Hunt for Outdoor Art at National Harbor

Linda Barrett Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

If you’re missing museums and looking for a fun way to get your “art fix,” travel no farther than National Harbor where a number of outdoor art installations are readily available for viewing and photo ops. Wander on your own, or text ACNH to 56512 and plug into a scavenger hunt and an interactive guide to the outdoor art installations …

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 …

Greater Merrifield Business Association Announces a Change in Leadership

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town, Talk of Tysons

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 …

Schroeder Design/Build Celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2021 and Plans 35 Acts of Kindness

Linda Barrett Home & Design, Talk of Tysons

Schroeder Design/Build, Inc., a Fairfax, VA-based remodeling firm, celebrates its 35th anniversary year in 2021. And to honor this milestone anniversary, the company is planning 35 Acts of Kindness throughout the year.   The 35 Acts will be anchored by a year-long sponsorship of Hero Dogs, a local organization dedicated to raising and training service dogs for America’s heroes—our first responders and …

What census data tells us about growth in Tysons

Libby Solomon Talk of Tysons

From Greater Greater Washington By Libby Solomon (Writer and Editor)  It hasn’t been as quickly as some had planned, but Tysons has been growing. With hundreds of new housing units being built every year under a comprehensive development plan, a place that was once seen as a mall and an office park is slowly becoming a place where people live too. At the …

Spoiled Smoke Salmon Says “I Love You”

Johnny Hanna Talk of Tysons

Smoked Salmon is always part of the Holiday Celebrations in our home. Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving Day, New Year’s Morning – always includes smoked salmon, we can’t get enough of it!  And yet, we always seem to throw some of it out, since it spoils because no one eats the last 1/4 pound or so.  It’s wasteful and expensive, and only recently has it …

The Tents of Tysons’ Cool New Culinary Scene: Clarity

Allison Chase Sutherland Talk of Tysons

Spirited Inspiration Star restauranteurs in our local culinary constellations have emerged with innovative approaches to make dining enjoyable and accessible to us all. Delicious, engaging, and safe. Chef-owner Jon Krinn of Clarity, Vienna’s own upscale American dining spot, turned on the proverbial dime and proved he was up to the task, first by converting the outdoor parking lot into drive-up …

Merrifield One Hour Photo: An American Dream Fufilled

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town, Talk of Tysons

Greater Merrifield Business Association Member Spotlight While it’s called Merrifield One Hour Photo and has been an institution in Merrifield Plaza since 1987, it’s much more than a one-hour photo shop. Besides photos and reprints, John Duong and his wife Savan can assist you with canvas wall art, business cards, photo books, apparel, posters, video, photo restoration, large format printing, …