Most-read Arlington stories of the week: March 7-11

Buds on tree limbs in Rosslyn (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

This week some signs of spring have started to poke through despite the wild and wintry weather expected tomorrow.

Blossoms have started to bloom and some residents are planning for peak season viewing later this month. With the seasonal changes also comes daylight saving time — don’t forget your clocks will jump ahead one hour this Sunday at 2 a.m.

Now, here are the most-read Arlington articles of the past week.

  1. Theft suspect seriously injured after fall from Pentagon City mall garage
  2. Man stabbed outside Sequoia Plaza complex after fight on bus
  3. Vehicle overturns on GW Parkway, may be linked to Georgetown robbery
  4. What Arlington, the ‘Hoboken of D.C.,’ can learn from the NJ city about pedestrian safety
  5. Construction begins on revamped Crystal City Water Park and courtyard along Crystal Drive
  6. Taqueria el Poblano is closing its Columbia Pike location this spring
  7. Arlington’s test positivity rate nearing pre-Omicron levels
  8. Part of Columbia Pike to close next year as cemetery expansion project ramps up
  9. Japanese restaurant Yuraku planning to open next month in long-vacant Rosslyn space
  10. As residential redevelopment plans in Crystal City take shape, community benefits may hit snags

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

Recent Stories

Morning Notes

Robbery at Pentagon City Mall — “1000 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 3:39 p.m. on November 22, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred….

An Arlington man is behind bars after police say he shot someone in the Green Valley neighborhood. The shooting happened early Sunday morning following what police described as a dispute…

Everyone has flat screen TVs already so how about a more interesting Black Friday special? The ARLnow Press Club for free, to try out the daily Early Morning Notes email…

There’s not a whole lot going on in Arlington today, save for activity at local shopping centers, so we’re going to fast forward right to the top story countdown. Here…

The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

Submit your own Announcement here.

Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.

Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.

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Submit your own Announcement here.

National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

Washington-Liberty Annual Holiday Bazaar

Join us Saturday December 3 from 10 to 4 p.m. at W-L High School, for this much anticipated Arlington holiday tradition! We will be featuring over 65 vendors for gift shopping, our student clubs and activities fundraising booths, and food


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