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Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com February 9, 2011 at 8:39 am 1,673 4 Comments

Water Woes Continue in Ft. Myer Heights — Some Ft. Myer Heights residents were without water last night as crews worked to repair a persistent water main leak. Workers installed some temporary piping as they worked deep below the surface to repair the leak. [Ode Street Tribune]

Libraries Will Offer Self-Checkout — As part of a host of changes set to take place next week, Arlington Public Libraries will now be offering self-checkout at its Aurora Hills, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike and Glencarlyn branches. [Library Blog]

Artisphere Restaurant Name Contest Begins — Do you have a creative idea for the name of the new restaurant in Artisphere? If so, submit it online for a chance to win prizes. The arts center is letting the public decide the name of the restaurant, which is tentatively expected to open next month. [Artisphere / Washington Post]

Artisphere Appears on TLC Reality Show — The task of creating large, elaborate balloon sculptures (WARNING: link contains NSFW material) for the opening of Artisphere in October was the subject of an episode of the TLC reality series ‘The Unpoppables,’ which aired Monday night. [TLC]

  • Tim

    What’s with the Hess sign this AM?

    • Clarendude

      Maybe they were taking a picture of the very cool Saffron Dance sign and the gas station sign got in the way ?

  • SoArlRes

    hmmm. gas prices are going up again…

  • Andrew

    Glad they are working on the water main. Water had literally been flowing non-stop for about two weeks. I started calling it “Ft. Meyer Falls”!


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