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Crystal City BID 2018 Annual Meeting

DoubleTree by Hilton
300 Army Navy Drive
June 11, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

You're invited to the Crystal City BID's 2018 Annual Meeting! 2018 has been a year of change in Crystal City, and we're not done yet. Join us for a reception to hear about what has happened so far this year, and the exciting things yet to come. The event is free but registration is required.

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Armed Forces Cycling Classic

2121 Crystal Drive
June 9 - 10

The Armed Forces Cycling Classic is the region’s premier cycling event, open to cycling enthusiasts of all abilities. Cyclists with USA Cycling licenses are invited to race in Arlington on both days. Racing will feature the nations top Pro men and women. Amateurs of all abilities will also be able to participate on Sunday morning’s AFCC Challenge Ride!

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Fridays at the Fountain

Fridays at the Fountain not only features a fantastic selection of beer and wine from Crystal City Wine Shop, and live music from local bands and musicians, but also a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors brought to Crystal City by The Stand. This week, the Stand will be serving homemade sangria to go with the tacos from Rebel Taco!

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Weekly Programs
Recent News

Future Cities Project To Position Crystal City As D.C.'s Second Downtown


In the 1960s, when developer Robert Smith planned and built the first apartment building in a former industrial area in southeast Arlington County, he named the project Crystal House. Little did he know the moniker would catch on with other developers, inspiring the name of what would become one of the Greater Washington D.C. area’s rapidly growing commercial districts. 

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Water Cycling Is Coming to Rooftop Pools in Capitol Hill and Crystal City


SplashCycle takes cycling and puts it underwater, and this summer it’s partnered with Liaison Capitol Hill and Crystal Square Apartments on a full schedule of classes starting Monday, June 4. Classes are offered six days a week, and you can also reserve a private session for whatever occasion you want to celebrate through exercise followed by poolside cocktails.

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Freddie’s Beach Bar Owner Planning to Revive Crystal City’s Cafe Italia

Longtime Crystal City restaurant Cafe Italia is getting new life, thanks to some former employees and one prominent local restaurateur. Freddie Lutz, the owner and namesake of Freddie’s Beach Bar at 555 23rd Street S., says he’s planning to revive the restaurant after it closed in April.

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Champion of the Month: Crystal City BID

Arlington Transportation Partners

It’s no secret that Crystal City has been changing. From placemaking by creating hangout spots at corners and office buildings, to covering buildings in works of art, there’s something new to see on every block.

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Upcoming Events

Fridays at the Fountain

Fridays, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Crystal City Water Park | 1601 Crystal Drive

Velofix Mobile Bike Shop

Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | 1900 Crystal Drive

Brunch Yoga

Sundays in June, 9:00 a.m. | Crystal City Sports Pub | 529 23rd St S

Donation-based Community Yoga Classes

See link for times | Mind Your Body Oasis | 1750 Crystal Drive

Celebrating Women Business Leaders Networking Event

Wednesday, June 6, 6:00 p.m. | WeWork Crystal City | 2221 S Clark St

Crystal City Station Improvements Open House

June 6, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Gallery Underground | The Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive

Synetic Theater Summer Camp

See site for dates | 2200 Crystal Dr

Wines of Argentina

May 14 - June 10 | Legal Sea Foods | 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy

2018 Primary Elections

Tuesday, June 12, 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | See link to find polling location

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club

Every Second and Fourth Friday, 11:45 am - 1:00 p.m. | 15th & Crystal Dr

Weekly Weight Watchers Meeting

Thursdays - 3:00 p.m.



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