Congratulations on getting through Thanksgiving, whether that meant a large family dinner, a smaller pandemic-appropriate gathering, or a solo holiday.
Today is Black Friday, which usually means large crowds at the malls but will likely be more noticeable in the form of lots of delivery vans criss-crossing local streets next week. As always, but especially this year, please try to shop local whenever possible.
Despite the holiday-shortened week, there was plenty to report on. Here are the most-read articles of the past five days on ARLnow:
- County Seeks Diverse Voices on Race, But So Far It’s Mostly White Women
- Morning Poll: Should Virginia Enact Stricter Coronavirus Restrictions?
- New Stores Open at Pentagon City Mall
- Arlington Has Yet to Fully Realize Its Development Plan for Metro Stations, Housing Advocate Says
- Large Power Outage Affects Parts of Arlington, Falls Church and McLean
- County Details Commonalities Among Local COVID Cases
- County, State Both Record New Coronavirus Peaks
- George Floyd Reference in Science Question Prompts Controversy at H-B Woodlawn (Nov. 18)
- Former ACPD Chief Cites County Board As Reason for Early Departure
- Gun Brandishing in Clarendon Leads to Chase on Route 50
Feel free to discuss those stories, or anything else of local interest, in the comments. Enjoy the rest of your holiday weekend!