Good Tuesday 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 — Aug 1, 2023.
- 9:45 am: Illegally parked cars at Penrose Square causing traffic jams and safety concerns, neighbors say | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:45 am: ACPD investigating Porsche crash in which driver fled with small children | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: Seafood restaurant looking to open next month in Thirsty Bernie’s former home | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:45 pm: Community events around Arlington aim to improve safety and tackle gun violence | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:45 pm: The Arlington County Fair is returning in two weeks | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:35 pm: Unusual crash closes N. Harrison Street near park | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:55 pm: Spout Run Parkway and northbound GW Parkway reopening today | 🗣️ Comments
- 6:45 pm: VDOT seeks public feedback on possible Routes 50 and Route 27 improvements | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Wednesday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- No events today. Have one to promote? Submit it to the calendar.
☀️ Wednesday’s forecast
The weather forecast for Wednesday is mainly sunny, with temperatures reaching a high of around 84°F. The wind will be light and variable, shifting to a southeastern direction at approximately 6 mph in the morning. Expect a partly cloudy night with a low temperature of around 65°F and a southerly wind at about 7 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
– Christopher Robin
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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Enjoy some tasty bites while networking at BizArt at WHINO on December 11!
The Arlington Chorale is gearing up to bring a long-lost musical piece to life at its holiday concert next Saturday in Westover. The community choir plans to perform familiar Christmas…
Plans to redevelop the Goodwill near Route 50 — with affordable housing, childcare and a new store and donation center — have received a relatively warm reception, per a recent…
This month’s Mike Mount creation is more of a graphic than a cartoon. People in Arlington, like people in many communities, enjoy complaining about certain things. Now imagine a house in…
Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.
Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.
Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!
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 https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to
2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin
Saturday, December 2
Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.