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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

At long last, Mother Nature is ready to let up a bit and offer Arlington its first pleasant weekend of the fall.

After a dreary week of rain, the forecast is looking quite promising indeed over the next few days — and that should be quite good news for bars and restaurants hurting from the past few weeks of wet weather.

Fortuitously, there are also plenty of outdoor events planned for this weekend around the county, from the Crystal City Oktoberfest to South Arlington’s ValleyFest. Check out our events calendar for a full look at what’s going on around Arlington.

And if you’re a bit behind on your reading, catch up on our most popular stories from the past week:

  1. Armed Robbers Invade Country Club Hills House
  2. Police: Woman Raped at Columbia Pike Apartment Building
  3. Original Bob and Edith’s Diner on Columbia Pike Listed for Sale
  4. Arlington Cyclist Killed in D.C.
  5. ACPD Arrests Nauck Shooting Suspects

Head down to the comments to discuss those stories, your weekend plans or anything else local.

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

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