Join Club

Most-read Arlington stories of the week: August 8-12

Sunset cycle on the Mt. Vernon Trail (Flickr pool photo by Emma K. Alexandra)

After a steamy stretch, Mother Nature is rewarding us with a pair of new-perfect days.

We hope you are able to get out there and enjoy the weather tonight and tomorrow. In the meantime, if you’re looking for something to read, the past week’s most-read ARLnow articles are below.

  1. Severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings issued for Arlington (Aug. 10)
  2. Morning Poll: Clarendon gun store now open
  3. Restaurants and other local businesses currently listed for sale in Arlington
  4. Arlington officer arrested after alleged off-duty assault
  5. Arlington County is setting up public monkeypox vaccine clinics as cases rise
  6. Flood Watch in effect for Arlington and most of N. Va.
  7. Arlington eateries gearing up for summer Restaurant Week
  8. Regional park plan calls for expanding capacity of the W&OD Trail in Arlington
  9. Seven-year-old Jaxon Vega is Arlington’s skateboarding phenom
  10. DoD says drone seen flying near Pentagon was ‘security exercise’

Have a great weekend, Arlington! We’ll see you back here on Monday, but in the meantime feel free to discuss any topic of local interest in the comment section.

Flickr pool photo by Emma K. Alexandra

Recent Stories

ARLnow Daily Debrief for Sep 29, 2023

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…

A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…

Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.

Listing of the Day: 3616 N. Glebe Road

4 bedroom 3 bath 2 car garage 1/4 acre Jamestown Williamsburg Yorktown pyramid

At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!

At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.

If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit to learn more.

Submit your own Announcement here.

Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.

Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.

The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.

Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.

Read More

Submit your own Announcement here.

Free Right-Sizing Workshop – How to Get Rid of Your…

Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools

Rosslyn Fall Fest

Join the Rosslyn BID for Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1-6 p.m. at Gateway Park! Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshment at our hard cider tastings and cash bar, want a bite to eat from the


Subscribe to our mailing list