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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Apr 12, 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 — Apr 12, 2024.

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

  1. Vehicle thefts are soaring in one Arlington zip code (17828 views)
  2. In memory of Nikki Reed: a tribute to strength, love and teaching (8228 views)
  3. NEW: Bomb threat, protesters disrupt family-oriented drag event in Crystal City (7542 views)
  4. Bills targeting ‘predatory’ tow companies approved, opening the door for long-delayed Arlington changes (7390 views)
  5. ACPD: Man threatened to pull gun on animal control officer over off-leash dog (5638 views)
  6. Local Arlington chef to compete on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ this month (5220 views)
  7. Photos: Crowds witness the solar eclipse in Arlington (5156 views)
  8. Morning Poll: No more birthday treats in APS classrooms? (5136 views)
  9. Police: Dispute over driving leads to woman striking victim with her car (4958 views)
  10. Mall snack shop closes months after owner is arrested on money laundering and drug charges (3506 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 cloudy skies during the mid-morning, followed by gradual clearing and a high temperature around 67. It will be a windy day, as west winds will range from 22 to 26 mph, and even experience gusts up to 45 mph. Tonight, the skies will be clear and the low temperature will hover around 46, accompanied by west winds ranging between 7 and 13 mph. See more from

💡 Quote of the Day

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
– Carl Jung

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

The MonumentCam screenshot above is used with permission of the Trust for the National Mall and courtesy of EarthCam.

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. 👋