Have you ever wanted one place to go for gossip, news, even life alerts in your city? Well lucky for you folks in Arlington and McLean – someone else wanted the same thing…so they created one.
ArlNow.com – Arlington Now
Their “About Us” reads like this: Launched in January 2010, ARLnow.com is the place for the latest news, views and things to do around Arlington, Virginia. Started by a Columbia Pike resident who spent the past several years working in local TV news, ARLnow.com seeks to distinguish itself with original, enterprising, up-to-the-minute local coverage.
What their “About Us” doesn’t say: The Editor, Scott Brodbeck, is an energetic, enthusiastic, and innovative journalist who doesn’t sleep. He’s got his ear to the ground on anything and everything in the County that happens. Be it new restaurant openings, gossip, politics, any kind of law enforcement events or news, accidents, traffic…you name it, he’s on it.
TheMcLeanEar.com – The McLean Ear
Their “About Us” reads like this: Our Mission: To unite this diverse, wonderful community that calls McLean, VA home. To serve as a town square where all voices may be heard.
We are your old-fashioned newspaper delivered through your computer. We’ll tell you what’s going on, who’s doing what, and why. We’ll tell you about your neighbors and the folks who make McLean McLean. We will always be accurate and fair.
What their “About Us” doesn’t say: The Editor, Bobbi Bowman, has over 30 years of journalism experience she’s putting to good use. She’s using what she knows to get dirt (think Real Housewives of DC i.e. McLean), arrests, things to do, news, etc. As a long-time resident of McLean, she wanted a place for people to know what’s going on in their own backyard.