Looking to its past as a quaint post-World War II suburb, the now-urban village of Ballston in Arlington, Virginia, is considering an unconventional approach to improving economic and social activity: miniature golf.
Sep 29, 2006 Arlington Connection
A small rural community in Virginia is generating public momentum towards implementing a plan to make the town more walkable, going back to its heritage as a self-contained village.
Sep 15, 2006 The News Leader
Fierce battles may arise between regional energy interests providing power to Northern Virginia’s sprawling suburbs and local land conservationists.
Sep 12, 2006 The Washington Post
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
Sep 8, 2006 The Washington Post
The suburbs outside Washington D.C. are the richest in the nation -- in part due to the growth in federal spending since 9/11.
Sep 1, 2006 The Washington Post
While students at Thomas Jefferson High in Arlington, Virginia outperform many of their U.S. counterparts, it's not because the school has superior infrastructure. Mold, bugs and falling ceilings are common.
Aug 29, 2006 The Wall Street Journal
Newcomers to the U.S. are finding jobs and a safe place to call home outside of the nation's big cities.
Aug 8, 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch
Following closely behind Northern Virginia and Washington DC, condo conversions in Baltimore are now halted.
Aug 3, 2006 The Baltimore Sun
Large home builders are increasingly able and willing to bribe local governments to approve new greenfield developments.
Jul 26, 2006 Gristmill
The availability of green building technologies has been steadily increasing to the point of affordability. Some high-profile projects are setting the stage for broader acceptance and use.
Jul 22, 2006 Business Week