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Marine Corps Memorial Photo’s 75th Anniversary

One of my favorite public spaces in Arlington is the Marine Corps War Memorial (or Iwo Jima statue). It offers an amazing view of the memorials on the National Mall and of course the annual July 4 fireworks.

Today, Feb. 23, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary the iconic photo taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press of the flag raising atop Mt. Suribachi memorialized by the statue.

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5 Arlington Organizations To Support On #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities (and often stylized as #GivingTuesday), is a chance to help local charities right here in Arlington.

This year Giving Tuesday is on December 3. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: A day that encourages people to do good. 

You can demonstrate generosity in many ways on Giving Tuesday. Whether it’s by giving some of your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in your local community.  

There are some 150 organizations in Arlington, VA, that could use your help and are part of #GivingTuesday. You can find them on Giving Tuesday’s What’s Happening Near Me page.
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Arlington Instagram Style

I regularly scour Instagram to spotlight cool happenings, curious people, and interesting stuff throughout Arlington, Virginia. Here’s a rundown of a few great Instagram finds about Arlington history, including:

  • Establishing Arlington’s first responders
  • Black history moments in our community

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Arlington Instagram Style

I regularly scour Instagram to spotlight cool happenings, curious people, and interesting stuff throughout Arlington, Virginia. Here’s a rundown of a few fantastic Instagram finds, including:

  • How to get into the holiday spirit locally
  • How Arlington residents pour love back into their communities

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Arlington Instagram Style

I regularly scour Instagram to spotlight cool happenings, curious people, and interesting stuff throughout Arlington, Virginia. Here’s a rundown of the best Instagram finds including:

  • Some sweet and fuzzy friends
  • Vegan sweets
  • Two events to get you in the holiday spirit

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Giving to Arlington, Instagram Style

I regularly scour Instagram to spotlight cool happenings, curious people, and interesting stuff throughout Arlington, Virginia. Here’s a rundown of the recent great Instagram finds on giving, including:

  • Boy Scouts going door to door, but not with popcorn,
  • Arlington County Fire Fighters fighting for a good cause, and
  • Puppies, Puppies and more Puppies

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