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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

It may not be the snow we saw earlier this week, but the weather is looking a bit wet this weekend.

Forecasters expect a full day of rain Saturday, though most showers should clear out by Sunday.

So be sure to pack an umbrella if you’re heading out to the “Feel the Heritage” festival tomorrow or any of the other events around the county this weekend.

Or stay inside and catch up on our most popular stories of the past week:

  1. Residents of Ballston Apartments Feel Blindsided by Plans to Convert Building into Marymount Dorm
  2. New Curb Extension Blocks Off Right-Turn Lane in Ballston, Prompting Headaches for Drivers
  3. County Officials, Activists Say Amazon Executives Have Failed to Engage with Arlington Community
  4. Nauck Leaders to Mull Renaming Neighborhood, Pointing to Namesake’s Confederate Ties
  5. As Amazon Moves In, Crystal City Business Group Works to Expand to Pentagon City, Potomac Yard

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

Flickr pool photo via Tom Mockler

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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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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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