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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Dec 29, 2023

Good Friday 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 — Dec 29, 2023.

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

  1. UPDATED: Multi-vehicle crash blocks WB I-66 (17173 views)
  2. County to pay $1M for Gravelly Point upgrades as part of planned DCA pedestrian bridge (6565 views)
  3. Police investigating Christmas Eve robbery on the Pike, armed dine and dash in Courthouse area (6210 views)
  4. San Antonio Bar & Grill to close in Crystal City after 30 years (4877 views)
  5. Top 20 Arlington stories of 2023: #16-20 (3425 views)
  6. Just Reduced Properties in Arlington (3138 views)
  7. Redevelopment plans filed for two hotels in Green Valley to be replaced with apartments (2740 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

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☀️ Saturday’s forecast

The weather will be mostly sunny, featuring a high temperature of around 47 degrees and west winds of 6 to 10 mph. During Saturday night, expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature of approximately 33 degrees, accompanied by west winds of 6 to 9 mph. See more from Weather.gov.

💡 Quote of the Day

“It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.”
– Niccolo Machiavelli

🌅 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. 👋

Recent Stories

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…

Three years into his tenure as Penrose Neighborhood Association president, Alex Sakes can proudly say he got a grocery store to corral its shopping carts roaming Columbia Pike.

Local news is a tough business, especially in 2024. The recent, unfortunate closure of DCist illustrates how fragile of a thing it is. ARLnow has sustained our commitment to online-only…

An Arlington firefighter noted for his problem-solving ability, passion for the community and conspicuous moustache has received statewide recognition. Lieutenant Henry Spencer was just named Virginia Firefighter of the Year,…

Dreaming of small-town charm with big-city convenience? Look no further than 7156 Main St in Clifton, Virginia! Nestled just 30 miles from the heart of Washington D.C., this picturesque property offers the best of both worlds.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to find tranquility in this quaint, historic town. With its tree-lined streets and friendly community atmosphere, Clifton is the perfect place to call home. Yet, with its close proximity to the nation’s capital, you’ll never be far from the excitement and opportunities of urban living.

Imagine weekends exploring local shops, dining at charming cafes, and enjoying outdoor adventures in nearby parks. Then, commute to D.C. for work or play, soaking in all the culture, entertainment, and career opportunities the city has to offer.

Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of this idyllic lifestyle. Schedule a tour of 7156 Main St today and experience the best of small-town living near a big city!

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Spring will be here before you know it, and art classes are a terrific way to welcome the season. We have some fresh new classes such as hand-building vases and flower arranging. Also on our roster are crocheting, knitting, printmaking, stitching, and sewing. Of course, you can’t go wrong with the basics: watercolor painting, gouache, oil painting, ceramics (including the wheel), sculpture, collage, drawing, and more. Classes start the week of April 1 and range from 3 to 7 weeks.

If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, this is a great time to check us out! We offer classes, workshops, open studios, and Art Nights throughout the year, as well as summer camps. We recently expanded our studio, and you can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door. Ages 2 to adult.

5537 Langston Blvd., Arlington VA 22207

Art Classes and Art Supplies in Arlington, Va.

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Self-led Decision Making – An IFS Approach

Whenever we feel indecisive, it’s usually because different parts of ourselves see things differently and are motivated by different priorities and concerns. In fact, it’s usually the friction between these different “camps” that makes us feel stuck.

We can mediate

Free Right-Sizing Workshop – How to Get Rid of Your…

Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting a free workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” at their office on Cherry Hill Rd. (formerly Lee Highway) in Arlington on Thursday, February 29 from 5:30PM-7:00PM.

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