9th Annual NOVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Expo “The Next Normal: Meeting the Challenge from Disruption to Transition” Registration Now Open

Marion Myers Around Town

The 9th Annual Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference & Expo will take place on May 6, 2021. This premier business-to-government event includes matchmaking, educational breakout sessions, a virtual Expo Hall, networking opportunities and innovative keynotes representing the Small Business Administration and Google Cloud – all in one place and all online, hosted by Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce (GRCC).  The …

Celebrate the reopening of Fairfax County’s best luxury movie theatre!

Jim Nowicki | ShowPlace ICON Theatres Around Town

Showplace ICON Theatres at The Boro Opens Friday, April 23 Experience new movies on the BIG screen with cutting-edge luxury and technology! ShowPlace ICON at The Boro is reopening its Tysons theatre with daily showings. The luxurious cinema has already put tickets on sale for Mortal Kombat, which open April 23rd.  In celebration of the reopening, ShowPlace ICON Theatre is …

Walk on the Hill back in bloom

Adam Kincaid | Lynne Coan | Town of Vienna Around Town

The Town of Vienna’s Walk on the Hill is reopening for in-person attendance, so grab your face covering and come enjoy lovely gardens and live entertainment Sunday, April 25. Due to covid-related precautions being taken, Walk on the Hill attendees are required to sign up in advance for one of two shifts, either 1:30-3 pm or 3:30-5 pm. A total …

Bottoms up at The Lost Dog Cafe, GMBA’s newest member!

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

The first Lost Dog Cafe opened in the Westover neighborhood of Arlington in 1985, and the residents there soon discovered what a gem it was.  Lost Dog Cafe in Merrifield, the fourth location, opened in 2013. The reputation of the Arlington and other locations helped the Merrifield store to quickly become a local favorite. From the 50 (yes fifty) sandwich …

Vienna competing to be Most-Fit Community

Adam Kincaid | Lynne Coan | Town of Vienna Around Town

The Town of Vienna, Fairfax City, and the City of Falls Church are running, walking, biking, training, stretching, and competing in a Mayors’ Fitness Challenge. With the aid – and activity – of citizens, the three municipalities are competing to determine the Most-Fit locality of 2021. Rally up family, friends, and co-workers to walk, bike, hike, practice yoga, play in …

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for April 2021

McLean Community Center Around Town

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in April. 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 …

Reduce, reuse, recycle at McLean Community Center’s Earth Day McLean—Act Locally drive-thru event on April 17

Sabrina Anwah | McLean Community Center Around Town

Residents can vote for MCC Governing Board Candidates, too  McLean Community Center (MCC) is holding an environmental action event for residents of Dranesville Small District 1A from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 17. Earth Day McLean—Act Locally is drive-thru, outdoor, event that provides a convenient way for McLean residents to better the planet. Admission is free; preregistration is …

Vienna ‘challenges’ businesses to go green

Adam Kincaid | Lynne Coan | Town of Vienna Around Town

The Town’s Conservation and Sustainability Commission (CSC) “challenges” local businesses and nonprofits to adopt or enhance green practices so that they may earn enough points to self-certify as “sustainable” and enjoy the admiration and appreciation of customers and residents. The CSC’s Sustainability Challenge, now in its fourth year (sans 2020 due to the coronavirus), provides a checklist of green actions …

Original Pancake House – Still open 7 days a week to serve you and your family

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

One year into the pandemic, Jeff Bulman and his dedicated staff are still serving up pancakes, crepes, sandwiches, and salads at 7395 Lee Highway in Falls Church. In 2010, the Original Pancake House relocated from Broad Street to Falls Plaza, taking over the space where McGuire’s Appliance Store had been. The large dining space they were able to obtain has …