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Crystal City

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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Phantom of the Opera Opens February 5

February 5 - March 1
Synetic Theater
1800 South Bell St. 

Paata Tsikurishvili applies Synetic’s signature gothic storytelling to one of the most famous supernatural novels of all time with a physical adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera.

Stunningly virtuosic and eerie, Synetic’s adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera will examine the tragedy, heroism, horror, and beauty in this classic French tale. 

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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

Virginia’s $3.7 billion rail plan called a ‘game changer.’ Here’s what we know about it.

Washington Post

Virginia closed 2019 with a bold pledge to significantly grow passenger rail service in the commonwealth this decade by building a new rail bridge over the Potomac River, adding new rail track in the Washington-to-Richmond corridor and buying hundreds of miles of passenger right of way from CSX.

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Coworking space operator Hana plants flag in heart of Amazon HQ2 territory


Startups, contractors and freelancers hoping to find work from Amazon’s HQ2 might want a place close by to work, and Amazon’s National Landing landlord is providing an option for them.

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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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Virginia Hospital Center to Open Primary Care Service in Crystal City This Summer


 Virginia Hospital Center recently opened a new immediate care facility in the Crystal City area, but plans are already in the works to expand the facilities.

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Upcoming Community Events

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. 

The Shrimp Classic

January 15 - February 12 | Legal Sea Foods | 320 23rd St S

Weekly Wine Tasting

Every Friday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. | Crystal City Wine Shop | 220 20th St S

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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