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Pumpkins for sale at the Whole Foods in Clarendon (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Groundbreaking for I-395 Project — “Arlington County officials and representatives from VDOT and the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority broke ground Wednesday on a $19.9 million project to improve bike and pedestrian access at the Boundary Channel Drive and I-395 interchange.” [Patch]

Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Apartments — “The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) recently marked the grand opening of Lucille and Bruce Terwilliger Place, the nonprofit developer’s new affordable-housing development and new home to American Legion Post 139 in the Virginia Square neighborhood. APAH was joined by its partners, funders, supporters and the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs to cut the ribbon and commemorate the building’s opening.” [Sun Gazette]

Oktoberfest Event Postponed — “National Landing Oktoberfest has been POSTPONED to Saturday, October 22 due to inclement weather in the forecast on Saturday, October 1.” [Twitter]

Pedestrian Crash Stats in Arlington — A new stats compilation by a law firm lists a number of Arlington neighborhoods as being in the top 25 for the highest number of pedestrian crashes in Virginia from 2015-2022. Among them, in order, from most crashes: Clarendon, Ballston, North Rosslyn, Columbia Pike corridor, Crystal City, Wilson Blvd corridor and Courthouse. [ALXnow]

Pupatella Expanding to Capitol Hill — From the Washington Business Journal’s Michael Neibauer: “Permit issued to build out @PupatellaPizza Capitol Hill, 301 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Restaurant and bar totaling 4,020sf, with seats on the first, second and third floors. Total occupancy of 115.” [Twitter]

It’s Thursday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 68 and low of 51. Sunrise at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:56 pm. []

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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


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