Merry Christmas from ARLnow

Holiday lights in a Crystal City area high rise (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

It’s the afternoon before Christmas Eve and all throughout Arlington, things are getting quieter.

Whether you’re celebrating the holiday here, out of town or not at all (except perhaps the traditional Chinese takeout and movie evening), we hope you have a great holiday weekend. Also, we hope you booked your pie reservation early.

Here are the most-read articles of the past few days:

  1. Police investigating after two people found dead in apartment
  2. Massive fire at former Va. governor’s Chain Bridge Road mansion
  3. Crash in Clarendon critically injures pedestrian near Whole Foods
  4. Police: Man who tried to enter gym without membership fights two officers, tries to take their guns
  5. Covid cases rocket upward, shattering record, with hospitalizations low but growing
  6. A new lobster roll eatery is rolling into Shirlington
  7. New milestone reached in Virginia Hospital Center expansion
  8. The Highlander Motel is being demolished with a CVS set to open in its place late next year
  9. Photos: Some of the Arlington homes we’ve seen bringing holiday cheer
  10. County seeks input on potential Clarendon parking lot redevelopment

ARLnow will be off tomorrow and for the weekend, but we’ll be back first thing Monday morning as usual. Have a merry Christmas, Arlington!

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