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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: March 21-25

Cherry blossoms near the Memorial Bridge and the Rosslyn skyline (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The blossoms have bloomed and there’s plenty to see and do in Arlington this weekend, despite the expected chilly weather.

In conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, this Saturday the Blossom Kite Festival will bring some of the festivities to Virginia Highlands Park in the Pentagon City area. The D.C. Tattoo Expo is also coming to Arlington.

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

  1. Arlington publishes guide to noise complaints as neighbors protest purported party house
  2. Arlington County Board greenlights two major residential developments
  3. Your tap water is going to start tasting different today
  4. Study: Arlington is a hub for Gen Z renters and trendsetters
  5. Preschool in Ballston evacuated after threat
  6. EXCLUSIVE: Fights involving kids are on the rise, Arlington Public Schools says
  7. Investigators on scene of reported trash fire at Wakefield HS
  8. U.S. Marshal Service, ACPD on scene of fatal leap from building
  9. Nighthawk Pizza opening Thursday in Pentagon City
  10. It’s been a bad 24 hours for light poles in Arlington

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

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