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Ballston trifecta: Office, residential and a Vida Fitness all in one high-rise

What do you do when you have an approved 400,000-square-foot office project in Arlington County, where the office vacancy is more than 20 percent? You get creative.

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SER Introduces Ballston Diners to Codfish Jowl and Barnacles

Situated on North Glebe Road in Ballston, where traffic is plentiful but pedestrians are scarce, SER's location leaves something to be desired. But with a little help from the Ballston Business Improvement District, Chef Josu Zubikarai's authentic Spanish cuisine and co-owner Javier Candon's knack for management have helped make the restaurant an Arlington dining destination, despite the tough location.

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Taste of Arlington 2016 to Feature 400-Foot “Street Pub”

Taste of Arlington will feature a mammoth “street pub” this year. The 400-foot long portable bar travels the country, offering draft beer from Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery at various large events.

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Bisnow Morning Brief

What You Didn’t Know About Tina Leone

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Deschutes Heads to D.C. in May; Erik Bruner-Yang Snags Another Victory

Mark the calendar. On May 15, Deschutes Brewery will be setting up one of its Street Pubs as part of the Taste of Arlington festival.

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Restaurant Review: SER

Superb Spanish cooking, impeccable service and personal touches spell success in Ballston.

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Total Wine Store Coming to Ballston

A Total Wine store is coming to Ballston. The chain booze outlet, to be located at 800 N. Glebe Road near Mussel Bar, has applied for a Virginia ABC license to offer wine and beer for sale along with beer keg sales and delivery.

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Our Man in Arlington

Arlington’s ailing but still centrally located Ballston Common Mall got an economic shot in the arm last week. For frequent users such as I, the news telegraphed local history repeating itself.

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Arlington endorses multimillion-dollar financing for Ballston Mall

Arlington’s County Board agreed Tuesday night to invest about $55 million in renovations at Ballston Common Mall, an underperforming shopping center whose owners want to turn it into a mixed-use, entertainment-oriented development that they believe will draw more people.

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Arlington officials aim for dividends from Ballston redevelopment

Arlington government officials say their planned investment of about $56 million in the redevelopment of Ballston Common Mall will pay off in increased tax revenues throughout the corridor.

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