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Arlington Weekend Fun: May 27-June 5

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Events in Arlington Co., Va.

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Burke: Robinson Boys' Lax Earns State Tournament Berth

Rams pull away from Yorktown in second quarter.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team beat Yorktown in the region quarterfinals.

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Arlington Snapshot: Support Red Nose Day

Members of the Arlington Woman's Club showed off their Red Noses at their Shred Event last week in support of Red Nose Day, May 26, that helps underserved children with both school supplies and food, in the U.S. and overseas. Visit RedNoseDay.org.

Arlington Arts Center Selects New Executive Director

Holly Koons McCullough has been named the new executive director of the Arlington Arts Center (AAC). She brings more than 20 years of curatorial and administrative experience in the visual arts to AAC.

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Arlington: Foster Parents Celebrated at Gala Dinner

Foster parents were hesitant at first, now committed.

One of the attendees asked an honoree at the May 16 gala dinner for foster parents how long she and her husband had been foster parents.

Philippine Oriental Market: Food Lover’s Dream

A profile of Chef Evelyn Bunoan.

Most people drive by the Philippine Oriental Market on Lee Highway in Arlington and don’t recognize it as the go-to place for the local Filipino community. Why?

Arlington Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 264 Arlington homes sold between $2,391,430-$120,000.

Arlington Home Sales: April, 2016

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Robinson Boys' Lax to Host Yorktown with State Berth at Stake

Rams star Daniel still bothered by 2015 home loss to Patriots.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team will host Yorktown at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the 6A North region quarterfinals.

Arlington: Building Better Businesses

County Board candidates talk commerce in local debate.

The core differences between the Democrats, and even the independent running for County Board, are slim. So when the three candidates met the evening of May 16 for a debate, the conversation centered around differing approaches to the same issues affecting the county.

Arlington: Gearing Up for Bike to Work Day

Local cyclists share tips for new riders.

On May 20, expect to see more Arlington commuters leaving the cars in the garage. Annual “Bike to Work” day encourages commuters to try out a car-free lifestyle, and some of the local experts are ready with tips for new riders.

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Arlington: Children's Chorus Performs 'El Sombrero Magico'

Little noticed in the bustling arts scene in the Washington area is a chorus of Arlington Spanish-speaking children who sing and cavort on stage.

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Arlington: Task Force Votes To Keep Fire Station 8 at Current Site

Questions continue about how to improve response times.

Attendees at the penultimate meeting on Fire Station 8 shook their heads.

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Arlington: Schools To Dip Into Reserves

School Board sacrifices future budgets to avoid cuts in 2017.

The good news is that the Arlington School Board approved a budget without cutting any of the proposed programs from the $582 million budget the School Board sent to the County Board.

Arlington: Responding to Metro Delays and Closures

Arlington leadership and ridership look at upcoming Metro changes.

From elected officials to Metro riders just passing through, this has been the response to the long-awaited plan to fix the Washington Metro.

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Arlington: Fashion Center Expands with Shake Shack

Rachad Alaour, general manager, cuts the wide green ribbon on Wednesday, May 4 for the opening of Shake Shack at Pentagon City. Laurie Van Dalen (left), general manager for Fashion Center, says they began the expansion of Fashion Center 20 months ago and Shake Shack is the first of five businesses to open in this new space. Megan Purtell, assistant general manager, is at far left.

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