News

A Fairfax man was jailed after he allegedly rammed a police cruiser.

The incident happened early Monday morning on the western end of Columbia Pike in Arlington. Police say an officer spotted a car with stolen tags in a parking lot, leading to an unsuccessful attempt to flee by the 25-year-old suspect.


News

Arlington’s efforts to take a privately owned property on Columbia Pike are attracting mounting criticism.

An Arlington County Board candidate, the Arlington View Civic Association, an anti-Missing Middle group, and the property’s conservator have all taken aim at ongoing eminent domain proceedings at 1802 Columbia Pike.


Around Town

A new restaurant and bar has opened at the former site of Rebellion on the Pike.

Cornerstone opened its doors last month at 2900 Columbia Pike, serving up hearty plates like chicken pot pie, beef chili and seafood pasta along with beers, wines and signature cocktails at its full bar.


Traffic

For the second time in as many weeks Columbia Pike was closed due to a gas leak apparently caused by construction activity.

The incident happened shortly before noon on the Pike near S. George Mason Drive.


News

Plans to redevelop a Columbia Pike retail strip as a 247-unit apartment building have fallen through.

Following a year and a half of delays and recent issues with vermin and vandalism, the would-be developer has filed to abandon former ambitions and return the Fillmore Gardens Shopping Center to its former status as a strip mall.


Events

The Columbia Pike Movie Nights lineup for this summer has been announced.

This year’s films, screened outdoors on Friday and Saturday nights, include old-school classics like Dirty Dancing and Top Gun as well as more recent releases such as Barbie, The Color Purple and Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.


Around Town

After a multi-week soft opening, 2910 Kitchen & Bar is set to hold its official grand opening this weekend.

Located at 2910 Columbia Pike, the restaurant serving American cuisine will officially open on Friday, May 10 and host a Mother’s Day brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Additionally, husband-and-wife owners Raheel “Ray” Khan and Griselda Giselle Fernandez plan to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday at 5 p.m., according to a press release.


Around Town

The 27th annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival plans to shine a spotlight on female musicians as this year’s headliners.

Stretching across multiple blocks, the festival — scheduled for June 15 — is set to offer its usual mix of performances, local food and drink, and family-friendly entertainment.


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