73.7 F
Tysons
Friday, October 7, 2022

Crystal City

Proposal advances to connect Crystal City to Reagan National

Consider it another step forward for the proposal to connect pedestrians and bicyclists between Crystal City and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Arlington County government has identified as its preferred alignment a bridge stretching from the planned relocated Virginia...

Meetings to focus on Route 1 changes in Crystal City

Two upcoming online forums will look at Virginia Department of Transportation proposals for U.S. Route 1 through the Crystal City corridor. On June 15 at 7 p.m., the Livability 22202 Route 1 Working Group and VDOT proposals will be presented...

Historic-affairs panel backs different name for new park

Veteran civic activist Bernie Berne used his silver oratory and powers of persuasion to convince members of the county government’s Historic Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB) to buck other groups and support a different name for a new...

Letter: Arlington leadership ignores residents of 22202

Editor: As a long-time resident of the 22202 ZIP code, quite newly involved in civic engagement, I am shocked that after hearing seven hours of residents simply asking for a pause over consideration of development in Crystal City, the...

Editor’s Notebook: Turn those tassels, people!

Nope, the headline is not talking about a team-building session in the strip-club industry. Rather, it's college-commencement time. This morning brings the first of a number of ceremonies for graduates at Marymount University. Sunday gives us Northern Virginia Community College...

Online forum set on Crystal City roadway proposal

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold an online public-information meeting Thursday, April 28 as it continues a feasibility study on transportation options for Route 1 between 12th Street South and 23rd Street South in Arlington. Recommendations from the...

Co. Board vote kills off Crystal City trees

It ain’t easy being green, particularly if you’re an urban tree. And for a handful-and-a-half of them in the vicinity of the Crystal City Water Park marked for destruction, there was no last-minute stay of execution from Arlington County...

Artist selected for Crystal City mural

The National Landing Business Improvement District (BID) on Oct. 12 named District of Columbia artist Lisa Marie Thalhammer as the winner of its public-art design challenge to create a reimagined wall mural in the Crystal City Metro Plaza. The initiative...

Input sought on Crystal City transportation plan

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public input on the draft report for the first phase of study of potential multimodal improvements on U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) between 12th Street South and 23rd Street South in...

Long odyssey of aquatic center about to enter new era

Just shy of 17 years after voters approved the project, the first patrons are slated to take to the Long Bridge Park aquatics center and fitness facility. And to borrow from Beatles lyrics, it has been something in between a...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

‘Old School’ column: The deluge!

Yes, I know this has been a banner year for that wet stuff falling from the sky, but the...
- Advertisement -