Local Commentary

Local Commentary

Our Man in Arlington

Our local stewards of transport continue to muster willpower in nudging Arlingtonians toward a car-free diet. “The simplicity of living car-free,” boast the map/brochures and Metro ads offering “stress-free” greener options from the county’s Environmental Services Department. “There are countless car-free trips you can take in Arlington.” Next month brings […]

Local Commentary

A Penny for Your Thoughts

The purple can for glass recycling is here – in the parking lot of the Mason District Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike in Annandale. Purists might argue whether the color is purple, magenta, orchid, or some other hue, but it’s bright enough to attract attention, and certainly can’t be confused […]

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Our Man in Arlington

Building on last week’s 50th anniversary look back at the moon landing, those of a certain generation will mark what in their heads may be an even bigger milestone: The Woodstock rock festival, half a century on. I offer recollections on Arlington’s contribution to that history-making crowd of 400,000 hippies […]