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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: May 30-June 3

The water feature at Mosaic Park in Ballston, sans water (staff photo by Matt Blitz)

The four-day week is over and the weekend is here again.

We hope you have some exciting plans but if you’re venturing out, watch out for road closures due to the Armed Forces Cycling Classic this weekend.

Now, here are the most-read Arlington articles of the past week, as of noon today (Friday).

  1. Smoke coming from roof of Matchbox in Pentagon City
  2. Hundreds of apartment residents left without AC, water over long weekend
  3. The nightlife power couple behind B Live talk about their burgeoning Clarendon empire
  4. Arlington is collecting feedback on Military Road roundabout while considering next step
  5. Rosa Mexicano is coming to Pentagon City
  6. Arlington’s spraygrounds and water features are open for the summer, except for one
  7. Northbound GW Parkway closed after serious crash
  8. Arlington’s Covid data hints at possibility of a peak in the latest wave
  9. ACPD: Officer assaulted after Memorial Day flower theft
  10. Buzzy new Middle Eastern restaurant looking to open in former IOTA Club space

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

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Open houses in Arlington this weekend

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Early voting got off to a muted start today (Thursday) at the Arlington County government headquarters in Courthouse. “We had a line of five voters when we opened at 8…

Wakefield High School and Claremont Elementary School were secured today in response to reports of gunfire in nearby Bailey’s Crossroads.

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!

– 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!

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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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