The County Board today approved an agreement to transfer construction of the Lynn Street Esplanade Project to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The Lynn Street Esplanade Project will bring pedestrian and bicycle safety, as well as traffic management improvements on North Lynn Street in Rosslyn.
Arts & Culture News
The new full-color booklet, “Echoes of Little Saigon: Vietnamese Immigration and the Changing Face of Arlington” — a collaboration led by the County’s Cultural Affairs Division working with the Historic Preservation Program and Arlington Public Library’s Center for Local History — will be introduced at an annual traditional event for the Vietnamese community: the Trung Thu Children’s Festival.
It is an Arlington County tradition — the Arlington County Fair. Join us for great food, great rides and great fun.
A pop-up plaza provides a glimpse of what is possible at Courthouse Square.
The Arlington County Board approved grants to 39 local arts organizations, and approved the Arlington Art Truck, a mobile artist-in-residence studio.
Katherine E. Young has been selected the first Poet Laureate of Arlington County, to be installed at a brief ceremony during the County Board Meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.
Just in time for National Poetry Month, submissions are now being accepted from those who wish to become the first-ever Poet Laureate of Arlington.
The rich cultural history of Arlington’s “Little Saigon” community will be told through a new guide produced with a $9,000 grant from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Five photographers’ works will be exhibited in Arlington Mill Community Center.
A matching state grant will help create a revised and expanded edition of the popular booklet “African American History in Arlington, Virginia: A Guide to the Historic Sites of a Long and Proud Heritage.”