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Courthouse Square: 72 Hours in 7.2 Minutes

Courthouse Square: 72 Hours in 7.2 Minutes

Courthouse Square time lapse photography

ACFD training

Around Arlington – April 07, 2014

In this edition of Around Arlington, we take a look at the new Arlington County Fire Training Academy, a new way to count bicyclists on our trails, a fast new fiber optic network coming to Arlington, two exciting author talks, a peek at what the streetcar could mean long term for our area, and more.

Changing Face of Retail

Panel Discussion: The Changing Face of Retail

A panel discussion on the changing face of retail, part of the Roundabouts Speaker Series sponsored by the Arlington County Planning Division.

Quill

Around Arlington – March 10, 2014

In this episode, we honor the 2013 DESIGNArlington awardwinners, learn how kids are teaming up with police to help change our community, see how a new transitway can help with traffic, marvel at new art lighting up Rosslyn, and mourn the loss of a beloved Arlington employee.

Bruce Leonard on the Changing Face of Retail

Bruce Leonard on the Changing Face of Retail

Bruce Leonard of Streetsense discusses the future of retail.

Green Acres

Green Acres

When Arlington Arts Center heard about the County’s Urban Agriculture task force, it decided to mount an exhibit that looked at issues of farming, ecology, and sustainability and turn it into a Community project.

VIctor Dover and Dennis Leach Discuss what makes a great street

Victor Dover and Dennis Leach on Great Streets

Author Victor Dover and Arlington County Transportation Director Dennis Leach discuss What Makes a Great Street?

The Wilsons Learn About Emergency Preparedness

The Wilsons Learn About Emergency Preparedness

The Wilsons learn about emergency preparedness.

Victor Dover at Roundabouts Speaker Series

Victor Dover on Great Street Design

Victor Dover speaks on Great Street Design.

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s New Year’s Day Remarks

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s Organizational Meeting Address

Jay Fisette Swearing-in ceremony

Arlington County Board Vice-Chairman Jay Fisette Swearing-in Ceremony

Swearing-in ceremony for County Board Vice-chair Jay Fisette.

neon sign

Around Arlington: December 18, 2013

On this edition of Around Arlington, we meet Alicia Eggert, an artist who explores our relationship with time, anticipation and motion. Also, the new park at the Clarendon Metro open, Ballston hosts its very own “Shark Tank.” The Arlington Police Department help stop gang violence with soccer, and the winners of the James B Hunter Awards are announced.

2013 Year-End Highlights

2013 Year-End Highlights

This 2013 highlights reel looks at how the County “Moved Forward Together” in the past year.

2013 James B. Hunter Human Rights Awards

2013 James B. Hunter Human Rights Awards

The James B. Hunter Human Rights award ceremony is held annually in Arlington VA.

Christopher B. Leinberger

Christopher B Leinberger on Urban Design: A Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion on Urban Design and Placemaking with Christopher B. Leinberger