Arlington County Living

Surreal, a sister restaurant to acclaimed Seven Reasons, will debut at the upcoming Dining in the Park in National Landing

Surreal restaurant, Dining in the Park, to debut at National Landing

Comforting food, hybrid spaces, lush park greenery to make Dining in the Park year-round attraction

Surreal, a sister restaurant to acclaimed Seven Reasons, and Dining in the Park will debut in National Landing. Exclusive developer of the submarket, JBG Smith, notes the dining experience will be unique, with indoor and outdoor space that can be transformed and customized based on the needs and the season.

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Smokecraft Modern Barbecue in Arlington unveiled a new patio that’s open daily. The 38-seat patio is the latest addition to this new barbecue spot in the heart of Clarendon.

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue opens patio, crafts to-go cocktails

New patio seats 38 in socially-distanced manner

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue in Arlington unveiled its new patio, which is open daily and seats 38. It’s the latest addition to the trendy barbecue spot in the heart of Clarendon. The restaurant’s management has been developing a socially-distanced outdoor dining environment suitable for guests to try the award-winning barbecue that’s now locally-available. In addition, there’s a new to-go cocktail program.

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Amazon HQ2 office towers at Metropolitan Park approved by Arlington County Board

First-phase towers of Amazon HQ2 at Metropolitan Park approved

Open spaces, mixed-use retail and towers to transform 6.5 acres of National Landing

Two new 22-story towers will emerge in Metropolitan Park as part of the first phase of Amazon HQ2. The buildings, open spaces and retail development adds up to 6.5 acres and were approved by the Arlington County Board this month, according to its announcement. The project also includes $20 million in an affordable housing contribution. The Board has discretion over the use of the contribution and it can receive it in the form of new affordable units built around the neighborhood.

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