Our bi-weekly roundup of all the news and notes from Around Arlington
On the last episode of 2014, we swear in the newest County Board member, Arlington leadership meets with the public to discuss the 2016 fiscal year budget, We celebrate this year’s winners of the James B. Hunter Human Rights Award, and let you know how to recycle those Christmas trees.
How Arlington County used Design Thinking Principals to redesign community services.
On this episode, we get you ready for winter weather! Arlington is committed to plowing not only streets, but bike trails. Also, Board Chair Jay Fisette announced the cancellation of the Streetcar project, the Arlington Food Assistance Center is asking for your help this holiday season, more young adults are starting businesses here and more leaves are falling and collection continues!
In this episode, we’ll tell you about a new app that will help you around Arlington National Cemetery, when you can expect leaf collection to begin in your neighborhood and how to borrow gardening tools from the library. Also, nominations are being accepted for a major award in our community, and the police department wants to meet with the community to discuss what’s important to you.
Over 50 years ago community leaders had a vision to redevelop Arlington, VA. At the time they didn’t know that they were starting a trend that would later be known as ‘Smart Growth’. This is the story of how today’s Arlington visionaries want to create a community energy plan that’ll reach into the next 50 years.
On this episode, we remember and pay tribute to those who were lost 13 years ago during the Septemeber 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, invite you to explore and celebrate the Hispanic heritage in Arlington, check out a newly renovated Glencarlyn park, celebrate the opening of the Route 50 and Courthouse road interchange and more.
On this episode, there is a new police chief in town for a day, we explore Arlington’s amazing public art program, Courthouse Square gets one step closer to a major update, Metro’s silver line heads into Arlington, and major improvements to several parks and neighborhoods thanks to the Capital Improvement Plan.
On this episode, we take a look at Tandem NSI’s recent National Security Deal Day at Artisphere, how Arlington has cut costs of new transit stops across the region, a look at Clarendon in the 1970s, and honor those law enforcement who gave their lives to protect our community.