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Arlington government set to acquire Columbia Pike parcel

They’re paying more than the going rate, perhaps, but Arlington officials are banking that a nearly full acre soon to be acquired on Columbia Pike will pay big dividends down the road. County Board members on Feb. 12 are slated...

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...

Columbia Pike photo exhibition now on view in Richmond

The Library of Virginia currently is hosting “Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community,” a photographic exhibition developed by the Columbia Pike Documentary Project. Starting in 2007, a group of photographers began documenting the multi-cultural nature of the Pike. The...

Celebration to mark rebirth of Columbia Pike library

Arlington officials will celebrate a library milestone today with the reopening of a renovated Columbia Pike Library. The event is slated for Thursday, July 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the library, located adjacent to the Arlington Career Center...

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...

Arlington board brings back Columbia Pike zoning tool

Who says there’s no such thing as reincarnation? Even though they wondered aloud if it ever would be used, Arlington County Board members on March 23 brought back from the recently deceased a zoning tool giving the owners of two...

Editor’s Notebook: Paved with good intentions on the Pike

Another one from the history file, this one going back 80 years ago this week to the end of March, 1941. It’s a transportation item: Work is set to start on widening Columbia Pike from Route 1 to the Fairfax...

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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Makeover brings convenience store to gas station in Tysons

A Tysons service station damaged by a small tornado March 31 now will be getting a spruced up exterior...
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