St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans 2021

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Green beer, Irish folk music, and parades are the hallmarks of this popular cultural celebration. Here is a collection of some of the best ways to celebrate in our area. VIRTUALLucky Leprechaun 5k March 5 – 31, 2021Time and location of your choice Feeling lucky? You will when you complete the virtual Lucky …

Tephra ICA presents Gisela Colón: Quantum Shift

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

 On view March 6 – May 29, 2021  Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents Quantum Shift featuring work by light and space artist Gisela Colón. This is the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. A virtual opening reception and artist talk will be held on March 18 at 6pm.  Gisela Colón …

Pairing Wine with Personality

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons

Cork & Keg Tours Takes Visitors on a Personal Tour of our Local Craft Beverages Personality Plus—that’s how I’d describe Renee Ventrice, who along with her husband Don, own Cork & Keg Tours. If you’ve ever taken one of her tours, you’ll recognize her bon vivant spirit. It may be just this spirit which landed her a video feature on …

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for March 2021

Sabrina Anwah | McLean Community Center Around Town

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in March. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual (online) or in-person, socially distanced formats. Please check the Center’s website, www.mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The center is located at …

The Faces of Tysons

Tysons Today Staff Talk of Tysons

Get to know the faces of the small business owners in and around Tysons that serve their community well. These top professionals share their insights on owning their own business and their mottos to living their best life. The Face of Airway and Sleep MedicineDr. Lilana Calkins What inspired you to pursue a practice in airway and sleep medicine? Children …

Creative Cauldron’s “Passport to the World of Music” Live Streaming Series presents Jake Blount and Susan Derry

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space turned high-def live stream studio, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammie Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau and Resident Artist Matt Conner. The series features blues, jazz, Latin, fusion, bluegrass, Broadway and folk from around the …

Canine Codependency

Jan King Humor, Pets

When I was younger, we believed that the first sign of mental illness was when  people began dressing up their pets. And if this standard still holds true today, then our entire nation is certifiably nuts!  Nobody can deny that our society is obsessed with coddling, cooing, and co-depending our pets, especially our dogs. And what’s more, this behavior isn’t …

January 2021 Housing Update

Bright MLS Real Estate

JANUARY 2021Data as of February 4, 2021 January 2021 D.C. Metro Market Activity D.C. Metro: January Home Sales and Median Prices SUMMARY The D.C. Metro’s January 2021 performance reflected buyers continued engagement in the market in the new year. Homes spent over two fewer weeks up for sale (an eight-year record decline), coming under contract in 11 days. Sales prices …

The Reston Historic Trust & Museum to host: Reston Teen Trivia Event

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

March 8, 2021, 2 p.m. Zoom  Join Reston Historic Trust & Museum on March 8th for a Teen Trivia event to find out what it was like living in Reston in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. South Lakes High School student, August Rivers, will give a presentation on Reston’s beginning, which will be followed by an interactive Q&A with long time …