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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

All the Arlington News You Care About - 5/7

Strange Art, Stranger People - A festival in Crystal City showcases the peculiar

Going to Town with Wifi

Rosslyn Towers Could Drawf D.C.

The DC Traveler features What's Up Arlington it is Carnival of Cities.

Nancy Lewis (Washington Post) included some Arlington restaurants in this review of good eats in Arlington and Alexandria. Read more.

Websites; Drinks; Donaldson Run
Exclusive: “Soft Launch” of Fit Arlington Web Site. - Buckhingham Herald Triblog

The Sun Gazette quoted County Board member Jay Fisette applauding the Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ for conducting same-sex wedding ceremonies. “Good for them,” Fisette said of the decision. “The church has a history of being a vanguard of human rights and civil-rights issues,” Fisette said. “Hopefully they are the first of many churches who will follow their example.” Read more.

Kirstin Downey (Washington Post) wrote a cover story for today’s Alexandra-Arlington Extra on the Board’s recent action on Potomac Yard. Subhead: “a huge project receives key county approval, but not without concerns about traffic and objections to the kind of housing that will be built.” She quoted County Board Chairman Paul Ferguson, Vice Chair Walter Tejada and Members Barbara Favola and Chris Zimmerman. Read more.

Mark Berman (Washington Post) wrote in today’s Extra about iRide, the County’s initiative to make public transportation “cool” – or at least attractive – to teens. Berman quoted Board Member Chris Zimmerman and former School Board Member Mary Hynes. Pictured here is DES’s Bobbi Greenberg. Read more.

Michael O’Sullivan (Washington Post) praised “Artomatic” in Crystal City in a Weekend section article up on the website today. Read more.

Maria Hegstad (DC Examiner) writes that the board is considering Central Place, a key development in Rosslyn, at Saturday’s meeting. Read more.

The Sun Gazette gave a plug today for the upcoming “Taste of Arlington” at Ballston. Read more.

Jolene Munch (DC Examiner) gave a thumbs up to Kathie Lee Gifford’s musical “Saving Aimee” at Signature Theatre. Read more.


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