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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. 👋

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On February 11, come inside when the museum’s galleries reopen with two new exhibitions: Rebecca Rivas Rogers: Grey View and Crisis of Image.

Grey View, in the Wyatt Resident Artist Gallery, is an homage to “gray” and a snapshot of the artist’s process. Consisting of photographs, collage, and a site-specific installation, this show is an outgrowth of Rivas-Rogers’ visual investigations into places you see on your way to somewhere else.

On the main level, Crisis of Image features artists who seek equity in today’s saturated visual world by developing new methods related to the production of images.

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