The Missing Middle proposal has set off a firestorm of controversy but what I want to focus on right now is whether Missing Middle housing will result in the loss of our precious tree canopy.
Robert E. Lee is a figure to be studied but not memorialized. Put up educational plaques and take down inaccurate positions of honor.
Let’s undo some the damage done by foolishly forcing small streams and creeks into underground conduits. Let’s “re-naturize” Arlington’s small neighborhood waterways.
Most golf courses lose money for governments. That is very true if the course is owned by the government as a public amenity, but also because it’s notoriously difficult to tax golf courses at market rate value because of lobbying by well-connected customers of those golf courses.
February’s general County Board meeting was an active one with over 100 public comments and the vote on the long-planned Pentagon City Sector Plan update. This revision to the neighborhood-wide framework will result in greater density, walkability, and hopefully expanded green space in the neighborhood immediately around the Metro station on the Blue and Yellow […]
With hundreds of Committed Affordable Units gained through the proposed Marbella affordable housing redevelopment, I’m particularly excited about 125 of those units being for senior residents.
This will give our new police oversight board the independence needed to be more effective, and not tied to the same power structures that it is supposed to be investigating under the County Manager.
Mr. Paul Thompson was 41 years old, just a year younger than I am. He had been arrested on a trespassing charge two weeks ago and was awaiting a court hearing before being found in his cell yesterday afternoon.
The COVID crisis exposed a disastrous lack of leadership on the board that’s beenhiding in plain sight for years. They are rubber-stamping each other’s bad ideas, spending big on band-aids instead of investing in smarter long-term solutions, and merely copy-catting ideas from neighboring cities and counties instead of making Arlington the regional leader it shouldbe. […]