This article was written by WTOP’s news partner, ARLnow.com, and republished with permission. Ballston’s Metro station could soon see a colorful, motion-activated, LED light display as part of a new public art project. Dubbed “Intersections,”…
Arlington and other localities around the D.C. region have enough room to add the housing necessary to keep pace with the Amazon-driven population influx expected over the coming years — but actually realizing that potential won’t be easy, regional planners say.
Four years ago, Arlington officials spent $4.1 million to build a 10-mile fiber optic network aimed at allowing local businesses to get cheaper access to higher-speed internet — since then, the fiber has just sat in the ground, almost totally unused.
New legislation working its way through the Virginia General Assembly could set new state standards around dockless scooters and e-bikes, giving localities like Arlington full authority to ban the vehicles on sidewalks and regulate where they’re parked.
Signs posted at the building say the new establishment is due to open in “early 2019.”
The Arlington, Virginia, County Board signed off on modest pay hikes for County Manager Mark Schwartz, County Attorney Steve MacIsaac, County Auditor Chris Horton.
Arlington schools officials are pumping the brakes on a controversial plan to swap the Arlington Science Focus School and Key Immersion School buildings, after new projections revealed an unexpected increase in the county’s elementary school students in the coming years.
Maggie Byrd joins a variety of other Arlingtonians to face questions from Alex Trebek over the show’s 35-year history — including a social worker who took home $19,000 just last year.
Drivers on Interstate 395 were alarmed to discover a man walking shirtless and barefoot near the highway’s Shirlington exit on Thursday.
Public school leaders are worried about how much the company and its 25,000 workers will strain local schools. The school system is already trying to build new schools fast enough to match the enrollment surge Arlington saw over the last decade.
An Arlington, Virginia, judge has struck down a lawsuit challenging plans to rename Washington-Lee High School, though name-change opponents are holding out hope that they may yet convince a court to block the process.
The largest premium coworking and flexible workspace provider in the U.S. is known for its beautiful and professional workspaces which are customized for entrepreneurs and mature startups through Fortune 500 companies.
In documents delivered to investors last week, the developer JBG Smith revealed its most detailed plans yet for how it expects to work with the tech giant as it moves its 25,000 workers to the county.
A Pentagon City parking lot is jacking up some of its monthly rates, and some residents fear that Amazon’s impending arrival in the neighborhood is to blame.
Arlington County police and medics have responded to Clarendon after a promotion for free cheesecake got out of control.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.