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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: May 23-27

Flags in at Arlington National Cemetery on 5/26/22 (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Happy Memorial Day weekend, Arlington.

We hope you’re able to get some rest and reflection in after this long week. Once we push past some rain this evening, it’s looking like sunny skies, high temps and grilling weather through Monday.

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

  1. Thousands without power in Arlington after strong storms roll through
  2. First case of monkeypox reported in N. Va.
  3. Greek restaurant Our Mom Eugenia to open in Shirlington, aiming for fall
  4. Republicans nominate Arlington resident as 8th Congressional District candidate
  5. Massive ‘Pike’ sculpture is being installed this week near the county border
  6. Smash and grab theft at Pentagon City mall jewelry store
  7. Taqueria el Poblano staying open through the summer, now set to close in August
  8. Police: Parking aide assaulted, more cars broken into
  9. ACPD stepping up patrols of schools in wake of Texas shooting, Alexandria stabbing
  10. Arlington now under Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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

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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!

Features:
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

https://www.thelunchtrain.com/

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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