It’s Friday and that means it’s time to turn your attention away from primary politics and focus on the weekend ahead.
On Tuesday, incumbent prosecutor Theo Stamos lost her bid for re-election to challenger Parisa Dehghani-Tafti in an upset that some experts say is unprecedented in Arlington. And on the national election stage, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited Arlington for a private fundraising event.
Here are a few other stories from this week you might have missed during the election whirlwind:
- I-395 and I-66 Projects Causing Contractor Shortages, Higher Costs
- Local Nonprofit Wins $50,000 Grant to Build Book Bus
- Fiona’s Irish Pub in Crystal City Closes Suddenly
- New Pizza and Beer Restaurant Set to Open in Ballston Next Year
- ‘House of Mandi’ Falls, ‘King of Koshary’ Rises in its Place
What was your favorite story this week? And how are you going to enjoy the sun this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.
Firefighters battled a significant fire Saturday night on the 23rd Street S. restaurant row in Crystal City.
The latest Neighborhood Spotlight discusses the Clarendon neighborhood which is the perfect neighborhood that blends urban walkability with the suburban areas near it.
If it’s shocking to you that it’s December already, you’re not alone. Maybe it’s because fall seemed to be a mere extension of summer that then quickly transitioned to winter….
This week, Your Beermonger reminisces on first time he tried Hardywood’s Kentucky Christmas Morning.