Tensions flare at 6 hour Vienna Town Council public hearing on 380 Maple Avenue

Michael Dranove Politics, Tysons Update

Voices were raised and hands were gestured at the Vienna Town Council’s unprecedented July 15th public hearing on a proposed/already approved mixed-use development at 380 Maple Avenue. The topic of the night’s heated discussion was a proposal put forward by Councilmember Pasha Majdi on July 1st to rescind the Vienna Town Council’s June 17th approval of a mixed-use development consisting …

Tysons Development With Tallest Building In DC Region Approved

Emily Leayman - The Patch Talk of Tysons, Tysons Update

Via the Patch By  Emily Leayman The development’s Iconic Tower is slated to have a height of 600 feet with an observation deck. TYSONS, VA — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the View at Tysons development, which will feature the region’s tallest building. The developer is Clemente Development Co. Five buildings will be part of …

MediterraFish Eatery & Market: Daily Fresh Catch is Their Gift to Your Health

Renee Sklarew Taste of Tysons

Seafood has a good reputation. People who care about healthy eating know that it is an important source of nutrients including its abundance of omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D. Restaurant owner Tuba Sapanli recognizes this fact; it’s her mantra and the inspiration behind MediterraFish Market in Fairfax’s Mosaic District. The Evidence-based Health Benefits of Seafood When you learn the …

Ask an Advisor: What is Financial Wellness?

VLP Financial Advisors Finance

Financial wellness is a holistic approach to personal finance that is focused on you gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your money and make smart financial decisions in your everyday life. True financial wellness encompasses everything from saving enough for retirement and your children’s education to knowing you have a plan in place to protect your family financially …

Developer Breaks Ground On Massive $1.4B Reston Project: Report

Dan Taylor - The Patch Talk of Tysons, Tysons Update

Via the Patch By Dan Taylor The groundbreaking for a 36-acre Reston development reportedly happened earlier this month. RESTON, VA — A massive $1.4 billion project will soon tower over Reston, and officials broke ground on the project earlier this month, according to a report. Bisnow reports that Brookfield Properties held a groundbreaking Oct. 7 for Halley Rise, which will be …

Creative Cauldron Presents Announces “Bold New Musical Voices” Competition for Women Composers and Writers

Laura Connors Hull Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron announces an open call for submissions for its new “Bold New Musical Voices” Festival, to be held from April 27th through May 6, 2020.   The festival seeks new and innovative musical works by women and women-identifying writers and composers.  Queer women and women of color are encouraged to submit.  Three to five new musicals will be selected at the end of …

When Phase 2 of the Silver Line opens, Reston Residents Will Be Served by Three Stations: the Phase One Wiehle-Reston, the Reston Town Center Station and Herndon Station.

Marcia McAllister Transportation, Tysons Update

Here’s a  close-up of the Herndon Station. It is is being constructed by Capital Rail Constructors, a joint venture of Clark Construction LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., as part of of the Silver Line extension to Dulles Airport and Loudoun County. Herndon Station includes: Bus drop-off and pick-up (south side) Kiss & ride (existing) 5 lockers (south) Bike racks …

Agora Opens New Location in Tysons Corner

TysonsToday Staff Taste of Tysons

The Beloved Mediterranean Mezze Restaurant Expands From Its Original Dupont Location With First Northern Virginia Outpost Modern Mediterranean favorite Agora opened its doors in July to its newest location in Tysons Corner (7911 Westpark Drive). The 4,000-square-foot eatery features a custom brick oven and is the official northern Virginia outpost of the original Agora, a delicious and beloved Dupont Circle …

1st Stage Announces Season 12 2019-2020

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Trying By Joanna McClelland GlassDirected by Alex Levy September 19 – October 20, 2019 Regional Premiere This two-hander explores the author’s real experience working for Francis Biddle at his home in Washington, DC from 1967-1968. Judge Biddle, Former Attorney General of the United States under Franklin Roosevelt and Chief Judge of the American Military Tribunal at Nuremberg is notoriously hard …