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  • Food Star on Columbia Pike Could Become Six-Story Apartment Building

    (Updated at 5:30 p.m.) The Food Star grocery store and strip mall at the corner of Columbia Pike and S. George Mason Drive is being eyed for redevelopment. The proposed building, from developer Orr Partners, would…

  • Key Bridge Rollover Victim, 26, Dies

    The driver of the SUV that crashed in the early hours of April 16 by the Key Bridge has died. The Arlington County Police Department identified the deceased as 26-year-old Jefferson R. Edwards IV, of…

  • Local Woof: Walking With a Dog-Reactive Dog

    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. Some dogs react to the presence…

  • Ballston Mall Prepares for Possible Mass Closures By Year’s End

    (Updated at 5:00 p.m.) The approval process for Ballston Common Mall’s massive renovation plans is still months away, but many stores are likely to close after the end of the year. Forest City, which owns the mall, has…

  • Disabled Vet’s Crystal City Startup Focuses on ‘Mission Accomplished’

    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…

  • Crystal City Sparket Market Returns This Week

    During lunchtime this Wednesday, Crystal City’s weekly arts market, Sparket, will return for the 2015 season. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Wednesday until Nov. 18, Crystal City’s arts market will occupy Crystal Drive…

  • Arlington Agenda (April 27-May 3)

    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…

  • Morning Notes

    Candidates: APS Needs Better Community Engagement — Arlington Public Schools should be doing a better job of community engagement, both Democratic candidates for School Board said at a debate Friday night. Sharon Dorsey said that…

  • Bridge work will clog commute along Washington Boulevard for years

    UPDATE — Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:55 a.m. — The Virginia Department of Transportation now says the northbound work on Va. 27 will start Wednesday night. Southbound work will start next week. EARLIER —…

  • One Dead After Car Runs Down GW Parkway Embankment

    (Updated at 2:45 p.m.) One person died after a vehicle ran down an embankment on the GW Parkway early Saturday morning. A technical rescue team from the Arlington County Fire Department responded to the single-vehicle…

  • 1 dead after GW Parkway accident

    WASHINGTON — One person has been declared dead in a one-car accident that sent a car through the stone retaining wall on the George Washington Parkway in Arlington Saturday morning. The northbound Parkway between Route…

  • School Board Approves W-L Capacity Expansion Design

    Washington-Lee High School will expand by 300 seats by the start of the next school year. The Arlington School Board approved the design and construction schedule of the school’s capacity expansion at its meeting last…

  • Road Closures for the Shirlington Beer Festival

    Tomorrow, Campbell Avenue Shirlington will close down while dozens of breweries will open up tents and booths for the second annual Spring Beer Festival. From 4:30 a.m. to about 8:00 p.m., Campbell Avenue will be shut…

  • Schneider, Cristol Lead Early County Board Election Fundraising

    (Updated at 2:20 p.m.) Democratic County Board candidates Andrew Schneider and Katie Cristol have the fundraising edge so far for the party’s two-seat primary in June. Schneider raised $32,095 by the March 31 disclosure deadline, according to the…

  • Cowboy on Cross-Country Journey Rides Horse Into Virginia Square

    Leslie Fender and Angel have traveled almost 1,500 miles over three years to get to Arlington, and they’re not stopping now. Fender is a Vietnam War veteran and Angel is his horse. Right now, and…