to Arlington County police. The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday…

  • Mike Isabella’s Kapnos Taverna opens Tuesday, Summer House opening

    A bout of bad weather doesn’t appear to be delaying this week’s planned restaurant openings in Greater Washington, which include Mike Isabella’s first spot in Arlington and the first of two restaurants from a national…

  • Summers in Courthouse to Reopen

    Salt and pepper shakers are still on the tables at Summers Grill and Sports Bar, which closed at the end of last month, and customers will soon join them. The restaurant, which opened in 1982…

  • Local Woof: Surviving Your Dog’s Adolescence

    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. Much like in humans, your dog…

  • Two-Vehicle Crash Takes Out Traffic Signal on Lee Highway

    (Updated at 3:45 p.m.) A two-vehicle collision flattened a traffic signal and caused some traffic disruptions on Lee Highway this afternoon. The crash happened between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m., on Lee Highway between Spout Run and the I-66…

  • Least Affluent Areas Hit Hardest By 2015 Assessments

    Arlington’s residential real estate assessments rose by 4.9 percent on average for 2015, but some of Arlington’s lowest-income neighborhoods, which can least afford the corresponding rise in property taxes, are experiencing the biggest spikes. According…

  • County Approves Gunston Park, Old Dominion Drive Improvements

    Old Dominion Drive and the park outside Gunston Community Center are getting upgrades. On Saturday, The Arlington County Board unanimously approved $7.3 million worth of contracts to construct sidewalks on both sides of the arterial road…

  • Rosslyn Startup Hopes to Become Bitcoin Powerhouse

    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…

  • Kapnos Taverna Opens in Ballston Tomorrow

    “Top Chef” contestant Mike Isabella’s first restaurant venture in Arlington is finally opening its doors tomorrow (Tuesday). Kapnos Taverna was announced September 2013 and planned for summer 2014. As most openings in the local restaurant…

  • Morning Notes

    School Boundary ‘Refinements’ Approved, Parents Peeved — The Arlington School Board on Thursday approved a series of small “refinements” to elementary school boundaries in North Arlington by a 3-1 vote. The changes will impact a…