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October 9, 2019

Six of the Top 10 Priciest Zip Codes for Va. Renters Are in Arlington

Arlington County is home to six of the top 10 priciest zip codes for renters in Virginia in 2019, according...
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October 9, 2019

Memorial Bridge to Close For First Weekend of November

The Arlington Memorial Bridge will be completely closed during the first weekend of November as part of its multi-year, $227 million rehabilitation...
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October 2, 2019

Arlington, Alexandria Support Principles for Inclusive Growth

Arlington and Alexandria laid the groundwork at a joint work session for cooperating to support inclusive growth and address the...
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October 2, 2019

Alexandria, Arlington take first steps to collaborate as Amazon growth looms

Alexandria and Arlington elected officials took their first tentative steps Tuesday toward working together to address the expected growth and...
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October 1, 2019

Officials Mulling Removal of Route 1 Overpasses in Crystal City

Officials are considering lowering Route 1 in Crystal City to ground level after Amazon moves in. Details remain scant, but...
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October 1, 2019

BREAKING: JBG Smith Announces Massive Redevelopment Plan for Crystal City

Property owner JBG Smith announced late Tuesday afternoon a major new redevelopment push in Crystal City in the wake of...
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September 28, 2019

Amazon employees will pay to park at HQ2. Plus, colorful new Met Park renderings.

Amazon's latest estimate trims some parking spaces from the garage. Read the article >
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September 23, 2019

Rethink Energy: The Climate Change Challenge, Arlington’s Plan

Climate change is serious. Businesses, residents and governments must act. Today, the Arlington County Board has adopted sweeping updates to...
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September 23, 2019

It’s a slow walk to a pedestrian link between Crystal City and Reagan National Airport (notice we didn’t say bridge)

Arlington is hashing out financing for the roughly $40 million project. Read the full article >
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September 18, 2019

Major Changes Coming to Boundary Channel Drive and I-395 Interchange

A $17.2 million overhaul of the Boundary Channel Drive interchange along I-395 is in the works. Plans call for overhauling...
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September 18, 2019

Crystal City Held a Contest for a New Mural—Here Are the Five Finalists

The winning design will wrap around Synetic Theater—and beautify the streetscape as Amazon moves in. Long before Crystal City became...
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September 18, 2019

Arlington Fields Officially Named ‘Boeing Fields at Long Bridge Park’

Today, Arlington County unveiled the newly installed signs naming Boeing Fields at Long Bridge Park. These park signs recognize The...
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September 15, 2019

We toured an Amazon fulfillment center. Here’s what we saw.

It's nearly impossible to hear anything that is not inches away from your face inside the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center...
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September 13, 2019

Arlington To Celebrate ‘Transit Week’ With Free ART Bus Fare and Pop-Up Parks

Next week, Arlington will participate in two transit and environmental events: PARK(ing) Day and Try Transit Week. PARK(ing) Day will transform 13 parking...
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September 10, 2019

The Over 5,000 Units Headed to National Landing

Although a new Amazon campus is ostensibly jump-starting development in the "National Landing" area of northern Virginia, encompassing parts Crystal...
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September 9, 2019

Amazon Holding ‘Career Day’ in Crystal City

Arlington is one of six locations where Amazon is holding an “Amazon Career Day” next week. The tech and retail...
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September 5, 2019

First ‘Richmond Highway’ Signs Now Up Along Route 1 in Crystal City

County crews replaced the first “Jefferson Davis Highway” sign this morning as officials work to complete Route 1’s renaming to “Richmond...
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September 4, 2019

New Irish Pub Plans to Replace Fiona’s in Crystal City

Crystal City may not be without an Irish pub for much longer. Fiona’s Irish Pub (567 23rd Street S.) closed suddenly in...
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August 22, 2019

Even without a car-tax bill, some Arlingtonians still will have to pay up

One-quarter of vehicle owners in Arlington will pay no car tax when bills come due in October. That’s the good...
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August 21, 2019

University of Maryland to open Crystal City center

The University of Maryland has reached a deal to plant its flag in Crystal City, opening the door to potential...
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August 13, 2019

Cycling Advocates Want Amazon to Add Protected Bike Lane Outside HQ2

Advocates want Amazon to help build a protected bike lane in Pentagon City as part of the development of its second headquarters. Advocacy group Sustainable...
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August 13, 2019

Housing Index: July home prices near Amazon HQ2 soar to highest levels in a decade

June tends to be the hottest month to buy a home in Greater Washington. That’s when demand is at its...
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August 12, 2019

Startup That Teaches Businesses to Sell on Amazon Moves Closer to HQ2

Most people using Amazon won’t browse past the first page of listings for any given search or category. That’s where...
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August 6, 2019

‘World Market’ Closing at Pentagon Row With Big Sale

Cost Plus World Market (1301 S. Joyce Street) in Pentagon Row is closing, so if you need imported beer, woven baskets,...
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August 6, 2019

Inside Amazon’s Plans to Add a New Daycare Facility to HQ2

As Amazon continues to hire for its HQ2, the company is also working through plans to include a new daycare facility inside...
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August 5, 2019

County Data Indicates Scooter Crashes, Injuries on the Rise

Scooter riders have reported an increasing number of crashes since the county agreed to test the devices last year. New data from...
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August 2, 2019

Confusion After Pentagon City Bus Stop Removed For Amazon Construction

Metro removed a bus stop, citing Amazon’s planned HQ2 construction, but it’s not clear whether the transit agency told riders first....
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August 1, 2019

In Amazon’s shadow, DoubleTree Hotel in Crystal City may be redeveloped

The owner of the DoubleTree by Hilton in Crystal City is gearing up for a play to capitalize on the...
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July 30, 2019

Amazon’s HQ2 could generate millions for Arlington’s affordable housing efforts. Here’s how.

Amazon.com Inc.'s planned Metropolitan Park towers, totaling 2.08 million square feet of office and 67,000 square feet of retail, would exceed the density...
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July 23, 2019

Metro announces customer experience improvements coming to six Blue & Yellow line stations

The upgrades are included as part of the Summer 2019 Platform Improvement Project Metro today announced several customer experience improvements...
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July 23, 2019

Metro Reasons: JBG Smith wants to build a new Crystal City station entrance

A plan submitted by developer JBG Smith to Arlington County could see the company put in charge of building the...
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July 23, 2019

Officials Warn of Foodborne Illness Outbreak in Arlington and N. Va.

Arlington and Northern Virginia are experiencing a possible outbreak of cases from a particular foodborne illness. Dozens people in the...
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July 22, 2019

JBG Smith proposes 1,000-unit RiverHouse expansion

JBG Smith Properties is proposing to add roughly 1,000 units to its RiverHouse apartment complex in Pentagon City as the...
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July 19, 2019

Amazon’s HQ2 towers will be the same number of floors as their neighbor, but be 60 feet taller

Amazon.com Inc.’s planned pair of office towers at Metropolitan Park will have the same number of floors as the residential building next...
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July 19, 2019

Livability Framework

Recognizing that the pace of development in the 22202 area is expected to surge from mid-2019 onward, and that recent...
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