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  • Artisphere arts center likely to close in Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan says the money-losing Artisphere arts center should close next June because it has failed to break even after years of subsidies. Members of the County Board…

  • BREAKING: Donnellan Recommends Closing Artisphere

    (Updated at 5:20 p.m.) Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan says the county should close the Artisphere cultural center in Rosslyn. Donnellan made the recommendation at today’s County Board meeting, after being charged by the Board earlier this…

  • Hynes, Tejada to Assume County Board Leadership Roles in 2015

    Mary Hynes is slated to take the chairman’s seat on the Arlington County Board next year. Current Board chair Jay Fisette announced the expected leadership succession at the Board’s afternoon meeting today (Wednesday). Hynes is…

  • Kaine on Cuba: ‘Engagement Rather Than Isolation’

    Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia’s junior U.S. Senator, has issued a statement supportive of President Obama’s historic policy shift on Cuba. Today Obama announced that his administration will normalize diplomatic relations and ease economic restrictions on…

  • NOVA Legal Beat: Wrongly Classified as an Independent Contractor?

    Editor’s Note: This sponsored column is written by Mathew B. Tully of Tully Rinckey PLLC, an Arlington firm that specializes in federal employment and labor law, security clearance proceedings, and military law. Q. My employer refuses to…

  • Dutch Artist to Design Fence for Sewage Plant

    (Updated at 1:45 p.m.) Tejo Remy, an artist for the Netherlands whose work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, is designing a fence for the plant that filters Arlington’s…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Duncan

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Duncan, a squirrel-chasing Westie with an Instagram following of thousands. Here’s what owner Rick had to say about his hunting hound: Duncan is a West Highland Terrier…

  • Morning Poll: Does the ‘Metro Renter’ Accurately Describe Arlington’s Young Professionals?

    Arlington County has been trying to figure out how to better reach out to the hordes of young apartment-dwellers who make up a significant portion of the county’s population, but who are usually nowhere to…

  • Two serial bank robbers on the loose in D.C. area

    One dresses sharply; the other holds up banks in Alexandria and Annandale.

  • Morning Notes

    HOT Lane Lawsuit May Haunt County — At a time when the state is studying HOT lanes and other possible changes to I-66 inside the Beltway, Arlington County’s past actions may come back to haunt…

  • APS Reveals North Arlington Elementary School Boundary Options

    Arlington Public Schools has released preferred and alternative plans for its revision of the North Arlington elementary school boundaries. Under the preferred plan, five schools — Taylor, Glebe, Ashlawn, McKinley and Tuckahoe — would still be between…

  • Arlington Reggae Band Nominated for Grammy

    (Updated at 2:55 p.m.) Arlington-based reggae band SOJA has been nominated for the “Best Reggae Album” Grammy award for “Amid the Noise and Haste,” released in August. Amid the Noise and Haste is the nine-member band’s fifth…

  • Building-Sized Downton Abbey Mural Installed in Crystal City

    Arlington-based PBS is celebrating the upcoming fifth season of its hit Downton Abbey with a building-sized mural on its Crystal City headquarters. The temporary art installation, featuring the likeness of Downton character Lady Mary , is 90 feet high and 54.5…

  • Ask Adam: Arbour Realty is Now Real Living At Home

    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 saw a mention on ARLnow…

  • Police: Robbery Suspect Hit Gift Shop Three Times

    Last week, we reported on a gift shop in Ballston that had been robbed not once but twice by the same armed robber. It turns out, the same guy has actually robbed the store three times…