Good Wednesday 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 — Sep 27, 2023.
- 9:30 am: New study sees surge of people living alone in Arlington | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:45 am: Revamped, food-centric Crystal City Water Park set to open next week | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: Clarendon’s Bar Ivy now open ‘morning, noon and night’ with new breakfast options | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:00 pm: Ribbon-cutting for completed Westover stormwater vault to be held this weekend | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:55 pm: APS, teachers and community members say work remains to tackle high suspension rates among certain students | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Thursday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 11:00 am: Professional Photo Portraits at Mason Square
- 11:30 am: Virtual: Desegregating Northern Virginia’s Libraries
- 11:30 am: Tiny Stage
- 4:30 pm: MoCA on the Move: Art Making Happy Hour — Selfie Painting
- 6:00 pm: Pilates with Mind the Mat
- 7:30 pm: Heckler’s Ball- Coordinated Heckling Benefit for Humane Rescue Alliance
🌥️ Thursday’s forecast
Expect mostly cloudy skies with a peak temperature near 68 degrees on Thursday, accompanied by a gentle northeast wind at 7 mph. During Thursday night, there is a 40% chance of rain, and patchy fog may appear after 4am. The weather remains mostly cloudy with a low temperature around 60 degrees and a northeast wind at 8 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”
– Mother Teresa
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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There’s no official word on its website, but it looks like Bar Ivy in Clarendon may have closed permanently.
There’s persistence, and then there is Audrey Clement and her decade-plus effort to get elected to local office in Arlington. Clement talked with ARLnow editor Scott Brodbeck to talk about…
Makers Union, an upscale gastropub, is set to open its doors in Pentagon City next week, says Alex Brown, the restaurant’s director of operations. This opening marks the third Makers Union location in the D.C. Metropolitan area, following the debut of its Reston location three years ago and a recent opening at the Wharf in early October.
Two Arlington County Sheriff’s Office deputies prevented a near-fatal opioid overdose in the lobby of the county courthouse yesterday morning. The individual, a member of the public and not an…
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.