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Get your festival game on

4 food fests t o check out this weekend.

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Target to Open New Store in Ballston

Target will be opening a new 41,500-square-foot store in Ballston, at the intersection of Wilson Blvd and N. Glebe Road, the company announced this afternoon.

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Making quick and delicious bites for 'Taste of Arlington' Event

Markette chats with Kavah Safa from Courthaus Social & Tina Leone from Ballston Business Improvement about the amazing "Taste of Arlington" event, Sunday May 21st!

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20 Dishes to Try at Taste of Arlington

Ballston's annual street festival turns 30 this year.

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Stageplate Bistro Close To Opening In Ballston

Those in charge at Stageplate Bistro in Ballston say the new restaurant’s opening is just days away, now all its required permits are approved.

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Revamped Road Medians Coming to Fairfax Drive in Ballston

Construction has begun on new, more aesthetically-pleasing road medians in Ballston.

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In Ballston, Arlington's vision of a downtown hub has blossomed

When it comes to Ballston in Arlington County, Va., Chris Rojahn said he likes to think of himself as a living version of a Wikipedia page, chronicling the neighborhood’s every change.

Standing recently near the busy intersection of Fairfax Drive and North Stuart Street in the heart of Ballston, Rojahn, who moved there in 1995, said he remembers when the nearby building that houses the Nature Conservancy, a global conservation organization, was an empty lot.

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More than 20 festivals coming to Northern Virginia this summer

It’s festival season, and there’s a whole slew of brand-new and returning events coming to NoVA this spring and summer.

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Another Starbucks is Coming to Ballston

It will be Ballston's third Starbucks location, and fourth if you count the one at Virginia Square.

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First Best of Ballston Awards will Honor Neighborhood's Hidden Stars

The Ballston Business Improvement District's annual meeting will have a new twist this year, as it hands out the first Best of Ballston Awards.

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