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Crystal City

Make Your Voice Heard

The County Board will vote on the Amazon headquarters performance agreement this Saturday, March 16th. Amazon’s headquarters offers many benefits to our community, as outlined in the BID’s statement. Consider showing your support for this transformative project by submitting a letter (see Chamber guide) or attending or testifying (see speaker sign up) at the public hearing. For more information, email

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Last Call for panel on Women in STEM

2231 Crystal Dr, #401
Wednesday, March 20
7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

The Crystal City BID, in partnership with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and Axios, will host a panel discussion surrounding gender diversity in the STEM workforce. Featuring representatives from across the scope of STEM careers, the panel will address this important topic from all sides. Registration includes breakfast and networking.

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Trek Tuesdays

Earth Treks
1235 S Clark St
Tuesdays in March
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Head over for a lunchtime climb over at Earth Treks Crystal City. It's the perfect opportunity to finally give the massive "bouldering" room a try - FREE!

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Crosshairs Garage Races

201 12th St S
Saturdays thru April 6
4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Crosshairs Garage Races (named "The Best Use of a Garage that Doesn't Involve Your Car" in 2018 by Washingtonian Magazine) returns for the fifth year of the region’s ONLY underground bike race!

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Recent News

Crystal City Civic Association Urges Swift Approval of Amazon Incentive Deal

The Crystal City Civic Association penned a letter of support Monday (March 4) for the company’s arrival in the neighborhood, encouraging the Board to give the green light to a plan to hand over $23 million in grant money to the tech giant over the next 15 years.

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Public meeting on March 18 for MWAA South Eads Street dispatch lot update

Arlington County

On March 18 County officials will hold a meeting to update the community on efforts to mitigate this traffic congestion and the results of changes to date. The meeting will start with a presentation followed by a questions & answers session.

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County Board Sets Plans for Bevy of Amazon-Focused Community Meetings Ahead of Vote This Month

Arlington leaders will soon convene more than a dozen town halls to discuss Amazon’s plans for the county in the run-up to a planned vote on the matter later this month.

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Amazon ‘Treasure Truck’ Rolls into Crystal City, Offering Unique Items for Sale

Amazon is sending a pop-up store into Crystal City today with the hopes Arlingtonians will stop by. The store-on-wheels is dubbed the “Treasure Truck” and travels the country offering “new, trending, local, or delicious items” per a company spokesman.

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Upcoming Community Events

Creative Coffee: Deco Design

Fridays in March, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Connection Crystal City: Pop-Up Library | 2100 Crystal Dr

Greater Greater Washington 11th Birthday Party

Thursday, March 14, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. | 2011 Crystal Dr

Public meeting on March 18 for MWAA South Eads Street dispatch lot

Monday, March 18, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Crystal City Shops, in the Crystal City Community Room | 2170 Crystal Plaza Arcade

Pentagon Happy Hour

Third Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Freddie's Beach Bar | 555 23rd St S

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club

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

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