2016-2017 Arlington Newcomers & Community Guide

Published August 29, 2016

The Arlington Connection has just published their 2016-2017 Newcomers and Community Guide. This is a popular annual issue produced by The Connection Newspapers for all 15 of their northern Virginia and Maryland markets.

“Here in our Newcomers and Community Guide, we’ve included an updated version of our award-winning Insider’s Guide to the Parks, plus details of how to vote in the upcoming elections, information on local government, nonprofits and business organizations, plus tips and tidbits from the community.” – Mary Kimm, Editor & Publisher

Arlington Connection 2016-2017 Newcomers and Community Guide

By clicking the newspaper cover above, you can read the stories in the digital edition of the paper which include:

  • “An Arlington Abecedary … for Newcomers”
  • “A Tour of Arlington’s Future”
  • “Exploring Local History”
  • “Entertainment Calendar”
  • “Never Too Old To Compete”
  • “How to Vote”
  • “Getting To Know …”

The Shooshan Company also receives a mention in A Tour of Arlington’s Future:

“…Robert Duffy, Arlington County planning director, said the development is also bringing in new projects to the area, like a 121,000-square-foot residential development at 750 North Glebe Road. A few blocks away, the Shooshan Company is redeveloping 4040 Wilson Boulevard, formerly home to the Blue Goose, to allow Marymount University to expand. ‘There’s a great deal of redevelopment coming within the Ballston Area,’ said Duffy. The mall redevelopment is expected to take place throughout 2017 to be opened in 2018…” – Vernon Miles, Reporter

In addition to Arlington, you may also find Newcomers & Community Guides on their website for

  • Alexandria
  • Burke
  • Chantilly
  • Centreville
  • Fairfax City
  • Fairfax Station/Clifton/Lorton
  • Great Falls
  • McLean
  • Mount Vernon
  • Oak Hill/Herndon
  • Reston
  • Springfield
  • Vienna/Oakton
  • Potomac, Maryland


2016-2017 Newcomers & Community Guide. (2016). Arlington Connection. Source: http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2016/082316%20NC/Arlington%20NC.pdf