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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

by Chris Teale August 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0

Before we get to our most popular stories this week, here are some you may have missed:

The solar eclipse last Monday afternoon got many of you excited, and brought a lot of superb photos.

In restaurant news, Buuz Thai Eatery in Courthouse has already built quite a following, while Middle Eastern restaurant Shawarma Gyros Xpress is now open in Crystal City.

Planned Columbia Pike beer garden BrickHaus is still not open, causing some Arlingtonians and others to vent their spleens on Facebook, while a major gas leak caused some traffic problems in Courthouse on Tuesday lunchtime.

And today was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell.

These were our top five most viewed stories:

  1. Couple Searches For Answers After Dog Disappears in Arlington Under Mysterious Circumstances
  2. UPDATED: Major Delays on I-395 Due to Fatal Crash
  3. Man Arrested for Assaulting Women Along Custis Trail
  4. President Trump to Visit Fort Myer Tonight
  5. AAA Warns Drivers of Credit Card Skimmers at Gas Stations

And these received the most comments:

  1. President Trump to Visit Fort Myer Tonight
  2. Progressive Voice: March 1965 to August 2017
  3. Morning Notes (August 21)
  4. Four Mile Run Working Group Member Criticizes ‘Pressure’ For Arts District
  5. UPDATED: Man Arrested for Shooting Near Columbia Pike

This weekend is the third annual Police, Fire and Sheriff Block Party, featuring all manner of activities and likely a chance to meet the officers behind the Arlington County Police Department’s now-viral synchronized swimming video.

Feel free to discuss anything of local interest in the comments below. Have a great weekend!

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