The State of NoVa: Arlington


Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 04/04/2013

USS Arlington to be commissioned Saturday

The troop transport dock honors Sept. 11 victims and first responders.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  USS Arlington, Arlington, Va., Sept. 11 attacks

Posted at 05:12 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington top the rankings as three healthiest counties in Virginia

New national study considers many health factors, finds NoVa healthiest.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:12 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County | Tags:  Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Arlington County, Virginia Department of Health, health rankings

Posted at 05:09 AM ET, 03/06/2013

VIDEO: Is the realtor going through my stuff? In Arlington, signs point to yes

Stephen Brumme accused of stealing women’s undergarments

By Tom Jackman  |  05:09 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Crime | Tags:  William Brumme, Arlington, Va.

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Food trucks in Arlington, and common sense, prevail on parking restrictions

One hour limit for trucks is discarded by prosecutors, new law coming

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Courts | Tags:  Seoul Food D.C., Arlington, Va., food trucks, Theo Stamos, Institute for Justice

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Video: Remy brings us ‘I Saw Daddy Pat Down Santa Claus (A Very TSA Christmas Song)’

Arlington comedian takes on airport security at Christmas again

By Tom Jackman  |  01:14 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Remy Munasifi, Transportation Security Administration, TSA, Santa Claus, Arlington Va.

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Arlington treasurer refuses to eat at deadbeat restaurants and says you should too

Frank O’Leary is going after those who collect but don’t pay meals tax

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Crime | Tags:  Frank O'Leary, Arlington, meals tax, Roberto Donna

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Arlington’s Martha Ann Miller, 101, publishes her autobiography, just as she said she would

When she turned 100, she said it was coming. Here it is.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martha Ann Miller, Arlington, Stratford Junior High School, H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, The First Century and Not Ready for the Rocking Chair Yet

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Rain, erosion from Sandy did not harm NoVa water

Utilities were ready for heavy rain and erosion

By Donna Peterson  |  01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County | Tags:  Potomac River, Northern Virginia water, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Arlington’s approach to streetcars, Artisphere, murals shine light on county’s management style

County’s support for streetcars and the arts is attracting closer looks.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Government | Tags:  Arlington County, Columbia Pike streetcar, Artisphere, Wag More Dogs, Libby Garvey

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Braco brings his healing gaze to Arlington

The Croatian man makes no promises, many say he healed them.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:56 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Braco, Arlington, healing

Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Arlington’s Wag More Dogs mural is no more

Courts ruled the painting in Arlington was an advertisement, and the county said it was too big.

By Tom Jackman  |  08:18 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Courts | Tags:  Wag More Dogs, Arlington, Shirlington, Institute for Justice

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Arlington, Falls Church receive funds to prevent stormwater runoff to Chesapeake Bay

Grants will help homes, businesses control stormwater runoff

By Donna Peterson  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Falls Church | Tags:  Arlington County, Falls Church, Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, Chesapeake Bay, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, stormwater runoff

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The rich State of NoVa: Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington top wealthiest counties list (with P.Wm., Alex. rising)

And both Prince William and Alexandria saw big jumps in 2011.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Alexandria

Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Landmark Bob Peck Chevrolet diamonds, facade reappear on new glass tower in Arlington

A car dealership was demolished in 2006, but the new building that took its place pays its respects.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:31 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Development | Tags:  Bob Peck Chevrolet, Arlington, Ballston, Glebe Road

Posted at 01:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Alexandria, Arlington rated among worst drivers in U.S. in Allstate study (D.C. was tops)

Allstate analyzed the number of collision claims per capita, but their list is almost certainly flawed.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Arlington County, Traffic | Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Allstate best drivers survey

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 08/30/2012

VIDEO: Arlington robbers spook themselves, run away from 7-Eleven holdup

Before this 7-Eleven robbery could get started, a firecracker scared the gunman into fleeing.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:11 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Crime | Tags:  Arlington County, attempted robbery

Posted at 05:09 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Arlington seniors unleash flash mob at county fair

VIDEO | Led by Ms. Senior Virginia 2012, seniors bust a move to the Black Eyed Peas at the Arlington County Fair.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:09 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington County, Arlington County fair, senior citizens, flash mob, Kathy Fanelli

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Arlington County taking lead in curbing runoff to Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay

The county is the first in NoVa to submit proposals to the EPA, but Fairfax is close behind.

By Donna Peterson  |  02:08 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Fairfax County | Tags:  Chesapeake Bay, Arlington County, Potomac River, pollution, runoff

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Fairfax joins Arlington, approves streetcar in Baileys Crossroads

A short, uncontroversial segment will start in Skyline, run through Baileys Crossroads and connect with Columbia Pike.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Arlington County | Tags:  Fairfax County streetcar, Arlington County streetcar, Bailey's Crossroads

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Arlington trolley project facing serious pushback

Many think articulated buses would be the better option for Columbia Pike.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Development | Tags:  Arlington County, streetcars, trolleys

Posted at 06:10 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Arlington’ captures grief of fallen soldier’s mother

A new song and video by Lisa Nemzo honor the journey of Teresa Arciola, and all families of the fallen.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:10 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Music | Tags:  Arlington the Film, Teresa Arciola, Pfc. Michael A. Arciola, Lisa Nemzo, Artie Colatrella, post-traumatic stress disorder

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Housing costs trouble many Arlingtonians

The biggest problem facing Arlingtonians, by many measures, is the cost of housing.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, Northern Virginia, housing

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Arlington gets its own glossy magazine

In an age where print publications would seem to be declining, Greg Hamilton and Steve Hull launch the bimonthly Arlington Magazine and bet that people still like to curl up with a good magazine.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Media | Tags:  Arlington Magazine, Virginia

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Arlington’s 18-foot topless mermaid can be yours for $3,000

An 18-foot wooden mermaid was a landmark of sorts in the Arlington front yard of Paul and Nancy Jackson. Now, the remainder of a 100-year-old white ash tree is for sale.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:44 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington mermaid, Virginia

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Arlington has 2nd highest average wages in U.S.

The average job in Arlington pays $102,373, new labor statistics show. Fairfax County is ranked 10th in the country, and Alexandria is 11th.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington wages, Virginia

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Eastwood, DiCaprio film at North Arlington home

By Tom Jackman  |  12:20 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington