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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: Sept. 12-16

People waiting outside the Clarendon Apple store for the new iPhone 14 on 9/16/22 (staff photo)

If you like perfect weather, get outside as much as possible today and tomorrow.

Sunday won’t be bad, either, but it will kick off a mini September heat wave.

In the interest of letting everyone enjoy the outdoors after what has been an exceedingly busy week — at least for us — let’s get right to this week’s top stories.

  1. Man charged with trying to rape woman in bathroom of Langston Blvd business
  2. Large power outage reported in Clarendon area
  3. New season of Jeopardy! brings Arlingtonian back as returning champ
  4. Expect low-flying aircraft, smoke and noise Wednesday morning
  5. New Japanese BBQ restaurant is set to sizzle in Ballston
  6. Driver likely had ‘medical emergency’ before crashing into Ireland’s Four Courts, police say
  7. The killer of dozens of fish in Four Mile Run? Pool water, investigators say.
  8. Speed limit reductions may be coming to more high-traffic roads in Arlington
  9. Gaijin Ramen Shop closes in Cherrydale
  10. County Board to vote on the height of Clarendon parking lot development

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

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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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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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