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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.

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.

water main break

Water Main Breaks

Water main breaks are unavoidable and unpredictable. In the winter months with extreme temperature fluctuations, breaks and leaks are common. eport ALL water emergencies and possible main breaks to Arlington County’s 24 hour emergency hotline.

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

LED

LED Streetlight Program

Looking for ways to save on your electricity bill? So is Arlington County. That’s why we rolled out the LED Streetlight program in 2010. The results have been outstanding with a nearly 75 percent reduction in energy use for the lights already replaced,saving approximately $300,000.

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.

Charles S. Clark on the American Nazi Party in Arlington

Swastikas on Wilson – A History of George Lincoln Rockwell’s Nazi Party in Arlington

Journalist and historian Charles S. Clark speaks about George Lincoln Rockwell and his American Nazi Party when their headquarters were housed in Arlington VA.

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

Christopher B. Leinberger speaking

Christopher B. Leinberger on Urban Design

Christopher B. Leinberger speaks on “The Urbanization of the Suburbs: Why Arlington is the National Model and Where Do We Go Next?”.