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Most-Read Arlington Stories of the Week: August 13, 2021

A meal at Guerra Steakhouse (courtesy of Guerra Steakhouse)

Some relief from the heat is on tap this weekend, though it will come at the cost of enduring a bit of rain.

It was quite a week on the site, despite some of our staff members being out of town. Here are the most-read articles of the past week on ARLnow:

  1. Local TikTok Star Arrested Amid Spat with Restaurants
  2. More Than 5,000 Without Power in Arlington
  3. Morning Poll: Have You Been Bitten By the Notorious Itch Mite?
  4. Residents Abuzz Over Mysterious Bug Bites Possibly Tied to Cicadas (July 28)
  5. Local Couple Killed in California Plane Crash (July 19)
  6. Local TikTok Personality to Face Trial, But Notches Partial Court Victory
  7. Guerra Steakhouse in Rosslyn Opens With Slow But Steady Start
  8. Get Ready for a Nine-Day Closure of Glebe Road
  9. Police Investigating Possible Abduction Attempt in Cherrydale
  10. Arlington Resident to Compete on Jeopardy Tonight
  11. Man Shot in Crystal City Hotel
  12. New Aquatics Center Expected to Open This Month

Feel free to discuss those stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Whether you’re on vacation or hanging out in Arlington, we hope you have a nice weekend!

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Synetic Theater Camps are a wildly fun, highly accessible choice for young people who love moving, playing games, and making memories. Registration is open now for Summer Camps (sessions June 20-August 25) and there are even a few spots left for Spring Break camp, April 3­-7.

Located in National Landing, these performance-based camps are designed for students of all ages – no theater or performance experience required.

Led by professional teaching artists, campers learn acting, movement, and technical theater skills through the lens of Physical Theater. Physical Theater incorporates acting, movement, dance, mime, and acrobatics. If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil performance, you’ll find many similarities.

Most first-time campers are new to the performing arts, and teaching artists are well-versed in engaging students at all levels. Parents and campers report that one of the best parts of Synetic is the community, with many families returning year after year because they feel a strong sense of belonging.

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