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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Dec 9, 2022

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 7935 times… so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today — Dec 9, 2022.

  1. JUST IN: President Biden is coming to Arlington on Monday
  2. Police on lookout for airsoft gun drive-by shooter
  3. Pedestrian bridge over Route 50 closed due to ‘deterioration’ concerns

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

  1. Ballston Macy’s redevelopment project includes the most hotly debated left turn in a decade (11950 views)
  2. Clarendon Silver Diner set to close this week, ahead of Ballston location’s opening (9438 views)
  3. Residential investors are especially interested in these five areas of Arlington (8339 views)
  4. Most and least expensive condos sold in Arlington (Nov-Dec 2022) (4146 views)
  5. JUST IN: Woman groped, pulled to ground in Lyon Park (3742 views)
  6. JUST IN: Man accused of breaking into apartment, sexually assaulting resident (3732 views)
  7. We asked an AI to write some Arlington fanfiction. Here’s what it came up with. (3570 views)
  8. County says Days Inn developer needs to play up hotel’s mid-century modern origins (3450 views)
  9. Two rescued after SUV nearly plunges into creek at Long Branch Nature Center (3385 views)
  10. ACPD: Would-be robber punched in Buckingham, shots fired along Columbia Pike (2257 views)
  11. County says YMCA needs more community benefits to justify 374-unit apartment building (2159 views)
  12. Mormon-owned apartment and church in Potomac Yard adds dental office (2103 views)
  13. JUST IN: President Biden is coming to Arlington on Monday (2131 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

And here are the events planned for Sunday:

⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 46 and low of 40. Sunrise at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. See more from

💡 Thought of the Day

“Though the clouds may hide the sun, a light still remains in all of us.” – Unknown

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

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

Recent Stories

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…

Spend the first Sunday of March tasting a great wine selection at Arrowine’s Super Sunday Tasting!

Workers lowered signage today (Friday) from the now-former Giant supermarket in the Lyon Village Shopping Center. Several passersby watched with interest as the team unscrewed the letters G-I-A-N-T from the…

New properties just listed in Arlington include a 3 BD/3 BA home with an expanded kitchen, fireplace and two lower levels.

March General Membership Meeting

NAACP Arlington Branch is celebrating Women’s History Month with a virtual public safety and Virginia legislative update. Our speakers are Commonwealth’s Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti and Delegate Adele McClure.

Guest Speakers

Adele McClure
Virginia House of Delegates, 2nd District in Arlington

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Early Years Preschool is a small non-profit preschool and parents day out program that has served local families since 1992. Early Years Preschool is located in the Cherrydale neighborhood at 3701 Lorcom Lane.

Early Years Preschool offers part-time programs for young children between 12 months – 5 years old. Early Years also offers a 6 week summer program! The school day is 9:30-2:30, with the option of morning extended day offered at 9am. Families have the flexibility of registering for 1-3 days/week in their parent’s day out program (12 months- 2 year olds) and 2-5 days/week for their preschool program (3-5 year olds).

Early Years’ teachers provide a nurturing environment that promotes the development of a child’s emotional, social, cognitive, and physical skills. Creative and stimulating theme-based activities allow each child to develop and learn at his or her own pace through exploration and play.

Learn more about Early Years Preschool by contacting the admissions team at [email protected] or by visiting their website at

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Alternative Thursdays

Dedicated to the notion that fans of the Smiths and Morrissey want to hear some of the greatest music ever written in a true live concert setting, Caligula Blushed delivers an authentic rendition of Smiths/Morrissey songs, with each performance based

Renegade Mode

Having worked with the likes of Gary Numan, DJ Neidermeyer lends authenticity a go-go. Enough to satisfy even the purists.

The Renegade boasts all of the virtues of Arlington’s premier music venues while providing bar bites that rival most restaurants


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