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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: Feb. 28-March 4

Looking into Georgetown from above Lynn Street (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

TGIF, Arlington.

We hope you have a restful weekend and avoid any convoy protest-related delays. The latest update indicate that truckers and supporters in personal vehicles will arrive on Saturday, with the Beltway and the White House as possible destinations.

At last check the convoy was in Hagerstown, Maryland and continuing to grow in size.

As we wait to see what impact, if any, the convoy has on Arlington, below are the most-read ARLnow articles of the past week.

  1. Two arrested on Columbia Pike amid murder investigation
  2. Youngkin vetoes Arlington police auditor bill
  3. Catching a Friday fish fry near Arlington may require a penitential drive in traffic
  4. A 34,000-square-foot Target is opening in Pentagon City in early April
  5. Man receives life sentence for rape of massage therapist
  6. Masks optional at Arlington Public Schools as of March 1
  7. Don’t worry about that low-flying helicopter near the Alexandria border, Arlington County says
  8. Video: Police perform PIT maneuver on carjacked car just before I-395 bridge
  9. Arlington builds call system to divert people in mental health crises from jail
  10. Covid cases and test positivity rate continue to fall in Arlington

Have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss those stories or anything else of local interest in the comments.

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The annual Army Ten-Miler race will prompt numerous road closures in Arlington this weekend. Runners will zip through parts of Rosslyn, D.C. and Pentagon City, starting and finishing the race…

Open Houses includes a 4 BD/2.5 BA brick home with newly refinished floors, brick fireplace and detached garage.

Encore Stage & Studio is excited to kick off its season with a swashbuckling adventure! What starts as a mystery turns into an adventure in an Encore adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel. Young Gemma Hawkins escapes a dull life to search for where “X” marks the spot on a mysterious treasure map left behind by an old sea captain.

Gemma meets a slew of thrill-seeking sea farers as she races to find the treasure before any pirates do. Encore Stage & Studio presents_ Treasure Island_ running October 14-23, 2022 at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22204). 

Season subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now at Single tickets are $15 for Adults; $12 for Children, Students, Military and Seniors. Season subscriptions begin at $33. Patrons can learn more about Encore’s COVID-19 audience procedures online at

Performances dates:
Friday, October 14 at 7:30pm
Saturdays, October 15 and 22 at 11am and 3pm
Sundays, October 16 and 23 at 3pm

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Arlington kids can keep active this winter with Arlington County’s Department of Parks & Recreation’s Youth House Basketball League. Available for grades 1-12, this program begins in mid-November for grades 1-8 and early Jan. for grades 9-12 and costs between $75-90.

Come join the fun! Sign up by Oct. 12*!

Registration for grades 9-12 opens on Nov. 7.

If the league fee is a factor to signing up, check out the Department’s fee reduction program, which helps Everyone, Everywhere, Every Day! Access for All. Easy to apply! Whether you have a short-term set back or something longer-term. Learn more at or call 703-228-4747. 

Submit your own Community Post here.

Mini Photo Sessions for Family & Pets

Mini Family & Pet Photo Sessions
Beat the rush and sign up to get your holiday photos now!

Bring your kids! Bring your dogs!

Check out the DeSilva Studios website. Look at the images and see if you like them

Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

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


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