Arlington Memorial Bridge To Receive Repairs

The Washington Post writes, “In a rare bit of good news for the Washington region’s aging transportation infrastructure, the National Park Service announced Friday that it had approved a $227 million project to repair and rehabilitate Arlington Memorial Bridge, a major commuter artery traveled by 68,000 vehicles a day.” The Arlington Memorial Bridge is over 85 years old and has been in need of repair for a while. With the new funds, repair… Read More

Holiday Cheer On Tap!

Ballston BID, The Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston are joining together to offer “Holiday Cheer on Tap!” This will be the 6th year in a row for the event. According to the website, “You’ll enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with fellow local business leaders, all included with your registration.” The Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston is located 0.3 miles from the Orange and Silver lines Ballston… Read More

Ballston BID “Connect” App Review

The Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) was formed to “make Ballston a foremost business, cultural and entertainment destination.” As a result, they offer many tools for those living and working in the neighborhood (see the interactive directory) which includes the “Ballston Connect” app for both Apple and Android. The app offers Ballston residents, as well as those who work in the city, a way see what’s going on with: An Activity Feed… Read More

Ballston: 2014 vs. 2020

With the Arlington Connection’s recently published an article on the future of Ballston, “Ballston 2020: A look at the redevelopment plans across the west end of Arlington’s Metro corridor,” we thought it would be interesting to see where Ballston was 3 years ago in 2014 via another article from The Washington Post: “Where We Live: In Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood, variety is a fact of life.” Ballston has been growing steadily, but even in 2014, everything… Read More

At Look At Ballston Development Projects

The Arlington Connection newspaper recently published an article titled, “Ballston 2020: A look at the redevelopment plans across the west end of Arlington’s Metro corridor.” The article, by Vernon Miles, does a great job at laying out current projects across the area including: 1000 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22201: Marymount University Development 4230 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203: Metro Plaza 4201 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203: Central United Methodist Church Redevelopment 4000… Read More