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Building under construction in Courthouse (staff photo)

Protest on 14th Street Bridge — A protest against genocide in Ethiopia blocked the 14th Street Bridge for a couple of hours yesterday evening. [Twitter, Washington Post]

Woman Pushed to the Ground, Man Robbed — “Victim One was walking in the area when the male suspect approached and allegedly pushed her to the ground. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. Victim One sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The suspect then proceeded to the area of S. Glebe Road and Columbia Pike where he approached Victim Two, pushed him and stated he wanted to steal the victim’s wallet. Responding officers located the suspect on scene and [took] him into custody without incident.” [ACPD]

Yorktown Beats W-L — “Led by a shutdown defense and a power running offense, the visiting Yorktown Patriots blanked the Washington-Liberty Generals, 27-0, in the final regular-season football game for the Arlington high-school rivals the afternoon of Nov. 5. The teams finished in a three-way tie for second in the Liberty District with 4-2 records. Yorktown and W-L advance to the eight-team 6D North Region tournament, beginning with first-round action Friday, Nov. 11.” [Sun Gazette]

House May Get Historic Designation — “Arlington in recent years has lost several homes to the wrecking ball after their owners refused to support community efforts at including them in local historic districts. But in the latest instance, the homeowner and preservationists are on the same page. As a result, it could be just a few weeks before Arlington County Board members formally designate a Virginia Square property – known as the Anderson House for a couple who lived in it long ago – as its own historic district.” [Sun Gazette]

Holiday Market This Weekend — “Alanna Rivera Studios presents the Cherrydale Holiday Art Market showcasing artists and makers from Arlington, D.C., and Maryland. Founded by a lifelong Arlington resident and artist, this free, family-friendly event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 and Saturday, November 19 indoors at the Cherrydale United Methodist Church.” [Press Release]

More Bike Lane Blocking on Quincy Street — From ARLnow’s Twitter account: “A vehicle blocking the bike lane on N. Quincy just got the ‘move on’ lights and horn from police. Now it’s partially blocking the sidewalk.” [Twitter, Twitter]

Alexandria Metro Stations Back Open — “Metrorail customers will be back on track south of Reagan National Airport with full service resuming to six closed stations on Sunday, Nov. 6. Blue Line trains will serve all six stations – Braddock Rd, King St-Old Town, Eisenhower Ave, Huntington, Van Dorn St, and Franconia-Springfield – while long-term work continues to rehabilitate the Yellow Line Tunnel and Bridge.” [WMATA]

Warm Low Temp Record — From the National Weather Service: “Several record warm low temperatures were broken yesterday at area climate sites,” including National Airport. [Twitter]

It’s Monday — Clear throughout the day. High of 72 and low of 59. Sunrise at 6:44 am and sunset at 5:03 pm. [Weather.gov]

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Enjoy the two day curated Local Holiday Bazaar to shop local and have gifts professionally wrapped December 17-18.

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

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