An online forum created for Arlington residents looks to create a virtual place to connect with the community.
The community called PLACE Space is “aimed at encouraging civic conversations and facilitating community connections,” according to a press release from Arlington County.
“PLACE Space is a virtual town square,” Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hynes said in a statement. “We hope that it encourages lots of interesting conversations about issues and connects people, organizations and businesses across the County.”
The site was created as part of the county’s .
To participate in conversations or join a circle of interest, users need to take a few seconds to create a profile. The site also offers a community calendar, a community directory of Arlington organizations and individuals, and a map where you can “pin” your location so others know if you’re a near-by neighbor.