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DesignLab Open House
March 13 - 10:00am to 6:00pm - A glimpse into the future of office space at DesignLab. Six different suites designed by six different architects on a single floor, inviting unexpected collisions between different perspectives.

Help Plan the Future of Crystal City
Help improve the dining experience in Crystal City by filling out this survey. The survey will take approximately 6 minutes to complete, and by taking the survey you could win a $100 Gift Card to Morton’s the Steakhouse. Click here to start the survey.

5K Fridays
April 4, 11, 18, 25 - Registration is open for 5K Fridays. Be brave and run all four – competing each week to beat your previous time and start your weekends off with a Fit start!

Bike to Work Week
May 12th through 16th - 7:00am to 9:00am - Friday, May 16th is National Bike to Work Day! The Crystal City BID is challenging area commuters to take the Bike to Work Week (BTWW) Challenge and ride to work every day of week. The 50 riders that show up the most number of mornings during pit stop hours, will receive a free, Crystal Ride Messenger Bag!

Air Force Association Cycling Classic
June 8th - Registration is open for the Air Force Association Cycling Clasic.

"Illuminations" at Gallery Underground
March 3rd through March 28th - Gallery Underground - The exhibition features the works by Elise Ritter and Linda Maldonado. Both artists use acrylic, watercolor, and collage to achieve imaginative expression in abstract and symbolist styles.

Monday Morning Yoga
Mondays - 7:00am - Mind Your Body Oasis - Our weekly Monday morning Yoga experience moves indoors for the winter.

FotoWalk Underground
Hallways of Art Underground - Enjoy the 150 spectacular photographs, including the winners of the 2013 FotoWeekDC International Awards Competition, Uncover / Discover, FotoBazaar, the Annual Youth Contest and FotoDC Favorites.


Leprechaun 5K Run
March 13th - 7:00pm - Start at Pacers in Pentagon Row and finish at the Crystal City Sports Pub. Free Entry, just show up! Wear green and receive 10% off, or dress like a Leprechaun and receive 20% off of Sports Pub food!

Crystal Drive Streetscape wins Design Arlington Award
The Arlington County Board honored the the Crystal Drive Streescape among the winners of the County’s DESIGNArlington awards. All the winning projects display successful strategies for overcoming design challenges, and may serve as examples for future work. Click here for more info.

Regional Leaders Commit to Funding for Metro 2025
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced a commitment to fund Momentum, and agreed, in principle, to provide $75 million as a down payment toward the Metro 2025 priorities.

St. Patrick's Day at Tortoise and Hare
Come in early on St. Patrick's day and get your green on at noon! Tortoise and Hare will have specials and fun all day and DJ at night! They will also be opening at 11:00 am for the NCAA basketball tournament. So take lunch for rest of the day from work and enjoy it with us!

Arlington County's "Report a Problem" App
Arlington County has unveiled a new app to report non-emergency requests. Click here for more information and to download the app.

Arlington County's Approves Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway Construction
The Arlington County Board approved a construction contract for the Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway, the Washington metropolitan area's first right-of-way dedicated to premium transit operations. Click here for more info.

Jazz Night at Kora
Friday Nights - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Kora Restaurant - Enjoy live jazz from local musicians

WAKA Kickball VA Alexandria League Spring Registration Now Open
WAKA VA Alexandria League Spring kickball seasons begins April 17th and continues Thursday Evenings at Gravelly Point Park and League Sponsored Bar Tortoise & Hare. Click here to sign up.

Painting Uncorked at Gallery Underground
March 20th, and April 17th - Gallery Underground - Create a piece of art while sipping wine! No experience required. Taught by Studio Underground artist Justyne Fischer, these 2-hour classes will result in an original piece of art you can take home and enjoy.

Junior League's Hoops and High Heels Preview Night
March 21st - 7:00pm t0 10:00pm - 251 18th Street - Ever wonder what happens when you mash together March Madness and a JLW cocktail party? Hoops & High Heels, of course! Bubbly, brews, great food, fantastic music and first access to the Tossed & Found treasure trove of rummage. Click ,a href="">here for tickets.

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