Sheraton Renovations to Provide New Residential Homes in Tysons

Marcia McAllister Tysons Update

What used to be tallest building in Tysons, the former Sheraton Hotel, was once a mecca for business luncheons, corporate meetings and political celebrations.  In spite of its convenient location along Leesburg Pike, the owners closed its doors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The contents were auctioned off and residents wondered what would happen to the familiar landmark …

Maura Deegan Competes for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022

Maura Deegan Talk of Tysons

Founder of database MyHooha.org, Maura Deegan helps trauma survivors, those who have undergone physical, mental, or emotional experiences, find trauma -informed gynecologists and better women’s healthcare. This June she will hit the stage and compete for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022 in hopes of going on to Miss USA later this year.  The journey hasn’t been easy. A year …

Perch Putt, Atop Capital One Center, Opens Next Week

Capittal One Center | The Perch Talk of Tysons

18-hole miniature golf course in the sky offers stunning views, plus a truly elevated dining experience with three brand new stylish retro food trucks  Perch Putt, Capital One Center’s brand new 18-hole putt putt golf course, will officially open its doors to guests on Thursday, May 26, welcoming putters of all ages to experience a truly elevated round of mini-golf! …

Creative Cauldron Receives Ross Roberts Fund for The Arts Grant From Community Fund for Northern Virginia to Hire Bi-Lingual Teaching Artist

Creative Cauldron Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron was recently awarded a 2022 Ross Roberts Fund for the Arts grant from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The grant will fund a new bilingual teaching artist staff position, helping Creative Cauldron expand its program outreach to Spanish-speaking families and patrons in its service area. Creative Cauldron Founder and Producing Artistic Director Laura Connors Hull commented on …

The Watermark Hotel Brings One-of-a-Kind Accommodations and Experiences to Northern Virginia Like No Other

The Watermark Hotel Talk of Tysons

The newly opened property, located in the heart of Tysons’ Capital One Center, features 300 luxury residential suites  The Watermark Hotel (1825 Capital One Drive South; 703-707-0478) welcomes guests to experience the property that is like no other, featuring all residential style suites, elevated furnishings, contemporary decor, exquisite dining and stunning panoramic views from every window. Owned by Capital One …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 19

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Tech Titan Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, has been named as a “2022 Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine. “Hoskins has boosted economic development throughout the area. First was the District, where he helped develop CityCenterDC, the Wharf, and Union Market. Then it was over to Arlington, where he helped attract Amazon. Now he’s …

Town of Vienna Wins Three National Communications Awards

Town of Vienna Taste of Tysons

The Town of Vienna is getting national recognition with three Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Awards from the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC). The awards were announced last night at the organization’s annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky. First place honors in the special events category went to the Town of Vienna for Liberty Amendments Month. The event celebrates the …

Wheel of Fortune LIVE! is Coming to Capital One Hall

Capital One Hall Around Town

 Friday, September 23, 2022 Tickets on sale this Friday, May 20 at 10 AM  “Wheel of Fortune LIVE!,” an all-new theatrical experience, is going on tour across North America and will kick off a 60+ date tour on Thurs., Sept. 8. The all-new live stage show, produced by Right Angle Entertainment in partnership with Sony Pictures Television and UTA, is the …

ArtsFairfax Announces the 2022 Arts Awards Honorees

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ArtsFairfax to Recognize Capital One Hall, Gary and Tina Mather, Mark Brutsché, and Fall for the Book on October 28   The 2022 ArtsFairfax Arts Awards, to be held on Friday, October 28, 2022, will honor Capital One Hall; philanthropists Gary and Tina Mather; actor, director, and playwright Mark Brutsché; and Fall for the Book for their visionary contributions in Northern Virginia. The …

Vienna Town Council Adopts FY2023 Budget

Town of Vienna Talk of Tysons

At its regular meeting, the Vienna Town Council adopted the Town budget, real estate tax rate, and water and sewer rates for fiscal year 2023. The adopted budget: Reduces the property tax rate by 1.75 cents to 20.5 cents per $100 of assessed value Funds compensation increases for eligible employees Provides a new pay structure for the police department to …