Virginia Made, Locally Available 

Aubrey Nye Hamilton Talk of Tysons

 A recent discussion on the Vienna Foodies Facebook group focused on a portable, Virginia-produced hostess gift for someone who was traveling for Thanksgiving. This query struck a chord with me, as for years I looked for made-in-Virginia items to send out-of-state family members. Herewith is the list of Virginia gift ideas the Vienna Foodies supplied, edited for local accessibility, along …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – December 1

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Solar and Roofing Company SmartRoof to Expand in Fairfax County, Creating 400+ New Jobs SmartRoof, one of the East Coast’s leading roofing companies, will invest $350,000 to expand in Fairfax County. The company will relocate from its current location in McLean to occupy 25,000 square feet of office space at 11091 Sunset Hills Road in Reston. Fairfax County and Virginia successfully competed for …

Let’s Go to the Movies

Linda Barrett Talk of Tysons

Elevate your movie-going experience at Tysons’ ShowPlace ICON theatre. The recent pandemic really took a bite out of area movie theatre attendance. Especially for the ShowPlace ICON Theatre & Kitchen at The Boro, which had the unfortunate luck to open just days before the world shut down. Now that things are “opening up” again, you should make it a point …

I Believe in Magic

Linda Bogaczyk Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

Northern Virginia’s only ongoing magic show dazzles audiences! The theatre is buzzing with excitement before each performance of Sly’s Magic show as audience members anticipate a wonder-filled evening. Then the “curtain rises” and the show begins. The thing is though, there’s no actual curtain. So the audience sees everything. Or do they? StageCoach Theatre is proud to add a monthly …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – November 17

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Six New Stations. Endless Possibilities. With much fanfare, national and regional officials gathered with hundreds of stakeholders to celebrate the opening of Metro’s Silver Line extension on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The extended service will connect customers to six new stations, adding 11.4 miles of track to the Metrorail system, and begin operations at a modern rail maintenance facility. The Silver …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – November 10

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Stepping up to help those who served: Resources for job seekers, companies looking to hire veterans Whether you are a veteran or military spouse looking for job opportunities, or your company is seeking to hire veterans, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, a V3-certified organization, and its partner organizations stand ready to assist you. With an estimated 80,000 veterans living in Fairfax …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – November 3

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Virginia Claims the Top Spot for Business Climate Virginia rose to first place in Site Selection magazine’s 2022 Business Climate Rankings, reported Virginia Business. The Commonwealth unseated Georgia, which had an eight-year streak in the top spot. “I’m pleased that Virginia has won the best business climate; it’s incredibly exciting to see the pace Virginia is moving at,” said Gov. Glenn Youngkin. “Virginia companies …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – October 27

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Space exploration disability inclusion cohort set to take flight In recognition of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month, FCEDA proudly features some exciting news about AstroAccess, a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in space careers. Eric Ingram, founder and CEO of the Fairfax County-based space company SCOUT is on the AstroAccess leadership team. Ingram recently spoke with FCEDA …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – October 20

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

Hoskins Lands on WBJ ‘Power 100’ List Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, was named for the third time to the Washington Business Journal’s “Power 100” annual roster of the most influential and impactful business leaders in Greater Washington. “It is a tremendous honor and a blessing to be counted among these leaders of Greater …

Helping Haitian Angels

Linda Barrett Talk of Tysons

It was a chance meeting between Patsy Norton and the beautiful children of Haiti that opened her heart and forged a new passion in Helping Haitian Angels (HHA). The Christian non-profit organization was founded by Bill & Debbie Harvey in 2008 following a biblical directive to rescue vulnerable children through family-style loving care and sustainable solutions that fight against Haiti’s …