I really don't like this holiday. I suspect a lot of you don't either. But I still went and photographed the Boston fireworks from the park at the top of the hill that gives Arlington Heights its height. Photos and writeup here.
My newest post on Icons of Arlington is about Menotomy Rocks Park, a park I spent a lot of time in as a kid. I learned a lot about the park's history, both ancient geologic and recent community history, while I was researching for this one. Content warning for non-graphic discussion of suicide in the …
I went to East Arlington's 21st annual Feast of the East for Icons of Arlington. Write-up here.
The farmers' market is the place to be in Arlington this summer. I checked out some produce and met Patsy Kraemer, the woman behind the operation. Read about it on Icons of Arlington.
I've lived in Arlington for years, yet somehow have never been to Arlington Porchfest. I finally went. It's pretty nice. More photos and a write-up on Icons of Arlington.
After a little break I'm back with a new post for Icons of Arlington! I was homeschooled, so I've actually never set foot in Ottoson, but I've spent some time in these woods and it sounds like a whole lot of other people have too. An interesting little place.
I'll admit it, this is my favorite one of these posts so far. I love the bikeway and I think it's an important community resource for Arlington, and as a result I wrote. . .kind of a lot about it. See more photos of the bikeway and read about its history and current state on …
11 years ago, two women opened a nonprofit resale shop in the Fox branch of the Arlington Library. After an unexpected closure last summer, they re-opened it last week. Read about what happened in my latest post on Icons of Arlington.
Arlington is all about placing large carved stones around to commemorate various events and people, mostly related to war. The majority of them are for the Revolutionary War, but the big column in this picture is in honor of Union soldiers from Arlington who fought in the American Civil War. I wrote about this memorial, …
I have a new post up for my project Icons of Arlington, this time all about Arlington Center. Check it out if you want to know how unspeakably thrilling my hometown is.