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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

It’s been quite a week for restaurant news around Arlington County.

Today marked the opening of a new Dunkin’ Donuts in Virginia Square, while Kung Fu Tea is another new arrival, this time in Clarendon.

And looking ahead, an Indian restaurant is set to arrive in Ballston, while the Chercher Ethiopian restaurant is aiming to open this winter in Courthouse.

In other news you might have missed this week, the county celebrated PARK(ing) Day today at six sites, and a Wakefield High School teacher is a finalist for Virginia Teacher of the Year.

The effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are being keenly felt here, both by a family with connections in both Texas and Florida, and by anyone looking to buy gas in Arlington.

These were our most read stories of the week:

  1. Man Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for 2016 Homicide
  2. BREAKING: Fire Department Responding to Rosslyn Metro for Track Fire
  3. Virginia Hospital Center Plans Big Expansion After County Land Swap
  4. Ford Explains ‘Driverless’ Car Experiment in Clarendon
  5. Report: Police Justified in Officer-Involved Shooting

And these received the most comments:

  1. Board to Consider Neighbors vs. Sports Debate Over Williamsburg Field Lights
  2. Morning Poll: Where Would You Like to See Amazon’s Headquarters?
  3. Morning Poll: Would You Buy a $1,000 iPhone?
  4. Morning Notes (September 12)
  5. At Immigration Forum, A Call for Sheriff’s Office’s Relationship With ICE to be ‘Revisited’

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

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Daily Debrief for Dec 2, 2022

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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!

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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.

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