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BallstonConnect Podcast

Jul 15, 2020

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted nearly every industry, but none have been as greatly affected as local retail and salons. 

Tina Leone discusses re-opening retail in Ballston with Jane Abraham, co-owner of Scout & Molly's Boutique, and Eric Renfro, co-owner and operator of The Bearded Goat. 

Learn how local...


Jul 1, 2020

Since COVID-19, the home office has become the main workplace for many employees. However, under Governor Northam's Forward Virginia plan, offices may begin to re-open. 

Tina Leone chats with Christine Miller-Langmack, Partner with space planning and design firm, Washington Workplace. Christine discusses how the office...


Jun 16, 2020

The Ballston BID knows the moths between April and November as market season, but 2020 has been unlike any other market season. 

Tina Leone, the CEO of the Ballston BID. chats with Nony Dutton, the Deputy Director of FreshFarm Markets, and Bill Mickley, the owner and operator of Mickley's Orchard and Farm Market....


May 15, 2020

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy nature, but what do we do if it's better for us to stay close to home? 

Tina Leone of the Ballston BID is joined by Emily Landsman, the Communications Director of Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture. We find out how we can bring a piece of nature close to home through balcony,...


May 4, 2020

While Ballston and the rest of Arlington begin to settle into a new normal under the stay-at-home order, there are some in the community who face greater hardship due to uncertain housing situations. 

Nationally there has been a scramble to serve those facing domestic violence or homelessness during the COVID-19...