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Insider: July 4, Indie Films, Bus Voting & More

posted Jun 26, 2013, 12:58 PM by L M

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June 26, 2013

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Best Fireworks View — Right Here in Arlington

Watch the national fireworks from Long Bridge Park on July 4. Festivities run from 3-10 p.m. Enjoy arts and crafts vendors, games and music from four great acts, including headliner The Verve Pipe. Plus BBQ, Banh Mi, Po' Boys and other yummy food.

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Watch (Free) Indie Films
Your library card makes thousands of films in the streaming IndieFlix collection available to watch on your smartphone, tablet, Roku, XBox and more.

Learn more


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Cast Your ART Vote
Choose your favorite design from the three finalists. The design with the most votes will be used to wrap an ART bus.

Vote now

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Transportation Forum
On Thu., June 27, join a forum focused on proposed Arlington and regional transportation projects.

Learn more

News Around Town

► ‘Echo boomers’ flock to District, Arlington
► Arlington Public Art Project Selected As One Of Top 50
► Local Public-Safety Initiative Wins Accolade
► Fitness First to Become Gold’s Gym
► Jimmy John’s Coming to Rosslyn
► BonChon Chicken Opening
► Western Rosslyn Area Planning Study, Includes Wilson School
► County Review of Columbia Pike Super Stop Program Underway
► C. Wonder to Open in Pentagon City
► Construction Underway at Mussell Bar

Video: SuperNOVA

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Did you miss Rosslyn's recent performance art festival? Watch this video recap for a glimpse at the artists who enlivened the streets and energized the open spaces of Rosslyn.

Watch the video

Mark Your Calendar

June 26: Neighborhood Town Walk (PDF)
June 28: Gangstagrass at Artisphere
June 28-30: METRO Weekend Track Work
June 29: SOA Goes to the Movies
June 30: Annual Firefly Festival
July 1: ART 45, 53, 75 Schedule Changes
► July 4: County Offices Closed

County Q

What fireworks are permitted in Arlington and how can I handle them safely?

Arlington's Fire Department offers 12 tips for safe handling and links to a list of approved fireworks.

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