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Arlington To Welcome Baltimore Mexican Restaurant Banditos Bar & Kitchen

Baltimore Mexican restaurant Banditos Bar & Kitchen is expanding to Greater Washington. The bar and restaurant, which has a location in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood and another on the way in White Marsh, will open in Arlington. Owner Sean White said he has signed a lease for space in Arlington’s Pentagon Row shopping center, which recently rebranded as “Westpost at National Landing.” Continue reading “Arlington To Welcome Baltimore Mexican Restaurant Banditos Bar & Kitchen”

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Nature-Infused Double Helix Tower To Be Included In Amazon’s PenPlace

Amazon construction plans in Arlington, Virginia, made public Tuesday include a 350-foot-tall corkscrew tower with a nature trail on the outside that follows the building’s curves as it reaches toward the sky. The PenPlace project aims to create a community uniting people and nature within an 18-hour district, according to John Schoettler, Amazon’s vice president of real estate and facilities. Continue reading “Nature-Infused Double Helix Tower To Be Included In Amazon’s PenPlace”

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New Condos Could Be Developed At Crystal City’s Former Americana Hotel Site

Developer JBG Smith has acquired the former Americana Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, after its closure earlier this month ending nearly six decades in business, and may redevelop the site as apartments or condos. The Americana Hotel site, prominently overlooking Richmond Highway, is directly across the street from Amazon’s HQ2 buildings in National Landing. Continue reading “New Condos Could Be Developed At Crystal City’s Former Americana Hotel Site”

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Metropolitan Park In Arlington County To See Expansion

Metropolitan Park of Pentagon City in Arlington County, Virginia, will soon be transformed as the area prepares to welcome Amazon’s forthcoming HQ2 campus. The Arlington County Board unanimously voted to approve a park master plan and design guidelines for the 2.47-acre public park on Saturday night. Metropolitan Park’s renovations are part of Amazon’s community benefits package and will be a $14 million project. Continue reading “Metropolitan Park In Arlington County To See Expansion”

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Arlington Welcomes New Target Store At Ballston

Target will open its Ballston, Virginia, location on August 16. This is its 10th-smaller, urban-format store in the D.C. area. The 41,000-square-foot Target, on the ground floor of The 491-unit Waycroft apartment building, is at 740 N. Glebe Road. Urban-format Target stores cater to inventory specifically to the neighborhoods in which they open. Most of them open in dense urban areas and near college campuses. Continue reading “Arlington Welcomes New Target Store At Ballston”

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Volunteers Come Together In Arlington To Meet Food Insecurity Challenge

There were eight vegetable bagging work stations located more than six feet apart in the Rock Spring United Church of Christ Carpenter Room on Monday morning. 1,025 pounds of vegetables have been bagged by volunteers since June 1 to meet the food insecurity challenge produced by the coronavirus pandemic. Donors drop off bags of kale and collards and radishes, supplemented by green beans, peppers, zucchini, and cucumbers as the season changes. Continue reading “Volunteers Come Together In Arlington To Meet Food Insecurity Challenge”

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Twin Sisters In Arlington To Celebrate Virtual Graduation

Twins Emily and Sarah Roberts are twin sisters that go to Yorktown High School In Arlington. It was their final year at the school and they looked forward to the traditional graduation ceremony which got canceled due to coronavirus pandemic. Emily and Sarah say they were still hoping for in-person graduation even after the rest of the school year at Yorktown High School had been canceled. Emily says that they kept hoping as Yorktown sent a couple of messages out, but never really said graduation was canceled. Continue reading “Twin Sisters In Arlington To Celebrate Virtual Graduation”

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Small Businesses To Get Coronavirus Relief Grants In Arlington County

A grant program for small businesses in the county that has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak has been approved by Arlington County, Virginia. A limited number of grants of up to $10,000 are available when the application process begins next month. The $674,000 being used to fund the GRANT (Giving Resiliency Assets Near Term) Program is being reallocated from existing Arlington Economic Development grant funds in the fiscal 2020 budget. Continue reading “Small Businesses To Get Coronavirus Relief Grants In Arlington County”

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Community Values Reflected At Heritage Festival In Arlington

“Feel the Heritage Festival” was held on Feb. 29 at the Charles Drew Community Center and Arlington appeared in full community bloom in this pre-spring, pre-virus event. This was the 28th year for the annual festival. It celebrates Arlington’s African American history and culture. According to one of the festival managers, crowds exceeded expectations. Continue reading “Community Values Reflected At Heritage Festival In Arlington”

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