Recent News


Rockville company helps Ballston launch free district-wide Wi-Fi

Rockville-bases startup Wi-Fiber will soon have a local spot to show off its technology. 

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Ballston blanketed in a mesh of 'gigabit-capable' wi-fi

WASHINGTON — You can get a rock-solid wireless internet connection anyplace outside in Ballston now, thanks to a new network that blankets the entire area.

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Ballston Gets Free 'Gigabit-Capable' Wi-Fi in Public Spaces

Free district-wide Wi-Fi is launching in Ballston this month, promising to deliver a high-speed and seamless internet connection.

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Ballston's Stafford Place Will Get a $140M Makeover After NSF Moves Out

As the National Science Foundation prepares to move out of Ballston's Stafford Place to its new HQ in Alexandria, the complex's owner is planning a major renovation. 

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County Board Blesses Ballston Church Project

A plan to redevelop a Ballston church and preserve its historic graveyard got the go-ahead Tuesday night from the Arlington County Board.

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Popular Ballston Bar is Shutting Down for Good: Report

Carpool is moving to Fairfax County this summer, and that means the Ballston location is closing its doors this April.

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Ballston Tech Company Sees Big Growth Among Mobile Boom

A startup based in Ballston is growing fast thanks in part to the rising success of mobile news companies.

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What Have You Been Missing in Ballston?

Nestled in Arlington and just four miles from DC, the Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) is a 25-block neighborhood that is quickly garnering a reputation for the kind of innovation, artistry and luxury amenities that attract young professionals and families from all over the Washington metro area. Many already know about its blend of urban liveliness and small town charm, as well as the town’s close connection to top universities, scientific research institutions and Fortune 500 companies.  But did you know about Ballston’s growing art scene? Its weekly farmers market?

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Ballston360 Puts Arlington Neighborhood on the (Literal) Virtual Map

Many young professionals in the Washington Metro area are flocking to Arlington, one of DC’s trendiest suburbs. The area is attracting talent from top universities, companies and research institutions, so some of the most innovative and creative minds in the country call Arlington County home.

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Confirmed: Punch Bowl Social Coming to Ballston Quarter Mall

We reported earlier this month that Punch Bowl Social was coming to Arlington. Now we know where it’s coming to: the renovated Ballston Quarter mall.

Punch Bowl Social says it will be opening a 25,000 square foot space at the mall in June 2018.

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