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MS Is BS Blues Fest

The 2nd annual MS Is BS Blues Fest got underway Saturday afternoon, Aug. 9, in South Arlington.

Flourishing After 55 (8/13/2014)

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for Aug. 24-30.

Innovation Installation

The Ballston Business Improvement District unveiled “Beachfront Potential” and “Missed Connections,” on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Room for All

Local builders redesign a home with a wheelchair-bound boy in mind.

When the owners of an Arlington home approached Russ Glickman, founder of Glickman Design Build, for a home renovation, they had one primary goal in mind: making the home accessible for their elementary school-aged son, who is confined to a wheelchair, while ensuring the renovations were consistent with the home’s existing aesthetic.

In His Uncle’s Memory

Arlington resident joins in Johns Hopkins Ride to Conquer Cancer.

As part of the Capital Region’s first ever Ride to Conquer Cancer, Guckenberg will be cycling 150 miles throughout the D.C. metropolitan area’s countryside Sept. 13-14.

Boeing Backpack Drive Returns

The back lobby at Boeing in Rosslyn was humming with activity as employees filled 875 elementary school backpacks on Friday morning, Aug. 8.

W-L Football Poised To Defend District Title

Generals return RB Harris, strong offensive line.

Shortly after the Washington-Lee football team defeated Yorktown in the 2013 regular-season finale, securing the Generals’ first district title in nearly four decades, head coach Josh Shapiro said members of the W-L program weren’t the only ones enjoying the accomplishment.

Tease photo

WGCC Lightning Swimmers Win League Championship

The WGCC Lightning swimmers have just completed one of the most successful seasons in the team's history.

Double Honors

Leadership Arlington President & CEO Betsy Frantz has been recognized with two major awards for her work at the organization and in the community.

‘An Evening With Danny Kaye’

Brian Childers brings a Hollywood legend to life in this musical.

Actor Brian Childers has been playing Hollywood star Danny Kaye in numerous incarnations for 13 years. He will be returning to The American Century Theater in Arlington for “An Evening with Danny Kaye” from Friday, July 18 through Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Gunston Arts Center, Gunston Theatre 2, Arlington. This show is part of the Robert M. McElwaine Reflections series.

World Cup Fever

Area soccer coaches, players share 2014 World Cup viewing experiences.

Garza is among the local residents who have closely followed the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Swimming

WGCC Remains Undefeated

Last Tuesday night, the undefeated WGCC Lightning swimmers traveled across the river to take on one of their Division A rivals, Congressional Country Club.

Learning Animal Rescue in Kenya

During a recent trip to Kenya, a group of Marymount University students learned firsthand about animal trauma, poaching, and how rewarding it can be to put their compassion into action.

New Chamber President Chosen

Katharine (Kate) Roche has been selected as the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s new president and CEO.

Yorktown Senior Joins Arlington CERT

Pierce Jennings, a Yorktown High School Senior, has become the first teen active duty member of the Arlington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

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