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3 Noteworthy Accolades For Arlington County

There are so many reasons to enjoy visiting, working, and living in Arlington County, and it’s clear that others across the nation are also noticing the bounty of our parks, the value of our neighborhoods, and the advanced technology of our area.

Here are 3 noteworthy accolades for Arlington County, VA:

1) “Best Parks in the Nation”

It’s wonderful to learn our county’s beautiful parks have been noticed by the Trust for Public Land ParkScore® index, which has listed them as 4th best in the nation 🌱🍃🌳🌱🍃🌳🌱🍃🌳. The ParkScore® index is the most comprehensive evaluation of park access and quality in the 100 largest U.S. cities.
See the index.

2) “Best Place to Live”

Arlington County gets recognized by Niche.com as one of the “Best Places to Live in America” 🥇🏆👍 Moreover, not one but two Arlington neighborhoods hold No. 2 and No. 3 on the website’s new “best cities to live in the U.S.” list (based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities).
Get the scoop.

3) “Top Digital County”

Arlington County recently ranked No. 1 for Top Digital Counties, a category from the Center for Digital Government’s 2020 awards! 🖥️📱⌨️💻✊. Most notably, Arlington has, according to Government Technology, “shored up its resiliency, including adding multifactor authentication for staff, transitioning first responder communication to FirstNet, and moving systems like permitting and utility billing services online.” Woot!
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Want to live in our amazing county, surrounded by beautiful parks and neighborhoods?
Learn more about how I can help you buy a home in Arlington County and then let’s talk today!

~ Meg

 

Photo credit: Giorgio Trovato via Unsplash

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Congrats to Arlington-based Food Vendors Plugged on Edible DC!

I’m an avid farmers market shopper and supporter so whenever I learn about local Arlington-based food vendors doing well and getting recognized, it’s worth a mention on this blog. This is why I was happy to see EdibleDC, a quarterly magazine focused on the farmers, growers, fishers, home cooks, chefs and others who energize the DC area’s culinary community, including the Arlington Farmers Markets on their noteworthy list of winter markets worth a visit.

EdibleDC Winter 2019

“The Best Brunch in the DMV”

In its Edible Stories post, which makes you want to “eat, read, drink, and think” as their tagline suggests, the Arlington Farmers Market is included in a mouth-watering list of amazing food vendors worth a brunch visit this winter season.

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Wishing Arlington County Kids & Families a Wonderful New School Year

It’s hard to believe summer has ended and that the start of yet another school year, which starts TODAY, is now upon us.

This morning will be exciting for many kids in our county returning to Arlington schools.

And for area parents, as well as families considering moving to Arlington County, VA, it may be of high interest to learn that Arlington Public Schools has recently ranked as a Top School District in Virginia by Niche.com (Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.).
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Opening Dates For 7 Great Arlington Farmers Markets

Now that spring has sprung, local Arlington farmers markets will soon be opening or expanding their offerings of fresh local produce, meats, breads, prepared foods, specialty items and more for peak season.

I have been visiting the Arlington Farmers Market in Courthouse market to buy directly from and talk to the local farmers for many years. There’s also a wonderful community vibe and an amazing selection.

But there are a wide variety of local fresh farm markets to choose from in the Arlington, VA, area. Here are the opening dates and details for 7 great farmers markets in Arlington and Falls Church:
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