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Daily Debrief for Oct 21, 2022

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 4027 times… so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today — Oct 21, 2022.

  1. Overturned vehicle shuts down S. Walter Reed Drive
  2. Morning Poll: In retrospect, did APS make the right call in closing classrooms for a year?
  3. Shucktoberfest beer and oyster fest returns to Shirlington this weekend

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read Arlington articles of the week, below.

  1. FBI raid on the Pike targeted an ABC News producer, Rolling Stone reports (17989 views )
  2. JBG Smith files plans to turn RiverHouse parking lots into 1,668 homes (7712 views )
  3. Arlington’s speed camera program slowly moves forward (5155 views )
  4. Ghin Na Ree Thai currently closed, sold to a “new family” (4301 views )
  5. Falls Church restaurants to hold crawl fundraiser for Four Courts staff (4180 views )
  6. Local favorite 24-hour spot Bob and Edith’s cuts hours on Langston Blvd (3816 views )
  7. Police arrest man allegedly seen exposing himself in Shirlington (2558 views )
  8. NEW: Driver who plowed into Four Courts will not face charges (2232 views )

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Arlington, from our event calendar.

And here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌤 Tomorrow’s forecast

Clear throughout the day. High of 67 and low of 49. Sunrise at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:22 pm. See more from

👂 Audio summary

Get caught up on all of our reporting today with this brief audio summary.

👀 A look around town

We hope you have a great weekend, Arlington. Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week — or anything else of local interest — in the comments.

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