All told, it was a pretty great week weather-wise. Alas, another cool stretch is arriving just in time for the weekend, before mid-week warm-up.
The good news is that if you ignore the chilly temperatures, peak fall foliage is finally here in the D.C. area.
Enjoy it while it lasts. Meteorological winter is a mere 2.5 weeks away and by then most of those leaves will be brown or on the ground.
Here are the most-read stories of the past week on ARLnow:
- Motorcyclist killed in school bus crash in front of Drew Elementary
- Advanced Towing ordered to pay only $750 in Attorney General’s lawsuit
- Green Valley residents express concerns about updated arts plan
- Unruly parents, coaches cause ref shortage in local youth hockey league
- Dispute outside Columbia Pike 7-Eleven ends in gunfire
- Popular La Tingeria food truck leaving Arlington for now
- Morning Poll: Is Arlington on the right track or the wrong track?
- Soccer-centric restaurant Copa has closed in Ballston
- Arlington police continuing to investigate flag burnings
- County to throw lifeline to struggling Subway on ground floor of jail
- CHIKO, popular Chinese and Korean eatery, opening in Shirlington this week
- Site of fatal crash last week is part of a new street safety improvement project
Feel free to discuss those articles or anything else of local interest in the comments. Have a nice Veterans Day weekend!
Tour Country Club Hills to discover its lush herbage, mature trees, and the Victorian and frame houses of the area in Neighborhood Spotlight.
A soggy weekend is on tap after an otherwise pretty nice final week of September. Obviously this week’s big story was the devastation in Florida, the huge scale of which…
Share your input on the Arlington Forestry and Natural Resources Plan by October 3.
A proposed bridge for bicyclists and pedestrians between Crystal City and the Southwest Waterfront area of D.C. has received $20 million in federal funding to move forward. When complete, the…
9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.
Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.
Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
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– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!
Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm
Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker