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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Mar 1, 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 — Mar 1, 2024.

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

  1. Police investigating body found along busy road near Rosslyn (20885 views)
  2. Bonefish Grill in Pentagon City closes permanently (17532 views)
  3. Report: Arlington moves up to No. 7 priciest rental market in U.S. (9918 views)
  4. ACPD: Unlicensed drunk driver struck two cars, bit police officer and tried to grab gun (8688 views)
  5. Ballston Harris Teeter construction approaches finish line, opening date still unclear (6352 views)
  6. ACPD: Fleeing drunk driver crashes on Columbia Pike, injuring one (5610 views)
  7. County considers dropping 1960s-era parking minimums for gyms and shopping centers to help fill vacant storefronts (4252 views)
  8. New ‘fast-casual’ Italian restaurant set to replace Pizza Roma in Ballston (2776 views)
  9. Mid-century institutions form the bedrock of Arlington civic life. How are they adapting to the 21st century? (2715 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

🌧️ Saturday’s forecast

Rain is expected mainly before 2pm, accompanied by patchy fog that will clear around 1pm. The high temperature will be near 53, with an east wind of 6 to 9 mph, shifting to the north later in the afternoon. There is a 90% chance of precipitation, with new amounts ranging between a half and three-quarters of an inch. As for Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of around 44, and a northwest wind at around 6 mph. See more from

💡 Quote of the Day

“It is not enough to aim, you must hit.”
– Italian Proverb

🌅 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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