6 Ways to Control Your Portion Size

Fitness Together Fitness

Forget the magic recipes and theme diets, the “no-fail” food combinations guaranteed to shrink your waistline. And, forget the cabbage soup.  These may work, but they ignore the simple truth or principle of weight loss. Which is: Burn more calories than you consume. It just requires a lot of discipline and consistency. The good news for you is that we’ve got …

Coronavirus Exposure Notification App Launches In Virginia

Emily Leayman Around Town, Health & Wellness

Via the Patch By  Emily Leayman The Virginia Department of Health’s COVIDWISE app notifies someone if they’ve been around a person who tested positive. The Virginia Department of Health has launched an app to notify people of potential contact with confirmed coronavirus cases. The COVIDWISE app sends an alert if a person has been close to a person who tested …

Vienna Oktoberfest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Vienna Business Association Around Town

In the interest of public health and safety and to limit the spread of COVID-19, Vienna Oktoberfest 2020 has been canceled. The event was scheduled for October 3. This joint decision by the Vienna Business Association (VBA) and Town of Vienna is in line with current recommendations from the Virginia Department of Health and Gov. Ralph Northam’s office and takes …

2020 Taste of Reston Canceled

Marion C. Myers Around Town

After careful consideration, The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Taste of Reston food festival due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Taking everything into account, this decision supports the community’s efforts to keep us safe and healthy during these unprecedented times Taste of Reston will return to Reston Town Center next summer …

Silver Line Phase 2 Windscreen Updates Progress at Dulles Airport Station

Marcia McAllister Tysons Update

Structural steel erection work is complete on the north and south sides of the Dulles Airport Station. The steel will support louvers on the north side of the station and the glass windscreen on the south side facing the main airport terminal. Once the contractor, W.M. Schlosser Co., completes welding work, crews will begin applying the steel coating system and install the …

Community conversation on policing in Vienna and use of force

Lynne Coan | Adam Kincaid Around Town

Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton will lead a community conversation on policing in Vienna, use of force, and finding a path forward at his monthly On Deck with Mercury event from 6-8 pm Tuesday, August 11, in the Vienna Community Center gymnasium. Among Payton’s guests will be Police Chief Jim Morris. Because space in the community center gym is limited …

New Frozen Yogurt Shop, Peachwave Announces Grand Opening

David Waskiewicz | Hanh Waskiewicz Around Town, Taste of Tysons

 We are a family owned and operated small business. We love the community we live in and wanted to give back and open a shop that offers a great alternative to current choices in our area. We offer premium small batch frozen yogurt, gelato and DOLE whip made fresh daily! We strive to always have the freshest cut fruits and …

July-August 2020 Local Real Estate Experts

Tysons Today Staff Real Estate

Kevin Kleifges Someone Who Knows This Area Inside and Out! As an agent who’s an expert in this local area, Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate. Kevin is someone you can trust for up-to-date information who is eager to serve you. If you need to find your next home, Kevin will find …

For Northern Virginia Restaurants, Change is on the Menu

Renee Sklarew Taste of Tysons

It had been thirteen days since Bear Branch Tavern opened its doors, and Logan Skidmore says the restaurant was getting a great reception from the community: “We were heading into the strongest week of the year—March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day – it’s normally very big for us.” Skidmore is the director of operations for Vintage Restaurant Group, which includes …

Public Art Reston to Host a Live Virtual Artist Talk with DeWitt Godfrey, interviewed by Marco Rando

Anne Delaney Art & Culture

Thursday, August 6th, 2020 at 7:00 pm Join Public Art Reston for a live virtual artist talk with DeWitt Godfrey. The artist’s latest work ‘Simon’ is scheduled to be installed at Valley & Park here in Reston in August. During the artist talk, Godfrey will be interviewed by Public Art Reston Board Director and local artist Marco Rando. They will …