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ARLnow Weekend Discussion

The first week of December was a busy one in Arlington, complete with lots of news, as well as a bevy of holiday and winter events — including the tree lighting ceremony in Shirlington last night, pictured above.

This weekend will bring more events, including a holiday extravaganza in Ballston on Saturday. The weather will be cold, but dry, on Saturday and Sunday for those heading to any events, stringing up lights, or picking up a Christmas tree.

Here are the most-read articles on ARLnow this past week:

  1. Arlington Named ‘America’s Most Handsome City’
  2. Bob and Edith’s Plotting Nationwide Expansion
  3. Metro Envisions New Rosslyn Station, Silver Line Down Columbia Pike
  4. State Police: Six Highway Workers Injured in I-66 DUI Crash
  5. State Police Investigating Fatal Crash on I-395
  6. Arlington PTA Leaders Speak Out Against Proposed Elementary School Changes
  7. Police Investigating Stabbing Near Ballston Metro Station
  8. ACPD Investigating Sexual Assault Near Ballston
  9. Morning Poll: Should Renters Have Less of a Say Than Homeowners?

Feel free to discuss any of those stories, your weekend plans, or any other topic of local interest in the comments. Have a nice weekend!

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Carjackings appear to be rising again in Arlington and across the D.C. area. An uptick between 2019 and 2020 spurred Arlington County Police Department to focus prevention efforts on robbery,…

Have you noticed a striking sculpture at Monroe Street and Wilson Boulevard? It’s the Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington’s newest installation, _Make Your Mark_ , by Arlington artist, Adam Henry. This sculpture celebrates MoCA Arlington’s rebranding and brings the museum’s energy outdoors.

On February 11, come inside when the museum’s galleries reopen with two new exhibitions: Rebecca Rivas Rogers: Grey View and Crisis of Image.

Grey View, in the Wyatt Resident Artist Gallery, is an homage to “gray” and a snapshot of the artist’s process. Consisting of photographs, collage, and a site-specific installation, this show is an outgrowth of Rivas-Rogers’ visual investigations into places you see on your way to somewhere else.

On the main level, Crisis of Image features artists who seek equity in today’s saturated visual world by developing new methods related to the production of images.

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Valentine Pop-Up at George Mason University

Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village

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