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Fall arrives… in a rental van (staff photo)

New Tenant and Sign in Crystal City — “Developer JBG Smith has reached an agreement to lease 36,809-square-feet of space to defense contractor HII at 2451 Crystal Drive… Under the 11.5-year lease, HII will move into the space in late summer 2023 and will have signage rights to the 11-story office tower. The company will remain headquartered in Newport News and will maintain company office space next to the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.” [Patch]

Too Much Midday Engagement?  — From Chris Slatt: “You love to see the County working hard to reach that notoriously unreachable demographic of *checks notes* ‘people with free time in the middle of the workday.'” [Twitter]

‘Fill the Cruiser’ Returns Next Month — “Help spread joy this holiday season by donating new, unwrapped toys during the Arlington County Police Department’s (ACPD) eighth annual Fill the Cruiser Holiday Toy Drive. Your generosity helps ensure the holidays are bright for some of our most vulnerable community members – children in need.” [ACPD]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 63 and low of 40. Sunrise at 7:25 am and sunset at 6:23 pm. [Weather.gov]

Recent Stories

Good Tuesday evening, Arlington. Today we published articles that were read a total of 19674 times… so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles for today —…

A Washington-Liberty High School senior was killed in a double homicide yesterday in Fairfax County. Braden Deahl, 18, was a standout soccer player on the W-L varsity team who had…

The saga of slow mail delivery in Arlington continues. Now, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D) is bringing the county’s issues to the federal government. There have been grumblings for years…

The delay in the second phase of Amazon’s HQ2 may not be for all that long, according to Arlington County Board Vice-Chair Libby Garvey. Garvey appeared on WAMU’s The Politics…

The 44th Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale will be along the John Marshall Drive/Ohio Street greenway on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items, and pick up a few bargains.

About 100 families set up tables for the festivities, which take place along the six-block stretch of the greenway from near Langston Blvd. to Washington Blvd. Attendance is free, but a $10 fee will be collected from individuals and families selling household items during the event. Ensure that all goods and rubbish are removed from the greenway by 1 p.m. Leave dogs at home.

For more info, call 703-532-6101. If planning to sell, start labeling your items for sale NOW! Event will take place as long as there is not active rain. Rain date is June 10.

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36TH FESTIVAL ARGENTINO

ARLINGTON JUNE 3RD, 2023

Sat, June 3rd I 3:30 pm / Shows 5:50 pm I Kenmore Auditorium I Glencarlyn

The 36th Festival Argentino USA celebrates Argentine Day and Cultural Freedom. The folkloric group Los 4 de Córdoba and 25 more artists from Argentina, World, and Solidarity Tribute, 200 years of friendship between USA and Argentina!.

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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved.

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4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.

Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,

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