The NAACP was founded in 1909 by a multiracial coalition of Blacks, Jews, and other whites, I’m reminded by Julius “J.D.” Spain Sr., president of the Arlington branch, that over the past year the organization has exploded in visibility.
Author: Charlie Clark
Let us now praise Arlington historians, the few whose enduring works are frequently consulted (by fan boys such as I).
The fate of the 19th-century Febrey-Lothrop House — targeted by homebuilders eying a rare green expanse at Wilson Blvd. and N. McKinley — has spawned a preservation dust-up.
Growing up near Chain Bridge in the Rivercrest neighborhood, I grew accustomed to missing key lines of dialog in TV shows because a noisy airplane roared above the nearby Potomac.
Arlington House, the two-century-old Greek Revival home on the Potomac built in tribute to the father of the country, is the source of our county’s name.
Renamings are unfolding all around us.
‘Tis the season — and the era in history — to pay it forward.
Our county has largely been spared the racial tension and police violence that grabbed this year’s national news.
Great multitudes in Arlington are giving thanks to the “church for people who don’t go to church.”
Thanks to unearthing my mother’s old Nordic Track machine, I’m able to perform morning exercise without venturing out for risky playdates with the tiny Covid monster. The question: do I retain my decade-old membership in my Ballston gym?