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Arlington is widely known as a great place to live, with safe neighborhoods and top-notch public schools. While you may have already heard about some of its best attributes, it’s likely you’ll still come across some hidden gems when you take a closer look at some of its neighborhoods.


Arlington’s Bluemont neighborhood is full of bike trails, parks and tall trees. As one of the largest neighborhoods in Arlington, Bluemont has a diverse selection of homes at a somewhat more affordable price point.

While mostly consisting of single-family homes, there are some apartments and townhouses on the edge of the neighborhood. Yet another advantage of living in Bluemont is that many restaurants and retailers are within walking distance of the

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 clarendon - arlington va

Arlington is filled with great neighborhoods, but for some of the best value you may want to head to Clarendon/Court House. The true value comes in form of the available housing options and the many available amenities.

Located right next to each other, the two are so close they’re often interchangeable. Clarendon and Court House are connected via of a number of restaurants, retail stores and bars, most notably the chain retail stores of Clarendon Boulevard and the mom-and-pop offerings of Wilson Boulevard.

You’ll find traditional suburban venues like Starbucks and Whole Foods in Clarendon, but you’ll also find more unique restaurants and small entertainment venues nearby. Public transportation is easily accessible too, plus the area is covered

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America's Bro-iest Neighborhoods

Clarendon, a lively neighborhood in Arlington, is also home to scores of newly minted college grads with first-time jobs who still enjoy Happy Hours, beer pong and hanging out with their former frat brothers.  Thrillist, a men’s lifestyle website, included Clarendon on its list of “America’s 12 Bro-iest Neighborhoods,” ranking #10.  What’s a bro?  Urban Dictionary defines bros as “obnoxious partying males.”  Clarendon is in good company.  Other neighborhoods making the list: Murray Hill neighborhood in New York City; Uptown in Dallas; Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, CA; and Wrigleyville in Chicago.

Recent college grads from Georgetown, UVA, Virginia Tech as well as from colleges across the country attract bros to Clarendon, a close-in neighborhood

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Arlington, Virginia has been chosen as “America’s Most Walkable Suburb” and one of the best “Walk Friendly” communities by Prevention magazine and by the University of North Carolina’s Center for Pedestrian and Bicycle Information.  Arlington has great public transit as well as lots of sidewalks and trails.  Arlington’s quality of life is high; part of it is due to business and city leaders creating lively and walkable places that attract young adults, families and businesses to live in this close-in suburb.

Like Arlington, many cities across the U.S. are reinventing their cities to accommodate walkers to increase foot traffic over car traffic.  Walking improves personal health, fosters a sense of community, saves money and tames traffic.  While

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Clarendon has been named on the list of Yuppiest Neighborhoods in the country, according to Thrilllist.com.  Clarendon is a hot area in metro DC that is attracting yuppies in droves.  Its location is ideal with its close proximity to DC, and the Metro Orange Line station is at its back door.

Thrilllist.com put Clarendon on its list of The Nine Yuppiest Neighborhoods in America because “this Virginia neighborhood across the river from DC blends the quietude of suburbia with the bustle of city life, which makes it perfect for the professionals who work on K Street.”  You’ll find affluent single professionals as well as young families in Clarendon.  Upscale shopping here includes a Whole Foods market, Lululemon yoga boutique, and Pottery Barn mixed in with

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james hunter park arlington va 

A new $1.6 million dog park in Clarendon has been a very popular spot for residents to bring their dogs to play.  As an amenity within James Hunter Park, residents enjoy treating their pups to a waterfall for dogs to play in, water fountains to fill up dog bowls and plenty of open lawn for informal play within this community canine area.  James Hunter Park is the 8th community dog park in Arlington.  The dog park is located at North Herndon and 13th Streets, minutes from the Clarendon Metro.

Other amenities at James Hunter Park: a plaza terrace for picnicking, demonstration gardens, solar panels providing renewable solar power to the irrigation, better drainage and an automated water management system.  More than 8,000 people live within a 10-minute

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The newly updated Lyon Village dog park that is opening soon will be the eighth community dog area in Arlington.  Named James Hunter Park, after a late Arlington County board chairman, major parts of the dog park have already been installed, like the surface for the community dog area, pathways, public art, lighting and landscaping.  The park is located on the corner of North Herndon Street and N. 13th Street, a short walk from the Clarendon Metro.

The new Lyon Village dog park, designed to be environmentally self-sustaining, will operate an automated water management system that will reuse clean rainwater, and will use recycled materials throughout the park.  The final design for the park shows a plaza terrace for picnicking, gardens, and an open lawn

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Close-in neighborhood Clarendon is an urban village in Arlington, Virginia.  It is located between the Rosslyn and the Ballston areas.  The main borders are Wilson Boulevard and Clarendon Boulevard, named one of the 10 “Great Streets” in the U.S. by the American Planning Association in 2008.  Many of Clarendon’s 40-45 blocks resemble triangles because of the street configurations.

There is a convenient Metro station, the Clarendon Metro Station; the upscale shopping and retail mall, the Market Common Clarendon; and the Whole Foods Market.  As a popular destination spot, Clarendon’s informal borders have spread toward Virginia Square and toward Courthouse, two nearby Metro stations.  Clarendon also enjoys a reputation for lively nightlife featuring

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