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There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There may be no such thing as a free game of pickup soccer in Fairfax County after a new permit policy is put in place.  Previously, permits were only required for groups of 20 or more players. The new policy, which was approved earlier this week, requires groups of 20 or more to submit a $5.50 fee for each participant, including spectators.

Local soccer players like Danny Arnez and Greg Pedersen, who play at noon daily at Pentagon City’s Virginia Highlands Park did not know about the change and were not pleased after learning about it.

PLANET's Renewal & Remembrance At Arlington National Cemetery



HERNDON, Va., July 11, 2011 — The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national association of lawn care and landscape professionals, has announced that its 15th Annual Renewal & Remembrance project at Arlington National Cemetery will be held Monday, July 25, 2011.


Giant's Grand Re-Opening Means Big News for Arlington and Columbia Pike

Giant's Grand Re-Opening Means Big News for Arlington and Columbia Pike


Giant Food re-opened their Penrose Square location on Thursday evening. This means big news for Columbia Pike and Arlington because beyond the new 57,000 square foot grocery store, there are 299 luxury rental apartments and many new retail spaces for local restaurants and entrepreneurs.

“I’ve lived in the area for 24 years and I’ve always shopped at Giant and it’s been closed for probably two years. We’ve just been down here everyday watching to see when it opened so it’s a nice day for the neighborhood,” said a Giant customer.

Giant’s red-carpet Premiere Night included wine tastings, tapas, a Mariachi band, and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“You now have your Giant in Arlington,” said Giant’s newest Store Manager to the audience of Arlington dignitaries and community members.


New Elements at the Giant at Penrose Square Giant include the following: