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Around Arlington - August 13, 2014

Around Arlington – August 13, 2014

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.

Around Arlington - July 29, 2014

Around Arlington – July 29, 2014

In this episode, we break ground on Virginia’s first right-of-way dedicated to premium surface transit, and see some young girls go to Fire Camp.

Around Arlington - July 8, 2014

Around Arlington – July 8, 2014

In this episode, we celebrate our volunteers and all they do, take a look at two parks now open in the area, see how some kids are making a change and learn what Google was doing in Arlington.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

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Around Arlington – May 06,2014

In this episode, we look at how the county is making one section of Pentagon City safer to travel, an addition of some new Notable trees, a reopening of a local park that is fit for kids and adults, and we honor the women of vision in Arlington.

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.

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Around Arlington – February 24, 2014

On this episode, we’ll look at the future of Rosslyn, and why there is currently so much traffic. Also, the County receives a grant to help bring technology and national security together in Arlington, a local park gets some much needed upgrades, and the new decal for your car has been announced.

ArlingtonVA mobile APP

The new ArlingtonVA mobile APP

Introducing the new ArlingtonVA mobile app that lets you connect with the County in a whole new way. See an issue, then report it on the spot.

Around Arlington: January 27,2014

Around Arlington: January 27,2014

Arlington’s recent celebration of Dr. King’s life, featured music from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir, dance from Lesole’s Dance Project and a presentation by Arlington’s own Joan Mulholland. Plus, we’ll update you on weather, awards and how Arlington commemorated the life of Dr. King.

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.

Christopher B. Leinberger

Christopher B Leinberger on Urban Design: A Panel Discussion

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

Around Arlington - November 19, 2013

Around Arlington – November 19, 2013

Big news from the Arlington County Board this week. We’ll hear all about it straight from the newsmaker himself.

Ribbon Cut

Around Arlington – October 14

Transportation and moving people through or around Arlington is one of the most important issues in our community. This is evident in the recent improvements to Crystal Drive and the installation of three high-speed elevators at the Rosslyn Metro.

Bocce Court

Around Arlington – September 25

We love our parks in this county, and there’s a new one just opened in Ballston. We’ll show you what’s special about this park in a moment, but first let’s get caught up on other news Around Arlington.