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Bees seek out pollen on flowers in Rosslyn (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Potential Development Near Courthouse — “A property with long-suffering residential redevelopment plans in Arlington looks poised to get a new owner, pending a proposal to increase allowable density on the site. D.C.-based The Fortis Cos. LLC is the contract buyer for 2025 Fairfax Drive, a half-acre parcel in the Radnor-Fort Myer Heights neighborhood… Currently site of a single-family home and surface parking lot, the property is clearly under-built, given its location.” [Washington Business Journal]

Reminder: Metro Work Starting — “The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will conduct two simultaneous projects that will have significant impacts on Metrorail’s Yellow Line starting Saturday, Sept. 10: preparations for connecting the new Potomac Yard Metro station and rehabilitation of the Yellow Line tunnel and bridge between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon Metro stations.” [Arlington County, ARLnow]

D.C. Debut for Local Filmmakers’ Doc — “Arlington, VA-based filmmakers Steve Dorst and Angie Gentile announced the Washington, DC premiere of their first joint documentary, DANI’S TWINS, at the DC Shorts Film Festival being held from September 8-11. Their film documents the rare and risky pregnancy of Dani Izzie, one of the few quadriplegics ever to give birth to twins.” [Press Release]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 79 and low of 64. Sunrise at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:28 pm. []

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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!

– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
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– 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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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

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Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs


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