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No Metro station, but Shirlington has culture, dining, biking — and a very popular dog park

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WHERE WE LIVE | The Arlington neighborhood’s urban feel, closeness to D.C. and affordable housing draw buyers.

“’What it represents is we may not have Metro but people buy [homes] here all the time because of the dog park,’ said Wilson, who drops by Best Buns Bread Company for pastry, Peet’s for coffee and Dogma Dog Bakery for dog treats before taking her Cavachon to the park. ‘It is a major asset to the area and to our merchants.'”

“…Although the pandemic curtailed activity, the Village at Shirlington looks to once again become a popular dining and entertainment destination with the Signature Theatre, an AMC movie theater and popular restaurants Carlyle and Busboys and Poets. The Arlington Public Library branch, which opened in 2007, is a neighborhood favorite…”

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