The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization has a new executive director. Economist, planner and Pike resident Takis Karantonis will start as CPRO’s executive director on March 29th.
The Columbia Pike revitalization also received some (mostly) positive attention from WAMU radio Friday.
The CPRO announcement on Karantonis’ hiring, after the jump.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Takis Karantonis as CPRO’s next Executive Director., effective March 29th. Takis is an economist and planner who has specialized in urban, regional, and environmental economics. He has served as Senior Partner of ABANO Sistemas SL, based in Barcelona, Spain, and Director for North American Operations. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees from the Free University of Berlin, Germany. Takis and his wife live in the Pike’s lovely Arlington Village, where he also serves on the board of the homeowners association. He has watched with interest the many changes occurred along the Pike over the past 3 years, and says he “welcomes the challenge to revitalize one of Arlington’s most promising areas through strengthening collaboration, and building consensus and agreement among interested parties.” Please join us in welcoming Takis to the CPRO team!
As Arlington County continues collecting feedback on the preliminary concept plan to turn Langston Blvd into a “Green Main Street” over several decades, a few disagreements have emerged. Some say…
RSVP to learn about the Forestry and Natural Resources Plan during the virtual open house tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Within the first five minutes of Netflix’s new series Partner Track, Arlington native and Yorktown High School graduate Alexandra Turshen already has her “boss” moment by telling the new paralegal…
The Arlington Art Truck is back this fall starting October 1 with an exhibit focused on Arlington’s birds.
Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!
Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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