entertainment

Summer Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

August 08, 2018

The Summer Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week takes place August 13 – 19, 2018. With 250 participating restaurants throughout the DMV area, the official website (ramw.org) states:

Visit the FreshFarm Ballston Market Every Thursday

June 13, 2018

With the longer days of summer, take time to enjoy all that the warmer months have to offer, including venturing to some area farmers’ markets. If you live around Ballston, you are within walking distance to some wonderful restaurants, shops, and grocery stores, as well as the Ballston Farmer’s Market.

Arlington Parks Ranked Among Nation's Best

May 30, 2018

​Arlington has one of the best park systems in the country according to The Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit group whose website states their mission is “to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.” Washington, D.C. is also in the top five.

The nonprofit's methodology for ranking parks consists of 4 factors according to their website:

Arlington Bike To Work Day 2018

May 02, 2018

Friday, May 18, is officially Bike to Work Day in the Metro DC area. BikeArlington (a division of Arlington County Commuter Services) and many other organizations join together to encourage commuters across Arlington, Alexandria, Washington, D.C. and Maryland to use a different kind of transportation.

BikeArlington’s website states:

Ballston BID Launches Podcast

February 21, 2018

The Ballston BID recently announced they will now have monthly podcasts hosted by Ballston BID CEO, Tina Leone. According to the website, “The BallstonConnect Podcast focuses on the hyper-local. Each episode features exclusive interviews with Arlington’s brightest personalities. New episodes will be released monthly, each one with an emphasis on a different facet of life in Ballston.”

Bingo In Arlington!

January 24, 2018

DC Fray, formerly known as United Social Sports, has the mission to #neverstopplaying. They have recently expanded their mission beyond sports to include events, travel, and fitness. According to their website, "We want to make fun a lifestyle to help motivate even more people to love what they do, and do what they love every single day.'

"Trivia is hard.. bingo is fun!"

Sunset Yoga at Ballston Bocce Park

July 12, 2017

Ballston Quarter and Ballston Sport & Health are joining together to offer Sunset Yoga this coming Wednesday, July 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Located just 5 minutes away from The View Luxury Apartments at Ballston Bocce Park (Glebe Road & N. Randolph St), everyone is welcome and attendees are encouraged to arrive early as space is limited - don't forget your yoga mat or towel!

Free Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater

June 28, 2017

If you're looking for ways to enjoy the nice weather in Arlington over the next few months, the Lubber Run Amphitheater, located on Columbus Street, has free concerts and entertainment taking place all summer long through June, July and September. The Lubber Run Amphitheater Foundation and Arlington’s Cultural Affairs division have teamed up to create an impressive lineup with all types of music including Blues, Latin, Jazz, Brazilian and more - there's even some magic shows taking place!