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Wood beams can be seen inside new construction along Columbia Pike, a style called “5 over 1” construction (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Biden in Arlington on 9/11 — “President Joe Biden commemorated the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks at a remembrance event Sunday at the Pentagon, delivering heartfelt remarks that honored those killed there. ‘I know for all those of you who lost someone, 21 years is both a lifetime and no time at all,’ Biden said at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.” [CNN]

Candidates on Missing Middle — Arlingtonians for Our Sustainable Future, a group that’s critical of the county’s Missing Middle housing proposal and development in general, “posed questions to the candidates for Arlington County Board that we hope can give you a sense of their positions on issues important to ASF and future development of our county.” [Arlingtonians for Our Sustainable Future]

Indecent Exposure Near H-B Woodlawn — “1600 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 10:32 a.m. on September 8, police were dispatched to the report of an exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that a witness allegedly observed the unknown male suspect seated on a bench and masturbating. Responding officers conducted a search of the area yielding negative results.” [ACPD]

Officer Rescues Bird — From Arlington County police: “This morning, a supervisor on Patrol – Adam Squad assisted this injured bird after it flew into a building in the Courthouse area and fell to the ground. The bird was brought to our friends at @AWLAArlington for further assistance.” [Twitter]

New Local Business Awards — “The Arlington REV Awards recognize Arlington companies with exceptional growth in revenue, employment and venture capital raises. Arlington Economic Development is seeking applicants in eight categories and looks forward to honoring a few of the many deserving companies that make up Arlington’s thriving business community. Winning companies will be announced during an awards reception in National Landing on November 1, 2022.” [Arlington Economic Development]

WaPo TikTok Guy Visits Library — “Today’s third @washingtonpost TikTok features @carmellaboykin getting a library card at the @ArlingtonVALib.” [Twitter, TikTok]

Feedback for Senior Living Center Proposal — From Arlington’s Dept. of Community Planning, Housing & Development: “Feedback opportunity extended! Mon. Sept. 19 is now the last day to comment on a possible change in the land use designation for the Sunrise Senior Living site on N. Glebe Rd.” [Twitter, Arlington County]

It’s Monday — Rain starting in the afternoon, with heavy rain and severe storms possible around the evening commute. High of 82 and low of 72. Sunrise at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. []

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There’s no official word on its website, but it looks like Bar Ivy in Clarendon may have closed permanently.

Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

Submit your own Announcement here.

Holiday Art Show

Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to

Christmas Tree Sales

2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin

Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

Sale Hours:

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