Saturday, February 9, 2013
The race is Sunday morning.
Streets in Pentagon City will be closed Sunday morning for the Love the Run You’re With 5K. The Arlington County Police Department will the following roads: Race attendees are encouraged to use Metro, but those driving can use the parking garage at the Pentagon City Mall. Find out more about the race.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors plans to apply for federal funding to support streetcar line construction for a joint Arlington-Fairfax project.
FAIRFAX — A streetcar system to relieve congestion and increase economic development along the Columbia Pike corridor is the “locally preferred option” for transportation, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. The board endorsed a 4.9-mile streetcar line, a joint project with Arlington County that will run from Skyline in Fairfax County to Pentagon City. The 7-2 vote came a week after the Arlington County Board voted 4-0 in favor of the project. Fairfax County Supervisor Linda Smyth abstained, saying her husband had interest in a piece of property near the route. “The streetcar will relieve congestion and present economic development opportunities for the Skyline area and serve a population with the demonstrated support …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Andrew Dziuk, of Centreville, was charged with brandishing a firearm, reckless handling of a firearm and being drunk in public.
Andrew Dziuk recently pleaded guilty to pulling two guns on a hotel security guard at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in May, court records show. According to police, Dziuk entered the luxury hotel at 1:30 a.m. May 9, inquired about room rates and became irate when hotel staff quoted the price. According to the Ritz-Carlton's website, rooms start at $469 per night. When he was denied alcohol, hotel security followed Dziuk out of the hotel. He then pulled two semi-automatic pistols on the guard, Arlington police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said. General District Court records indicate he pleaded guilty to the charge of brandishing a firearm on June 8. He was sentenced to one year in prison.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Incident occurred at Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
A drunk 29-year-old man pulled two semi-automatic pistols on a hotel security guard early Wednesday because he was upset about the hotel rates, according to the Arlington County Police Department. Andrew Dziuk, of Centreville, has been charged with brandishing a firearm, reckless handling of a firearm and being drunk in public. About 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dziuk entered the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City and inquired about room rates, police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said. The hotel is at 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Hotel staff noticed two handguns tucked in his waistband. Dziuk was "irate" over how high the rates were, Sternbeck said. The man asked if he could be served alcohol and was denied. Security followed him out, at which point he …
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Projects should benefit Pentagon City, Crystal City and countywide sewer system.
The Arlington County Board on Saturday awarded several contracts for street and infrastructure improvements totaling nearly $13 million. The board voted unanimously to award: Improvements in the Pentagon City and Crystal City areas are part of larger projects designed to make the communities more vibrant and bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly, board Chairwoman Mary Hynes said in a statement. Countywide maintenance of Arlington's sewer system "is not sexy, but it is vital," Hynes stated. Pentagon City improvements The Pentagon City project is the largest of the bunch. The long list of improvements to South Hayes Street, between 15th Street South and Army Navy Drive, is designed in part to "create a greater sense of place," according to a …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Third-floor restroom is a known location where men meet to engage in sexual acts, police spokesman says.
The Arlington County Police Department is investigating an "obscene sexual display" reported at the Pentagon City mall, the latest in a rash of such crimes over the past month. At about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, the loss prevention manager of a retail outlet at the mall allegedly witnessed an unidentified man masturbating in the middle of a restroom while looking into a stall at someone, according to information police released today. The bathroom is on the third floor of a store at the mall, on South Hayes Street, though police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck would not identify the name of the store. "It's a known location where guys meet up to do things of a sexual nature, such as what happened (Thursday)," Sternbeck said. Men connect with one …