The focus of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s forum was refreshingly on small business issues and economic development, which I was prepared for with concrete solutions to our problems
Date: Monday, August 1st. Time: Evening, around 7:30pm after the sun had set and it was getting dark. A life was taken on one of Arlington’s streets. Three weeks ago yesterday, at the intersection of South Glebe St and 2nd St South, mother of six children Viviana Oxlaj Pérez was walking her bike when she […]
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.