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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: Oct. 3-7

Arlington painted in the style of Vincent van Gogh, generated by AI (via DALL-E 2)

After a two-day glimpse of gorgeous weather that followed a longer stretch of terrible weather, a sunny-if-cool fall weekend is upon us.

As you firm up your weekend plans, be sure to check out our event calendar or, for those who prefer the executive summary, the week’s event highlights.

Now, here are the most-read local articles of the past week:

  1. Shots fired as Arlington officers chase suspect into Fairfax County
  2. Cars keep crashing and flipping in the “usual spot” on the GW Parkway in Arlington
  3. Incident at Ballston Gold’s Gym leads to assault charge against D.C. deputy mayor
  4. New Laotian restaurant opens in Cherrydale, replacing a Japanese eatery
  5. Just Reduced Properties in Arlington
  6. More catalytic converters stolen in Arlington amid ongoing rash of thefts
  7. Hate crime charge dropped in Crystal City “dine and dash” assault case
  8. Police investigating two ‘mob’ attacks along Langston Blvd
  9. Capriotti’s in Rosslyn seems to have made its last sandwich
  10. Proposed bicycle-pedestrian bridge over Potomac receives $20 million in federal funding
  11. County seeks feedback on updated concept for Crystal City-DCA bridge
  12. Police searching for man with gun who said he needed help but then drove off

Feel free to discuss those stories or anything else of local interest (like whether the AI-generated art above actually shows any recognizable portion of Arlington) in the comments. Have a nice weekend!

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