ARLnow Weekend Discussion

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!

Recent Stories

Daily Debrief for Dec 2, 2022

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 14680 times… so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles for today…

Police issued a traffic ticket every six minutes, on average, during an enforcement effort in front of Nottingham Elementary on Thursday afternoon.

Police swarmed the Rosslyn neighborhood after an alleged thief led an officer on a brief foot pursuit.

It’s holiday time and the lights are coming on in Arlington. Over the next several weeks, a slew of tree lightings, Santa visits, markets, and holiday celebrations are happening around…

Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

Submit your own Announcement here.

Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist


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