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Crystal City

FRESHFARM Farmers Market 

Tuesdays through October
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Crystal City's weekly FRESHFARM Market returns to a new location (2011 Crystal Drive) serving up products from local farmers and producers including 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: Bring your kitchen compost to the info tent for FREE drop-off. 

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Arlington County Shared Mobility Devices Pilot Feedback

Arlington County is seeking your input on the Shared Mobility Devices (SMD) demonstration project. SMDs are defined as electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) and electric-assist scooters (e-scooters) that do not require a station. Your responses on this 15-minute survey will help us evaluate this pilot program.

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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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Internship Opportunities

The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is seeking creative, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented individuals to fill two internship roles this summer: Planning Intern and Marketing Intern.

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Recent News

Amazon Announces Plans For Arlington HQ2 Campus


This week, Amazon submitted a proposal for its new Arlington campus, which will contain two 22-story towers, retail space, and a new public park and recreation area.

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Starwood Acquires Office Tower Next to Amazon HQ2 With $99M Loan

Commercial Observer

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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Arlington looks to add more ‘granny flats’ to boost housing

Washington Business Journal

The County Board voted unanimously Saturday to change the regulations covering detached accessory dwelling.

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Metro Platform Reconstruction Begins This Weekend

Platform Improvement Project

Starting Saturday, May 25, the six Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will be closed for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements. To expedite construction and minimize customer inconvenience, all Yellow and Blue Line stations south of National Airport will remain closed through September 8, 2019.


Upcoming Community Events

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Thursdays, May - June | Mind Your Body Oasis | 1750 Crystal Drive

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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