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by ARLnow.com July 12, 2010 at 6:44 am 1,201 1 Comment

More Proof of Arlington’s Burger Supremacy — The Associated Press has declared that “better burger” joints — think: Five Guys — are “one of the fastest-growing parts of the restaurant industry” and that the D.C. area in particular “has emerged as fertile ground for ground chuck.” Mentioned in the article are Arlington-based Elevation Burger and Ray’s Hell Burger, formerly Arlington-based Five Guys, and BGR-The Burger Joint, which recently opened a location in Lyon Village.

Pentagon Chocolatier Popular With Pelosi, Palin — What do Nancy Pelosi and Sarah Palin have in common? They’re both loyal customers of Sherm Edwards Candies, a Pittsburgh-based chocolate company that recently opened a store in the Pentagon. More from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Lower Speed Limit for Pershing Drive? — At Saturday’s county board meeting, a representative of the Lyon Park Civic Association made an impassioned plea for speed control measures on Pershing Drive. In response, the board pledged to review speed limits and other traffic concerns. More from the Sun Gazette.

  • G. Clifford Prout

    Lower speed limits. That’s just great. The county should just post one big sign on every road entering the county. ALL ROADS 25 MPH. Just be done with it. Let me tell you, every time I drive Military Road or Arlington Ridge I make sure I drive exactly as posted or little under (just to make sure I only bruise the kids running wild in the street). …and if someone is coming out of their drive I slow down even more just so they know the new limits are working.

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