Launched in January 2010, is the place for the latest news, views and things to do around Arlington, Virginia. Helmed by editor and founder Scott Brodbeck, a Pentagon City resident and former news writer/producer at two local TV stations, seeks to distinguish itself by providing original, enterprising, up-to-the-minute local coverage.

Our full-time staff includes reporter Ethan Rothstein and sales director Meghan McMahon. Our office is located in Rosslyn.

A pioneering local, independent online news organization,’s coverage and business model has been discussed in university classrooms and at national conferences. is a news partner of WTOP radio and of WTTG-TV (Fox 5). We are also a proud member of the emerging Local Independent Online News Publishers association.


Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up