Friday, December 7, 2012
Light Up Rosslyn brought families out on Thursday evening.
See our gallery above of 40 Rosslyn buildings being lit up for the holidays. Read more about Light Up Rosslyn. Want to get articles on Arlington County delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for the Clarendon Patch or Arlington Patch newsletters.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
See holiday lights turn on across 40 Rosslyn rooftops during annual event.
Watch 40 Rosslyn rooftops come to life Thursday night during the 19th Annual LIGHT UP Rosslyn. The occasion includes December favorites like music, hot chocolate, cookies, and the big event: Arlington officials flipping a giant light switch to turn on holiday lights on rooftops. The event benefits the homeless clients of the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN). The Rosslyn BID, which is sponsoring the LIGHT UP Rosslyn event, collected warm winter clothing for the group starting Nov. 7 and topping off Thursday. “Last year, we collected 59 ninety-gallon bags of clothing for A-SPAN,” said Cecilia Cassidy, executive director of the Rosslyn BID. “I hope the Rosslyn community will join us for this memorable celebration.” …
Friday, December 2, 2011
At the flip of a giant switch, the Rosslyn skyline lights up for the holidays.
Thursday night, people gathered to kick off the holiday season in Rosslyn at Light Up Rosslyn. Music from the Beltway Brass Quintet and Snowday set the festive mood as people mingled, ate chili and drank hot chocolate from nearby Santa Fe Cafe and cookies and cider provided by Monday Properties. The evening was hosted by NewsChannel 8 Anchor Morris Jones. At 6:30 p.m., Arlington County Board Chairman Chris Zimmerman flipped the oversized light switch with the help of Rosslyn Business Improvement District President Peter Greenwald; the BID's executive director, Cecilia Cassidy; Kathy Sibert, executive director of the Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, or A-SPAN; and Artisphere Executive Director Jose Ortiz. Light Up Rosslyn also …