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BallstonConnect Podcast

Sep 1, 2020

How does Arlington County attract businesses to the area? Tina Leone chats with Telly Tucker, the Director of Arlington Economic Development, to learn how they bring business and keep them in Arlington. 

We also find out how AED has pivoted to support the local economy during COVID-19, and what Telly sees for...


Aug 26, 2020

We know how hard the pandemic has been on local businesses, but there are still a few brave souls actually opening their doors in the midst of COVID-19. 

Tina Leone chats with the heads of two brand new businesses to Ballston: Cullen Gilchrist and Richie Poe. 

Cullen is the CEO of Union Kitchen, and Richie is the...


Aug 26, 2020

How have performers fared during the COVID-19 pandemic? What have they done while venues and performance centers have been closed? Tina Leone chats with Lucy Bowen McCauley and Helen Chamberlin of Bowen McCauley Dance Company to learn how performers and their organizations have adapted to the new circumstances, and what...


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...