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CRYSTAL CITY | Amazon is set to establish a second headquarters in Crystal City after cancelling its plans to split a second headquarters between Crystal City and New York because of opposition from local leaders in New York.

Arlington County Approves $23 Million in Incentives for Amazon

Amazon is set to receive $23 million in incentives after a unanimous vote by the Arlington County Board on March 16. Amazon’s second headquarters will occupy over six million square feet of office space in Northern Virginia through 2035 in exchange for the approved local and state subsidies, according to[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Crystal City and Long Island Win Bids for Amazon HQ2

Crystal City and Long Island Win Bids for Amazon HQ2

E-commerce company Amazon announced Tuesday that it will split its second corporate headquarters between Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y., ending the monthslong proposal process and bidding war among major North American cities trying to attract the tech giant. The decision comes after Amazon analyzed 238 proposals from[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Peering across the Potomac river from the Hilltop, high-rise buildings touting corporate names like Deloitte and Nestle dominate the horizon. The northern Virginia skyline might catch student’s eye, but to understand the heart of Rosslyn, a heavily urbanized neighborhood just across the Key Bridge, one must venture across the bridge.[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide

Street Food With a Side of Graffiti

★★★★☆ One of Arlington’s newest restaurants, Palette 22, brings a fashionable atmosphere to this trendy Virginia neighborhood. I went for dinner on a Saturday night shortly after the restaurant had opened and found the large space packed full both around the bar and at tables. The clientele was very diverse,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

D.C. Named Third Best for Millennials

Arlington, Va., and Washington, D.C., were named the first and third best cities, respectively, for recent college graduates out of the 100 largest cities in the country, according to personal finance website NerdWallet’s annual list of the best cities for post-bachelor’s degree students released March 28. NerdWallet determined the rankings[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Small Plates Satisfy Big Expectations

If, like me, you have a short culinary attention span — that is, you experience the extremely first-world problem of losing interest in even the most delicious dish after only seven or eight bites — food from east of the Mediterranean is made for you. Like tapas or dim sum, mezze,[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide