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Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com April 19, 2011 at 7:00 am 2,020 9 Comments

Chamber Launches New Web Site — The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has revamped its web site with a new look and improved navigation. [Arlington Chamber]

Samuel Beckett’s Offers Outdoor Seating — The sidewalk cafe in front of Samuel Beckett’s is open for anyone who wants to take advantage of the warm weather. [Shirlington Village Blog]

Treasurer’s Office Wins Tech Award — The Arlington County Treasurer’s Office won a Technology Solutions Award from the Public Technology Institute for its implementation of a “single, integrated system to collect all County taxes and dozens of County fees.” [Arlington County]

Blog Chronicles Local Brunch Spots — Need help deciding where to go for brunch? Join the Arlington Brunch Club. The “club” is actually a relatively new blog that has, so far, featured reviews for five local brunch spots. [Arlington Brunch Club]

Flickr pool photo by Mark C. White

  • Tabby

    Not a bad idea for a blog, but requires better writing and editing. “Witlow’s” and random capitalization.

    • Anon

      Stay turned!

    • VA

      Agreed. I think that blogger should wait until the mimosas wear off before writing. TONS of careless mistakes.

  • notahoo

    The brunch club website is a good idea, but the execution needs some serious work. It appeared to be a geocities website (ie unreadable).

  • cj

    Is this morning’s photo of the Chamber’s website, or outdoor seating in Shirlington?

  • Suburban Not Urban

    So how many people does the county employ to apply for all these dinky awards they win for doing their job of providing more services for less money?

    • 4Arl

      In addition to counting the salaries for PR staff, the question should be asked, how much is the county spending to be a member of this group? If you look at these technology solutions “awards”, don’t you think it’s rather coincidental that every awardee is a member government of the awarding group?

  • Bringmetheyuppies

    should be renamed clarendon brunch club.

  • Betsy

    The County manager has 14 PR persons on-staff. That includes AVN. The School System has several PR persons on staff. Several departments (e.g., Arlington Police Department) have a PR person or persons.

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