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Arlington Central Library Set for Renovations

Arlington Central Library is in line for renovations on its first and second floors as well as some modernization of its technology.

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Yelp Launches Local Economic Outlook

Data analysis ranks cities, neighborhoods, and business categories for economic opportunity in America. Ballston ranks #3 in the country of improved neighborhoods.

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Silver Diner Coming to Ballston

The 6,700-square-foot eatery will join Target and Enterprise Rent-A-Car as retail tenants in the currently under-construction 750 N. Glebe development.

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​Silver Diner heads to Ballston

Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood will get its own outpost of Silver Diner, marking the local diner chain’s latest expansion of its flagship concept.

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Indian Restaurant ‘Urban Tandoor’ Coming to Ballston

An Indian restaurant is set to be the latest to move into a Ballston space that has had several eateries come and go in recent years.

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Ballston BID Faces Up to ‘First Real Challenge’ of NSF Departure

Ballston is prepared to cope with the imminent departure of the National Science Foundation, a major local employer, says Ballston Business Improvement District CEO Tina Leone.

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Filipino Restaurant Bistro 1521 Now Open in Ballston

Just months after national chain Applebee’s closed in Ballston, its replacement, Filipino restaurant Bistro 1521, has opened its doors.

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Stageplate Bistro Set For Early August Opening

The newest addition to the Ballston restaurant scene is set to open Monday, August 7.

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New Pizza Joint Coming to Ballston

D.C. staple &pizza is looking to expand beyond the District with its first standalone shop in Northern Virginia.

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Big Changes on Fairfax Drive in Ballston

ARLINGTON, VA — If you've driven in Ballston at all in the last few months, you've undoubtedly seen a lot of orange cones. And while that might not change anytime soon thanks to other projects that are ongoing, one project has seen some fruit: an effort to improve the median on Fairfax Drive.

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