The Interesting Story Behind The Arlington Name:

Arlington County recently published a news release titled “100 Years Ago: Call to Rename Alexandria County ‘Arlington’.” It’s an interesting story of how Arlington came to be:

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH)

The Shooshan Company likes to highlight local organizations working to make Arlington, and the world, a better place. One such organization is the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH). APAH is a nonprofit focused on increasing the number of committed affordable apartments in the DC Metro area for our low-income neighbors. Their mission states:

On The Rise – Walkable Cities Like Arlington, a website detailing neighborhoods and cities, recently published an article on “Why building walkable cities is the key to economic success.” In the article, the author references a new report from Foot Traffic Ahead on the impact of walkable urbanism on U.S. real estate, and that “…On nearly every metric, walkable developments perform better for their citizens, especially economically… On nearly every level, the analysis shows the benefits of denser, human-scale… Read More

Arlington Connection Newspaper Lists Weekly Events

There's no shortage,

The Arlington Connection newspaper, part of Local Media Connection, LLC which publishes 15 weekly newspapers (14 in Northern Virginia and 1 in Potomac, Maryland), keeps a running list of weekly and monthly events. This week’s featured: