Arlington seems stuck in a relatively slow news cycle, with few significant breaking stories to speak of over the past few weeks, but that may change next week.
First, we have a County Board meeting next weekend that should keep us busy with coverage. Second, these slow cycles never last for long and we’re due for a big story or two. Third, you’ll be seeing a new byline here over the next couple of weeks, and more staffing allows us to cover more local stories.
Despite being a bit slow, there were still plenty of interesting local stories this week. Below are the most-read articles of the week.
- Police Investigating Bomb Threat in Crystal City
- Pupatella Named One of the Best Pizza Places in Virginia
- Pierogi Joint in Ballston Cooks Up Star Wars-Themed Specials
- Rodents, Mold, Shoddy Maintenance Plague Affordable Apartment Building
- Lower Enrollment Could Help Bail APS Out of $11M+ Deficit
- Police: Erratic, Armed Driver Arrested
- Morning Notes (May 4)
- Pedestrian Walkway Coming to Sidewalk-Less Side of Rosslyn Street
- Arlington’s Vaccination Rate Now Higher Than N. Va. Neighbors
- Coronavirus Cases and Vaccinations Both Down in Arlington
Feel free to discuss those or other topics of local interest in the comments. Have a nice weekend and, for all the moms out there, happy Mother’s Day!
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Meet the beautiful Koda, a glass half full kinda dog who searching for his forever home.
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Let the Arlingtones surprise your friend or sweetie this Valentine’s Day with a barbershop quartet singing love songs in four part a cappella harmony! Choose from a small selection of songs in our repertoire to surprise your special someone.
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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.
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