Memorial Day weekend is here and the flags are in at Arlington National Cemetery.

ARLnow’s Jay Westcott, himself a veteran, photographed the solemn annual tradition Thursday afternoon. His photos are above.

The most-read Arlington stories of the week, meanwhile, are below.

  1. Large Fire at Shirlington Apartment Building
  2. A Man Is Filming Children Wearing Masks and Accusing Parents of ‘Child Abuse’
  3. Authorities Investigating Reports of Dead and Sick Birds Around Arlington, Region
  4. ACPD Preparing for Potential Traffic Congestion Due to Motorcycle Rally
  5. The Salt Line in Ballston Planning for a Summer Opening
  6. Lilly Pulitzer Store Closes in Clarendon
  7. For Sale: 140-Year-Old Home Along Columbia Pike
  8. Only About Two Covid Cases Are Being Reported Per Day in Arlington
  9. Man Arrested After Jumping on Hood of Car at Red Light in Ballston
  10. Local Affordable Housing CEO Retires
  11. Mary Kadera Captures Democratic School Board Endorsement
  12. Arlington’s Coronavirus Case Count Is Going Backwards
  13. Morning Poll: Cicadas vs. Expectations
  14. New Pizza Option Appears to Be Coming to Rosslyn

Feel free to discuss those articles or anything else of local interest — like the lifting of Virginia’s remaining coronavirus distancing and capacity restrictions, or the president’s visit to Alexandria today (the second in as many months) — in the comments.

Have a nice holiday weekend, Arlington! We’ll see you on Tuesday.


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