Recent News


Cava Mezze Grill Coming to Ballston

According to permits filed with the county, Cava Mezze Grill is set to move into 4121 Wilson Blvd, on the ground floor of the Stafford Place II building, the former headquarters of the National Science Foundation.

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Ballston 2020

Ballston is about a five-block radius around the Metro station. But on nearly every single block, new construction is underway on towering new skyscrapers and dense new developments. The Ballston of 2020 is already starting to take shape.

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Lebanese Fast-Casual Restaurant ‘Badaro’ Replacing NKD Pizza in Ballston

A Lebanese fast-casual restaurant will replace the former NKD Pizza in Ballston.

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Federated Wireless Expands Alongside Need for More Mobile Data

A Ballston-based company is at the forefront of strengthening wireless networks amid exploding demand, and experiencing rapid growth of its own.

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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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