Arlington Bike To Work Day 2018

Friday, May 18, is officially Bike to Work Day in the Metro DC area. BikeArlington (a division of Arlington County Commuter Services) and many other organizations join together to encourage commuters across Arlington, Alexandria, Washington, D.C. and Maryland to use a different kind of transportation. BikeArlington’s website states: “BikeArlington invites you to join thousands of area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a fun, healthy, and sustainable way to get to work! Meet up… Read More

What “Walkability” Means In Arlington

*Update: View Arlington’s Walk Score, Transit Score and Bike score by clicking HERE* Two Liberty Center (4075 Wilson Blvd), located across from Ballston Quarter, 4040 Wilson Blvd. and The View Luxury Apartments, has one of the best “Walk Scores” around at 94. A variety of fast casual, white table cloth and quick serve restaurants, as well as hotels and retail shops, make Ballston one of the best neighborhoods to live and work… Read More

Here’s Your Arlington NOVA Restaurant Week 2018 List

The 2018 Northern Virginia Restaurant Week, taking place March 19-26, will feature many delicious establishments in Arlington. Here is the full, official list of participating Arlington restaurants: Heavy Seas Alehouse Arlington Ambar Belgrade BABA Bistro 360 Wine Bar, Market & Restaurant Gaijin Ramen Shop Grand Cru Wine Bar and Restaurant Jaleo La Côte d’Or Cafe Mejana Lebanese Restaurant O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub Oz Restaurant and Bar Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company Sushi-Zen The… Read More

Claredon Day

Clarendon Day takes place this Saturday, September 23 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. The event’s official website describes Clarendon Day as “one of Arlington’s best loved and most diverse street festival, with several music stages, a large Kid’s Area, Arts and Crafts vendors, Business and Nonprofit Exhibitors from Clarendon and the region, plenty of great food from local and regional restaurants, Craft beers and Virginia wines, and more. If the weather is… Read More

The Cherry Blossom Festival: Around D.C. and Arlington

The National Cherry Blossom Festival has started in Washington, D.C. From now until April 17, you will be able to see the beautiful trees all over D.C. as well as surrounding areas like Arlington, Virginia. While many residents and visitors are familiar with the Cherry blossoms of D.C., not everyone is aware of their local origin. In fact, the Cherry blossom was a gift from Japan, circa 1912. The United States received… Read More

Arlington Thrive’s Bingo Happy Hour

Arlington Thrive is a non-profit organization “that provides same-day, emergency financial assistance to County residents who experience sudden financial crisis such as temporary unemployment or illness. Most clients are the working poor, elderly and disabled people on a fixed income, and the homeless and formerly homeless who need Arlington Thrive’s funds as a ‘safety net’ until they are able to get back on firmer financial footing.”(1) Raising awareness and funds is key… Read More