Arlington County Asks For New Logo Submissions

As Arlington County states: In 2020, the County Board approved a process to replace the current County logo and seal, which depict Arlington House…From February 12 to March 12, 2021 community members submitted more than 250 ideas for Arlington County’s new logo, which a volunteer Logo Review Panel reviewed and further developed with a consultant. Residents were invited to share feedback on the top five initial concepts between April 23 and May 26.”

Ballston Bands & Brews on the Boulevard

This past July, Ballston had its inaugural Bands and Brews on the Boulevard – an all-day, music festival featuring a 200’ Street Pub and performances by six bands on the concert stage…

Arlington Ranked “Fittest City” In America For Fourth Consecutive Year

The 2021 Fitness Index from the ACSM ranked Arlington, VA as the “Fittest City In America.” As their website states, “The ACSM American Fitness Index, a ranking of America’s 100 largest cities, celebrates healthy, active lifestyles. Cities with the highest scores are considered to have strong community fitness, a concept analogous to individuals having strong personal fitness.”

The History of the Ballston Metro Station

At 1000 N. Glebe Road, pieces of the original “Blue Goose” building were salvaged to create markers with information about Arlington to surround the new building. One of these markers gives a brief history of the Ballston Metro station and how it came to be: