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Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization

Columbia Pike advocacy group takes on new name

Goodbye, “Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization.” Hello, “Columbia Pike Partnership.” The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) used its 35th-anniversary celebration on Oct. 14 to announce its new name, the culmination of a process several years in the making. “We felt it was...

PHOTOS: A delightful time at ‘Paws on the Pike’

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization on Oct. 3, 2021, presented "Paws on the Pike," a celebration of our canine friends and family members. Enjoy these photos from Deb Kolt; click on any photo to start the slide show, and...

Black Heritage Museum on hunt for permanent home

Finding a permanent home for the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington remains a work in progress, but efforts are intensifying. “It’s hard to find space – we’re looking and we have a few prospects,” Scott Taylor, president and director of...

Pet fair coming to Columbia Pike

The Columbia Pike Pet Fair, sponsored by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Centro Arlington, 950 South George Mason Drive. Local shelters will have animals available for adoption,...

Columbia Pike advocacy group moving confidently to future

As the group’s 35th anniversary looms on the horizon this fall, the recent annual meeting of the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) was a chance to take stock of tumultuous times and fly the organization’s flag in the march...

Q&A: Black Heritage Museum ponders its future in evolving era

As it continues its search for a permanent home, the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington has partnered with the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization – CPRO – to use some of the latter’s space for exhibitions. A July 8 ceremony...

Details set for Columbia Pike Blues Festival

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization will be hosting its annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival with both in-person and online options the weekend of June 18-20. Live concerts will be presented on Saturday, June 19 throughout the day at the Fillmore...

Luncheon to tout economic growth on Columbia Pike

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization will host its annual “Pike Progress Luncheon” in an online format on May 20. The event will include a panel of experts discussing the current economic condition of the Pike corridor and mulling what the...

CPRO adds trio of new board members

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) recently added three new board members. Joining the board were Vanessa Aguayo, an area resident with expertise in transportation; Nina Chawla, a commercial-property owner on Columbia Pike; and Diana Nakarmi, co-owner of a mixed...

Outreach effort aims to support businesses on Pike

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) has launched “Boletín,” a new monthly magazine of resources and information specific to businesses serving the corridor’s Spanish-speaking residents. “The Columbia Pike corridor is home to the highest concentration of Hispanic residents in Arlington,...
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