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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Feb 3, 2023

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published articles that were read a total of 17124 times… so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today — Feb 3, 2023.

  1. BREAKING: Man arrested by SWAT team overnight, following Wakefield lockdown
  2. NEW: Teen who overdosed at Wakefield High School has died
  3. Brooklyn Bagel pleads for parking after curbside spots ceded to bike lane in Courthouse
  4. NAACP alleges current Missing Middle proposal could run afoul of fair housing laws

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

  1. BREAKING: Wakefield High School reportedly in lockdown amid police presence (64541 views)
  2. BREAKING: Police presence at Wakefield High School after reported overdoses (51057 views)
  3. DEVELOPING: Person shot, Bob & Edith’s on Columbia Pike damaged after night of gunfire (17138 views)
  4. Metro announces a three-week summer shutdown of the Ballston and East Falls Church stations (9718 views)
  5. Two local chefs named semifinalists for James Beard award, recognizing culinary excellence (8553 views)
  6. EXCLUSIVE: Key School community reeling from reportedly botched response to written racist threat of gun violence (8056 views)
  7. Arlington teen arrested after another teen shot to death in Alexandria (6831 views)
  8. BREAKING: Man arrested by SWAT team overnight, following Wakefield lockdown (6449 views)
  9. NEW: Teen who overdosed at Wakefield High School has died (6268 views)
  10. Yet another BMW stolen in yet another Crystal City area carjacking (5943 views)
  11. Columbia Pike’s Rincome Thai is set to close this month after nearly 40 years (4611 views)
  12. Plaza’s public peeing problem prompts possible portable provision, permanent potty planning process (4601 views)
  13. APS parents plan march to show support for students and demand action on youth opioid epidemic (4562 views)
  14. Four Courts starting interior demolition today, aiming for late summer reopening (3997 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

Clear throughout the day. High of 35 and low of 30. Sunrise at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:34 pm. See more from Weather.gov.

💡 Thought of the Day

What is my purpose in this infinite and ever-changing universe, and how can I use my life to make a lasting impact?

🌅 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. 👋