Selling A Home Over Winter

Casey Margenau Real Estate

At this time of year many people ask me, “Is it a good idea to try to sell my home over the winter?” Now, this year is very different. However, my answer is still very much as I might have said in years past.   Over the winter months there are fewer buyers looking to buy but they tend to be …

The Journey to the Title: Meet JeanAnne Roberts, Mrs. DC America

Linda Barrett Lifestyle

JeanAnne Roberts isn’t the typical contestant that comes to mind when you mention beauty pageants. For one thing, she’s not 25. For another, she has a husband and two adorable children. At age 55, she is the reigning Mrs. DC America. JeanAnne’s Journey How did your journey begin? Because of my love of dance and modeling, I signed up for …

DC Restaurant Week Winter 2021: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants

Tysons Today Staff Taste of Tysons

Winter Restaurant Week returns for two weeks with expanded options to “Dine In. Take Out. Eat Up.” DC Restaurant Week returns for two weeks from January 25 – February 7, 2021. Support your local restaurants and savor specially priced three-course menus at the participating Tysons and Reston area restaurants listed below.  Returning for Winter 2021 are the $55.00 dinner option …

7 Trends Influencing 2021 Kitchen and Bathroom Design

Analiese Kreutzer Home & Design

We all spent significant time in our homes for the better part of last year, and that means we had lots of time to examine what we would like to change about them. As a result, some interesting trends have emerged in kitchen and bathroom design. Overall, we want spacious, soothing, and organized spaces that are easy to clean and …

Skorpios Maggio’s Greek Family Restaurant and Café Renaissance in Vienna, VA Receives Appreciation Award from Northern Virginia Charity

Irma Gennaro Around Town, Talk of Tysons

Recently, Shepherd’s Center serving Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon (SC) had the opportunity to express their appreciation to Skorpios Maggio’s Greek Family Restaurant owners, Chris and Sherry Maggio, and Cafe Renaissance owners, Saeed and Soraya Abtahi for their participation in preparing holiday meals for lonely and isolated seniors in the Northern Fairfax County region.   SC’s Certificate of Appreciation was presented to Sherry Maggio, co-owner of Skorpios Maggio’s …

McLean Community Center’s Live & Virtual Be Fit McLean Health & Wellness Fair is January 23

McLean Community Center Around Town

With the start of the new year, many people have made resolutions to improve their health. Be Fit McLean, a virtual health and wellness fair produced by the McLean Community Center (MCC), can help them meet resolution goals by providing health-enhancing information. Be Fit McLean, a live, virtual health fair event, will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. …

Greater Merrifield Business Association Announces a Change in Leadership

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town, Talk of Tysons

Changing of the Guard Billy Thompson, who has served as President of GMBA for the past 7 years, steering GMBA during many changes in Merrifield will be stepping down as President in 2021. Billy will remain an active member, and continue to serve on the GMBA board. A lifelong resident of the Vienna/Merrifield area, he has witnessed the transition of …

Bazin’s on Church: A Touch of Magic in Vienna

Allison Chase Sutherland Taste of Tysons

Ten years ago, I stopped in for lunch at one of everyone’s favorite neighborhood Vienna restaurants, Bazin’s on Church, and spied a glossy new publication which caught my eye at the entrance. This was my first encounter with Viva Tysons Magazine. I was enamored with the idea of a hyperlocal magazine highlighting all of what we want to know about …

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Northern VA

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

Sold in November, 2020 22781 Creighton Farms Dr | Leesburg, VA Architecture: French, OtherList Price: $5,100,000 Close price: $5,500,000 Nestled within the gates of the exclusive, award winning Creighton Farms community is this one of kind masterpiece designed and built by top builder, The Galileo Group. Situated on a majestic, 3+ acre, $1.5 million premium lot, this remarkable Estate home boasts …

Ask an Advisor: About New Year’s Resolutions

Rose Price, CFP® AIF® Finance

What are the Most Important Financial Resolutions I Should Have for 2021? Everyone has different priorities but here are the top four I recommend:  Protect Your Estate  Review and update your estate documents. The primary purpose of a will is to ensure that your assets are distributed to whomever you choose, in the amount and manner that you choose. You …