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Wolftrap at Fridays at the Fountain this week

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Crystal City

FRESHFARM Farmers Market Returns!

*New Location*
2011 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays through October
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The popular FRESHFARM Market serves up fresh produce and farm products along Crystal Drive every Tuesday between May and October. Shop from local farmers and producers with seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, container plants and herbs, farm-raised eggs, all-natural meats, artisan baked goods, specialty foods and much more. 

NEW THIS YEAR: Compost drop off! Bring your compostables to the Crystal City Farmers Market every Tuesday from 3 - 7pm and drop them at the collection tent. 

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Arlington Art Truck at Food Truck Thursdays

Plaza at 220 20th Street
Thursday, May 16
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Arlington Art Truck will be bringing What's Your Sign by Paul Shortt to Food Truck Thursdays on May 16th!

In What’s Your Sign?, participants can select free, humorous signs about daily life, consumption and the environment by artist Paul Shortt, or make their own signs that re-think the spaces we encounter every day. The Arlington Art Truck will set up at various locations temporarily placing signs around the area with a sign-making station along with a selection of pre-made signs for you to take home, providing useful, funny and odd reminders about how we engage with our environment.

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Richard III Opens This Week

Synetic Theater
1800 S Bell St.
May 15 through June 16

Number 14 in Synetic Theater’s Wordless Shakespeare Series, Paata Tsikurishvili will depict the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England in an action-packed and cutting edge display of movement. This production is recommended for ages 13+.

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Wolf Trap at Fridays at the Fountain

1601 Crystal Drive
Fridays through October
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

We have partnered with Wolf Trap to bring the George Mason University Jazz Trio to this week's Fridays at the Fountain! You also may have noticed some changes to the layout last Friday. This is due to the fact that Virginia ABC has restricted the area where you can consume alcohol at the park. 

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Recent News

Amazon's HQ2 to come online next month — much earlier than expected

Washington Business Journal Inc.’s HQ2 is coming along ahead of schedule.

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Exclusive: University of Maryland exploring a Crystal City hub

Washington Business Journal

The University of Maryland is scouting out sites in Crystal City to help Amazon meet its future workforce development needs.

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Construction Updates


A number of public infrastructure and private redevelopment projects are currently underway with more coming soon. Stay up to date on our page. 

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New Military-Focused Barber Shop Opens in Crystal City

On April 11, James opened up Blades Like New as his own barber shop inside a Crystal City office building, right in the center of a military contracting hotbed where military uniforms are as common as suits and sundresses in the hallway.

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Upcoming Community Events

Mr. Rogers: Just the Way You Are

Through May 14 | Crystal City Shops | 2100 Crystal Dr

Beginner Yoga Series

Through May 19 | Mind Your Body Oasis | 1750 Crystal Dr 

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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