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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Feb 23, 2024

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 — Feb 23, 2024.

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

  1. JUST IN: Fire at former Key Bridge Marriott prompts large ACFD response (9739 views)
  2. Four years after unsolved Ballston murder, no new details from police (7530 views)
  3. NEW: Ghostburger, Stellina Pizzeria, Lucky Danger and more coming to Rosslyn food hall (6571 views)
  4. Celtic House on Columbia Pike readies for whiskey bar grand opening (5963 views)
  5. Video: Suspect arrested after drunken gun brandishing outside Clarendon bar (5303 views)
  6. Police investigating possible hate crime in Yorktown neighborhood (4747 views)
  7. Economic conditions, continued revisions slow two redevelopments in Clarendon and Virginia Square (4139 views)
  8. Despite Missing Middle ordinance, this two-unit project has to get County Board approval (3837 views)
  9. Man sentenced to four years behind bars for fatal 2022 hit-and-run (3092 views)
  10. Proposal to redevelop Goodwill on Glebe Road enters home stretch (2476 views)
  11. ACPD: Officers nab man driving on shoulder of I-395 with loaded gun in car (2128 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

Expect mostly cloudy skies and a high of 46 degrees, accompanied by a north wind blowing at 9 to 11 mph. Saturday night will be mostly clear with a low temperature around 27 degrees and a north wind at 5 to 8 mph. See more from Weather.gov.

💡 Quote of the Day

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
– Albert Schweitzer

🌅 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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