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

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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

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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 …

McLean Community Center January 2021 Calendar of Events

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

36th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

BeBe Nguyen Around Town

Both in-person and online events planned for 2021 Reston Community Center will mark the 36th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration with a mix of online and in-person events to honor the Civil Rights leader and ask the community “Are We Keeping the Promise?” “We have planned meaningful events that will ask important questions and look toward the …

Town of Vienna hires Streetsense to conduct market study and craft economic development strategy

Lynne Coan | Adam Kincaid | Town of Vienna Around Town

Vienna Town Council approved tonight a contract with Bethesda-based Streetsense to conduct a market study and create an economic development strategy for the Town. The market study will provide detailed analysis of Vienna’s current commercial community, market conditions, and potential for future development by industry type. Based on the market study, the economic development strategy will provide a roadmap to …

A Gift From Ford’s Theatre – Radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town, Art & Culture

Post courtesy of Greater Merrifield Business Association As many locals know, for more than 30 years, A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre has been a treasured holiday tradition.  Unable to open their doors to live theatre, Ford’s has created a special radio broadcast, featuring many of the local actors who have been part of the show for the past several …

Merrifield Garden Center

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Greater Merrifield Business Association Member Spotlight It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!No one goes all out for Christmas like the Merrifield Garden Center. Founded in 1971 by Bob Warhurst and Billy Williams, this has been the place to go for all things Christmas since then. From a freshly cut Christmas tree, to a realistic artificial one, from ornaments …

2020 Northern Virginia Leadership Awards to be Held December 18th

Karen Cleveland Around Town

Leadership Fairfax Recognizes Leaders in Covid Response, Community Service and Regional Collaboration Leadership Fairfax is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Northern Virginia Leadership Awards (NVLAs), which will take place virtually on Friday, December 18 at 9 am. The NVLAs are bestowed annually to talented community leaders and organizations that have made a significant impact on Northern Virginia …

Things To Do This December In Fairfax County

Ali Morris Around Town

From Visit FairfaxAuthor Ali Morris ‘Tis the season in Fairfax County! There are plenty of things to do in Northern Virginia in December. Check out these things to see and events in the Washington, DC area that embrace winter and the holidays. Whether you want to be inside staying warm or enjoying the extra twinkle outside, here is your go-to guide for enjoying December …