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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

Say goodbye to all that unseasonably warm weather we’ve had recently — it seems winter is making a comeback.

Forecasters say temperatures will plummet tonight, with plenty of gusty winds returning for both Saturday and Sunday. There’s even some chance of snow early next week.

Still, if you feel like braving the cold, you can check out our event calendar for some suggestions of things to do around Arlington this weekend.

Or stay by the fire and read up on our most popular stories of the past week:

  1. Lynn Street Closed After Explosion Heard in Rosslyn
  2. Disturbing Video Prompts Arrest of Falls Church Teen
  3. ‘Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste’: Amazon Prompts Debate Over How to Make Arlington Homes Affordable
  4. Thousands of Lottery Tickets Are Littering 10th Street Near Clarendon
  5. D.C. Bar ‘Rebellion’ Plans Expansion into Old BrickHaus Space on Columbia Pike

Head down to the comment to discuss these stories, your weekend plans, or anything else local. Have a great one!

Flickr pool photo via Jim Havard

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Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!

– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

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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).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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