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ARLnow Daily Debrief for May 12, 2023

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published articles that were read a total of 7585 times… so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today — May 12, 2023.

  1. Pike office building could be torn down this summer and turned into parking lot
  2. Alexandria high school principal jumping ship to take Wakefield HS helm in Arlington
  3. Morning Notes
  4. New zoning proposal would allow podcasting studios in office buildings without additional permits

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

  1. Fmr. Capitals head coach’s Ballston home goes on market today (11898 views)
  2. Plans to build a bridge between Crystal City and DCA poised to take two steps forward (9292 views)
  3. Pair of races to close streets in Arlington this weekend (4101 views)
  4. ACPD nabs four teens who tried to run from traffic stop of stolen car (3951 views)
  5. County plans to buy dog-boarding facility in Green Valley for park expansion, boxing out brewery (3634 views)
  6. Don’t be surprised if you answer the phone and John Legend is on the other end, endorsing a local candidate (3105 views)
  7. Park next to Amazon HQ2 set to get a new farmers market (2999 views)
  8. Big Tony’s takes out Bronx Pizza, planning a debut in late summer (2786 views)
  9. Pike office building could be torn down this summer and turned into parking lot (2750 views)
  10. Alexandria high school principal jumping ship to take Wakefield HS helm in Arlington (2359 views)
  11. Most and least expensive townhouses sold in Arlington (Apr-May 2023) (2305 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌥 Saturday’s forecast

Cloudy. Mild. High of 74 and low of 59. Sunrise at 5:57 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. See more from

💡 Quote of the Day

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
– Nelson Mandela

🌅 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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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

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Saturday, December 2

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