Va. Highlands Park Renovations Approved — The Arlington County Board on Saturday approved a $2 million renovation project for Virginia Highlands Park, near Pentagon City. The renovations include new tennis and basketball courts and new court lighting. [Arlington County]
Fire Station Relocation Plan Paused — After hearing community complaints, the county is reconsidering a plan to relocate Fire Station No. 8 and the Office of Emergency Management to the Old Dominion neighborhood. County staff will study alternate locations for the fire station and OEM, then will hold a “master-planning process.” [InsideNova]
New Clarendon Apartments Approved — A new apartment development near Clarendon was approved by the County Board over the weekend. The five-story apartment building, dubbed 10th Street Flats, will include dedicated affordable housing, live-work apartments, and a new office for the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless. Two small office buildings and Jay’s Saloon will be demolished to make way for the project, though demolition is not expected until next year. [Arlington County]
Toll Lanes, Rapid Bus Service Proposed for I-66 — VDOT hopes to add toll lanes and rapid bus service to I-66 outside the Beltway in a few years. State transportation leaders are also considering a long-term plan to extend Metro’s Orange Line past Vienna. [InsideNova]
Arlington Mill Farmers’ Market Approved — At its Saturday meeting, the Arlington County Board approved a new farmers’ market outside the Arlington Mill Community Center on Columbia Pike. The market, which will be held Wednesdays from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., could launch as early as next month. [Arlington County]
Rand Paul Headlining Arlington Events — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) will make two appearances in Arlington on Tuesday evening. The likely GOP presidential candidate will headline sold-out events, at Le Meridien in Rosslyn and Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill in Courthouse. [Washington Post]
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Art House 7‘s spring session will begin on April 10th! We’re offering classes, workshops, and open studios in a wide range of art mediums for all ages, from 4 year olds to adults. We cater to different skill levels in ceramics, embroidery, drawing, and of course, painting – including watercolor, oil, and acrylics. Our Spring 2023 offerings include a Portfolio Development class for high schoolers who are considering a career in the fine arts. This class provides an opportunity to create and develop a strong portfolio for college applications.
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The March NAACP Arlington Branch General Membership Meeting
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