Reston Community Center’s Aquatics Center Renovation Earns Regional Public Works Award

BeBe Nguyen Around Town

Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center is named the American Public Works Association/Mid-Atlantic Region Project of the Year for Structures $5 – $25 million Reston Community Center is proud to announce the recent renovation of the Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center has earned top honors for the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) in the 2021 American …

The Boro To Host Third American Red Cross Blood Drive

Erika Winter Around Town

After Receiving Enough Donations to Save 67 Lives Last July, The Boro and Red Cross Continue Partnership The Boro, Tysons’ premiere destination for luxury urban living in the heart of Northern Virginia, is partnering with The American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive. This will be an essential part of the life-saving network connecting donors to those in need …

The Transformation of Merrifield – Decades in the making

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

With the opening of the Dunn Loring Metro in the early 1980’s, there was an upsurge in activity in Merrifield. In 1999, the Suburban Merrifield Task Force of dedicated citizens and stakeholders was formed to bring about the transformation of Merrifield from an industrial region, where you could watch a movie, grab dinner and then rent a backhoe. There were …

A Taste of California – A Virtual Wine Tasting event with host, Vienna Vintner

Irma Gennaro | Shepherd's Center Serving Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon Around Town

Friday, February 26,20216:30-7:45 pm on ZOOM A benefit for Shepherd’s Center serving Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon (SC) During the tasting, Vienna Vintner’s owner, Victor Mendes, will be presenting a selection of 3 fine wines from his own winery in California’s Paso Robles region. He will be showcasing wines from his VIX selection. To participate in this exciting and fun private tasting experience, contact Vienna …

Caffe Amouri Launches New Community Endeavor – Cup on the Wall

Michael Amouri | Caffe Amouri Around Town

One of the mottos at Caffe Amouri is “Where coffee meets community!” Caffe Amouri has launched a new program called A Cup on the Wall. Purchase a drink for yourself and/or a “cup for the wall” and that second drink will be put up on our window for someone to redeem as a gift from you! A nice way to …

First Annual Vienna Restaurant Week! February 14 – 21

Vienna Business Assocation Around Town, Taste of Tysons

It’s the ultimate win-win: Take advantage of ViennaVA Restaurant Week deals and support the Town of Vienna’s 80+ restaurants, coffee shops, and dessert eateries. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza or homestyle Vietnamese — or want to dine in or carry out — Vienna has so much to enjoy! More information! The Town of Vienna Economic Development Division has …

A Message from Kevin Warhurst, GMBA President, 2021

Kevin Warhurst | Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are looking forward to what we all hope will be a safe, healthy and prosperous 2021. As the incoming president of the Greater Merrifield Business Association, I look forward to serving and working with the Board in leading this great organization in the year ahead. I …

McLean Community Center February 2021 Calendar of Events

McLean Community Center Around Town

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

A people-focused Purdue fan steps into Town’s HR leadership role

Lynne Coan | Adam Kincaid | Town of Vienna Around Town

As Michelle Crabtree takes on her new professional role as the Town of Vienna’s human resources director, she brings with her lessons learned in the hotel industry and with Walmart, a family Purdue tradition that extends back four generations, and a love for people and human relations. Before coming to the Town of Vienna, Crabtree worked for a quarter of …

Lidl to open in 2021 in Merrifield Plaza

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

Lidl, a grocery store chain that started in Germany in 1978, grew quickly across Europe. It took them 38 years to open their first store in the US, but in the past three years they have grown to 100 stores on the Eastern Seaboard.  Merrifield will soon (May 2021) have their own store, opening in Merrifield Plaza in the space …