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In the heart of the D.C. area, Rosslyn's active streets, bold cultural influences and frequent community events drive the business and social interactions that foster a dynamic, urban community.  Got an idea for a Rosslyn Feature?  Send us your ideas!

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Rosslyn Catering

Rosslyn cafés and restaurants offer many tasty options for catering your holiday party. More 

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Ways to Give

Looking for ways to give back this holiday season? Look no further: We've compiled some suggestions, including giving to the Rosslyn Holiday Clothing Drive, which starts November 25. More 

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Rosslyn Metro Barber Shop

With the arrival of Rosslyn City Center, longtime Rosslyn Metro Barber Shop prepares for new space. More 

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Rosslyn Works: Zermount offers an integrated approach to cybersecurity

Zermount provides client-focused professional and consulting services to a range of organizations and federal government entities. Learn more about their work and their unique approach to ensuring their clients' needs are met. More 

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Cheer for the Nats in Rosslyn!

We have baseball fever here in Rosslyn and are so excited to watch the Nats in their first-ever World Series! Whether you live or work in the neighborhood, consider sticking around here on game nights to watch on the big screen in some neighborhood bars and restaurants. Several have food and drink specials planned specifically for the World Series! More 

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Welcome runners in the 44th Marine Corps Marathon!

Rosslyn welcomes runners in the 44th Marine Corps Marathon, which will take place Sunday, October 27. More 

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Good Sweat celebrates six months

Good Sweat, Rosslyn’s local social impact spin studio, celebrated six months of being open in October 2019. In this short article, Founder and first-time entrepreneur Ali Hashemi shares six secrets she wishes every entrepreneur knew. More 

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Rosslyn BID accredited for serving alcohol safely + responsibly

Rosslyn is the first business improvement district in the region to receive the Arlington Restaurant Initiative (ARI) accreditation. This designation ensures that alcohol served at events here is shared safely and responsibly. More 

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A long-term commitment

When Marine Bart Skiba takes part in the 44th Marine Corps Marthon later this month, it will be his sixth marathon. In this short article, he shares his training regimen and explains what inspires him to run. More 

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Arlington's own bus to Columbia Pike

We tend to forget buses when we think of transit-accessible neighborhoods. But buses can fill the gap where rail comes up short. The County runs the Arlington Transit, or ART, bus transit system connecting neighborhoods with WMATA Metro rail stations, bus lines, and VRE. Our staff took the ART 45 from Rosslyn Metro Station to see what’s available just a bus ride away. More 

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Rosslyn BID team takes on Anytime Fitness Challenge

When Anytime Fitness opened a short walk from our office in April 2019, we were excited by the prospect of having a fitness studio so close by. Working with one of Anytime's coaches, two of us set out on a one-month journey to achieve measurable fitness goals. Did we succeed? More 

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Rosslyn Works: Learn more about LiveSafe

Founded in Rosslyn in 2013, LiveSafe produces a smartphone safety app that saves lives and helps keep communities safe. Learn more about this innovative and growing company. More 

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Flags across Rosslyn

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, several of Rosslyn's largest buildings are flying American flags to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on this tragic day. More 

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Rosslyn's new neighbor

H-B Woodlawn and the Shriver Program move into The Heights in Upper Rosslyn in September. H-B Woodlawn Principal Casey Robinson sat down with the Rosslyn BID to discuss how they are adjusting to their new home. More 

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There's a lot to like about Rosslyn's brand-new Open Kitchen

Jeff Kim and Sara Choi, former owners of Rosslyn's popular Skywalk Café, have opened a new establishment in Arlington Tower, Open Kitchen, where they serve delicious, home-cooked food in a modern and comfortable space. More 

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One place at a time

Artist Linny Giffin is spending a week on Central Place Plaza installing 800 silk leaves under the glass pergola. Her third creative project for Rosslyn, it's part of a broader placemaking strategy designed to establish connections between people and the neighborhood's public spaces. More 

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Cool Treats

Looking for ways to satisfy your sweet tooth and beat the heat? Well then, you've come to the right place! Compiled for your ease is a list of our favorite places in Rosslyn to get refreshing and cool sweet treats to satisfy any mood or craving. More 

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Renovated Rosslyn Safeway ribbon-cutting

From the polished floors to the modern new shelving holding an expanded wine section, the renovated Rosslyn Safeway at 1525 Wilson Blvd. looks wonderful and now offers a greater variety of products. More 

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Rosslyn Works: Employees are bursting with Pride

With more than 25,000 employees, Rosslyn companies host a variety of employee affinity groups, all led by enthusiastic volunteers who keep these communities going. This is how a few Rosslyn LGBTQ+ employee groups marked this year’s Pride Month. More 

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One step closer to a boathouse in Rosslyn

A recent National Park Service assessment recommends Rosslyn as the preferred site for an Arlington County boathouse. More 

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Kid-friendly Rosslyn

Check out our top picks for creative and low-cost ways to have family fun in Rosslyn! More 

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New name for Arlington Public Schools' Stratford Program

APS's Stratford Program will move to Rosslyn in fall 2019 with a new name: the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Program. More 

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Meet Pamela Sorensen

Get to know Rosslyn resident and D.C. area media personality Pamela Sorensen. More 

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Rosslyn Tag: How you can win a $50 Rosslyn Restaurant gift card!

Play "tag" with us on social media and you could win a $50 and/or $100 gift card to your favorite Rosslyn restaurant! More 

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Unstuck Labs

Rosslyn-based Unstuck Labs is a multidimensional small business that helps early-stage startups take their ideas to the next level through their three-month accelerator program. More 

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Take a direct trip to the airport

Rosslyn's public transportation options can get you to Dulles or Reagan National quickly, inexpensively and without hassle. More 

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Putt-Putt is coming to Rosslyn

This summer from late July to late August, relive your fondest childhood memories right here in Rosslyn: Come play mini golf at Rosslyn Putt-Putt + Candy BAR. More 

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Announcing the 2019 Rosslyn Jazz Fest!

One of the D.C. area's premier musical events, the 2019 Rosslyn Jazz Fest is back this fall for its 29th year. This year’s event will take place Saturday, September 7, from 1 to 7 p.m. in Gateway Park. More