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Joint Civic Association Meeting on January 14

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Crystal City

New Internship Opportunities Available

The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is seeking creative, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented individuals to serve in two available internship positions including Planning Intern or Placemaking and Activations Intern. In these roles, the interns will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, start-up type environment on multi-faceted projects. Please see the following position announcements for additional detail. Postings will be active through January 12th or until positions are filled. 

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Joint 22202 Civic Association Meeting

Tuesday, January 14, 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.
The Westin Crystal City
1800 Richmond Hwy

The 22202 civic associations (Arlington Ridge, Aurora Highlands, Crystal City) are joining forces to start off the new year with a joint meeting on open space.

The three have worked hard for the last six months in developing a Livability Framework and Action Plan. The goal of the Framework is to tackle the challenges facing our area with holistic strategies based on shared livability themes to create a better, more livable city.

This meeting is open to residents with a 22202 zip code. 

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Save the Date: Valentine's Market

Friday, February 14, 4:00 - 8:00 P.M.
The Grounds
1102 South Eads St.

Join us at The Grounds in Crystal City for an evening of wine & beer tastings and shopping from local crafts and treat vendors. There will also be a cash bar, s'mores, and food trucks, powered by Curbside Kitchen, so you can make an evening of it!

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Recent News

Office building near Virginia Tech's planned Alexandria campus sells for $60 million

Washington Business Journal

An affiliate of Wheelock Street Capital has acquired part of National Gateway near Virginia Tech's planned innovation campus and Inc.'s second headquarters.

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Sport&Health Crystal Park to Expand in Advance of Amazon HQ2

The Patch

US Fitness announces expansion & renovation for Arlington-based fitness center.

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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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Amazon's 2020 HQ2 update: New year will bring new construction and new jobs


The start of the new year means the start of construction on Amazon's second headquarters in Arlington is quickly approaching.

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Upcoming Community Events

Reflection and Looking Ahead in Crystal City

Saturday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:15 p.m. 

Phantom of the Opera

February 5 - March 1 | Synetic Theater | 1800 S Bell St.


Winter Bike to Work Day

Friday, February 14, 6:00 - 10:00 a.m. 

Pentagon Happy Hour

Third Thursdays, 5:00 - 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 a.m - 1:00 p.m. | 15th & Crystal Dr


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