Arlington’s Top 25 Most-Read Articles of 2013

Super Stop bus stop at Columbia Pike and Walter Reed DriveFrom the million dollar bus stop to the government shutdown nearly canceling the Marine Corps Marathon, broke some of the top Arlington stories of 2013.

Some stories were tragic, some were enlightening, some were lighter — and one helped spark an important national conversation about sexual assault in the military.

We’re looking forward to continuing to serve our readers and our community in 2014. In the meantime, here’s the full list of the top 25 most-read articles on in 2013.

  1. Man Beaten for Drawing Genitalia on Roommate’s Face (76,657 views)
  2. Air Force Officer Accused of Sexual Battery (51,830 views)
  3. Police Respond to Huffing Disturbance (38,445 views)
  4. Teen Killed in Skateboarding Accident (32,054 views)
  5. Shutdown Changes 10-Miler Route, Puts Marathon in Jeopardy (25,304 views)
  6. Key Bridge Shut Down Due to Jumper (25,123 views)
  7. Man Breaks Into Courthouse Apartment, Rubs Sleeping Woman’s Arm (24,806 views)
  8. Office Worker Falls Through Grate in Ballston (21,200 views)
  9. Planned Redevelopment Will Demolish Watergate Garage (20,674 views)
  10. Video: Race Official Hurt in Crystal Cup Crash (18,144 views)
  11. Ray’s Hell Burger Closes Due to Landlord-Tenant Dispute (18,057 views)
  12. Woman Falls From Ballston Building, Lands on Car (17,431 views)
  13. Police Bust Rowdy Teen Drinking Party (17,041 views)
  14. Man Shoots Self Outside Union Jack’s (17,013 views)
  15. Young Driver Killed in Rosslyn Accident (16,803 views)
  16. Person Struck By Train at Ballston Metro (15,602 views)
  17. Cost of New Bus Stop: $1 Million (15,459 views)
  18. Trolley Pub Rolling Into Arlington (15,305 views)
  19. ‘Metal House’ Rankles Neighbors With ‘Kegger’ Ad (14,398 views)
  20. Ray’s Hell Burger Kicked to the Curb (14,332 views)
  21. Arlington Ranks as Richest County in America (13,589 views)
  22. Police: Chicken Stolen From Crock Pot (13,448 views)
  23. ‘Bachelorette’ Star to Open ‘Female-Friendly’ Sports Bar in Clarendon (12,823 views)
  24. Union Jack’s Shut Down By Health Department (12,609 views)
  25. Union Jack’s Reopening, Only To Close (12,169 views)

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