Recent News


See Ballston Like You Never Have Before With the BallstonConnect App

Furthering its effort of being the most innovative neighborhood in Arlington and the D.C. area, the Ballston BID recently released a mobile app that will change the way Ballston visitors and residents see the community.

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Ballston BID Seeks Its Next Signature Restaurant!

Forget The Food Network—the real restaurant drama takes place in Ballston.

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Spring StartUp Kitchen eighty-sixed due to lack of qualified applicants

Looks like anyone who did sign up for the latest round of StartUp Kitchen is out of luck.

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The Next Big Thing

Back in January of 2013, CEO Tina Leone and the Ballston BID (Business Improvement District) set out to enhance life in the Quincy Street, Glebe Road, Fairfax Drive area ofArlington—about 25 blocks.

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Arlington BIDs Enhance County’s Transportation Centers

Arlington County has long been a model of transit-oriented development since the late 1970s, with county planners and developers focusing higher density development around the new Metrorail stations – a concept that continues today in Arlington’s “urban villages”.

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Mike Isabella Prepares to Open Graffiato Richmond

He’s also on the hunt for a star restaurateur in Ballston.

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Top Chef Version Coming to Ballston

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Ballston BID looking for the neighborhood’s next top chef

One lucky restaurateur could land a sweet deal in Ballston later this year, thanks to the next round of LaunchPad, the business incubation program from the Ballston Business Improvement District.

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Reston start-up takes construction data to the cloud

About two years ago, Tiffany Brown was struggling to keep track of operations on the construction site of a 2-million-square-foot building in Alexandria.

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The Next Big Startups

They spent most of the year honing their pitches, tweaking their businesses, and most likely playing a few rounds of ping pong. The startup tech finalists in the Ballston BID's LaunchPad Challenge were so good that judges couldn't even decide on one winner.

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