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07/02/13

Ballston BID Optimistic Despite Challenges

The Ballston Business Improvement District held its second annual meeting last Wednesday to discuss Ballston and its future, which looks more uncertain than a year ago when the BID was created.

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06/27/13

Sen. Warner: Alexandria forced GSA's hand on NSF relocation from Ballston

An Alexandria developer forced the General Services Administration to expand its search for a new headquarters for the National Science Foundation by submitting an unsolicited bid after the commonwealth's congressional delegation lobbied the GSA to keep the research agency in Ballston instead, according to Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.

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06/13/13

Ballston BID LaunchPad Semi-Finalists Announced

The Ballston Bid announced the semi-finalists chosen for their Ballston LaunchPad Challenge.

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06/12/13

Ballston LaunchPad Finalists Revealed

Kylee Majkowski, the 8-year-old CEO of Tomorrow’s Lemonade Stand, is among the 10 semi-finalists in the Ballston LaunchPad Challenge.

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06/12/13

Finding The Next Great Idea

Ballston BID announced this week the 10 semi-finalists and four alternates for the inaugural LaunchPad Challenge, a competition to find the next great business idea

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06/11/13

Ballston BID Announces LaunchPad Semi-Finalists

Ten will be pared to three in November, and the final three will pitch their ideas to renowned investor Ted Leonsis.

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06/11/13

Mentoring To Help Your Small Business Get Off The Ground

Back in February we told you about a "Shark Tank"-style competition for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. The Ballston Business Improvement District has chosen 10 semi-finalists and the winner could get the chance to pitch the idea to Ted Leonsis.

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05/31/13

Taste of Arlington 2013 in Ballston Sunday

Some proceeds from this year's Taste of Arlington will benefit Arlington Food Assistance Center.

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05/29/13

Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) Unveils Virtual Statues of Washington, D.C. Area Sports Stars Using Augmented Reality

Human Circuit Is the Lead Technology and Design Consultant for this 'Augmented Reality' Concept.

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05/20/13

Photos: Taste of Arlington 2013

Thousands flocked to Ballston Sunday afternoon for the 26th annual Taste of Arlington festival.

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