School officials tasked with the perpetual jigsaw puzzle of reassigning school zones have stirred new tensions.
Author: Charlie Clark
Growing up white in north Arlington, schoolmates and I were aware of the African-American enclave of Hall’s Hill — sadly, we were scared to venture there for fear of getting beaten up.
Many Arlingtonians view Amazon as a distant online sales giant soon to upset housing and wage markets when it settles in as Crystal City’s anchor tenant.
But the Seattle corporation knows the value of putting a human face on its presence.
Arlington’s “Hippie High,” as the H-B Woodlawn Secondary program is sometimes dubbed, has broken much new ground in its nearly five decades.
If you voted this week, you rightly presumed your ballot was secret. But a century in the future, who knows?
Locals are only joking (I think) when they speak of renaming Arlington as “Amazon County.”
Our sainted parish is revving up to mark the 100th anniversary of its renaming, from Alexandria County to Arlington County in March 1920.
My personal contribution to what will be months of commemoration of that action by the state General Assembly rolled out this week.
Perusing her just-published suspense paperback, I noticed the slew of Arlington locations in the latest from novelist Siri Mitchell.
A century ago, our suburb was cultivated by many as a rural retreat from the bustling capital city.
When I wade into our county’s cutthroat retail arena, I lean toward the non-chain stores, particularly those that aren’t gimmicky or trendy.