Exciting Changes Will Give Ballston a Fresh Look
If you haven't visited Ballston in a while, you'd be surprised by the amount of change that's occurred in the last few years.
The Cloud Arises at Welburn Square
The Cloud is a constellation containing 50 cloudlets that emit light and sound. Ballston BID partnered with the Virginia Tech Research Center to create the public display.
'Oktoberfest' Market Coming to Ballston Tomorrow
The last Ballston "mega market" of the year will be Oktoberfest-themed, with a beer and wine garden, live music and a new public art installation.
Cara Ober interviews Patrick McDonough about his newest public art project, titled BEACHFRONT POTENTIAL.
SER Will Service Spanish Food, But Not Tapas
SER was the ultimate winner of the recent Ballston restaurant competition which awarded free rent and other incentives for a restaurant headed to 1110 N. Glebe Road in Ballston.
Sound and Vision
Alex Braden has a colorful secret: He sometimes sneaks into wife Amy's studio and corrects some of her drawings. Most artists would scream to the heavens about the violation, but Amy is nonplussed.
Parkmobile Now Available in Clarendon, Ballston
Arlington has accelerated its Parkmobile rollout, installing the smartphone app service in Clarendon, Ballston and Virginia Square over the weekend.
Ballston Restaurant Challenge Winner Plans Winter Opening
Christiana Campos, the new restaurateur who won the Ballston Business Improvement District's Restaurant Challenge this year, plans to open her new restaurant this winter.
Winner of Ballston Restaurant Challenges Seeks More Funds on Kickstarter
Christiana Candon won a year of free rent, a $245,000 interest-free loan, free legal services, and free financial advising as the winner of Ballston BID’s controversial Restaurant Challenge. Now she’s seeking an additional $15,000 via Kickstarter for her Spanish restaurant, which will be called SER (Simple, Easy, Real).
Business Meets Art
The Ballston Business Improvement District switched into art aficionado mode Aug. 7 when it unveiled two public art installations during the Ballston Mega Market.