Category Archives: Arlington

parting shot: arlington

Barely legible in the above picture, ‘Last of the ’48 rail cars- 1968’ is written on the mural. The mural is joined on this building by several other murals of ‘Arlington Memories.’ Also in the above picture you can make … Continue reading

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stella’s

On Arlington Ave, in a great old building, sits Stella’s Pizza. This place is good eating. I had the ‘Pittsburgh Steak’ which I was told is steak and cheese with fried peppers and onions. It was bomb. So is this … Continue reading

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the steepness

From Arlington Ave. southward, the streets slope down steeply; pedestrians are offered stairways with handrails to make the descent a bit easier. These steps could use some stimulus package.

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abandoned arlington

Arlington is home to a decent amount of abandoned buildings, both residential and commercial. The picture on the left shows a building on Arlington Avenue that’s been boarded up and covered in gang tags. The picture on the right offers … Continue reading

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hilly streets of arlington

An even mix of brick Foursquare, frame and low lying brick houses dot Arlington’s hilly streets.

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arlington one stop house-porn and garden tour

There are a few beauties in Arlington, but this one stopped me in my tracks. It’s on Arlington Ave. and I’m pretty sure it’s just inside the official neighborhood borders. Wow. According to tax records it’s from 1898 and has … Continue reading

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nagel’s

If you’re in Arlington, and you’re at a bar, you’re at Nagel’s. Before I happened upon the bar, I was lost while biking around and asked a passerby for directions: Me: “Hey there, I’m lost- could you help me find … Continue reading

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