The Tents of Tysons’ Cool New Culinary Scene: L’Auberge Chez François and Jacques’ Brasserie

Allison Chase Sutherland Features, Taste of Tysons

Long-loved local restauranteurs are doing everything conceivable to respect social distancing guidelines and safety protocols so that they can continue to welcome guests and allow them to feel confident about dining – especially outdoors. Their creativity has been unleashed. Their imaginations are on fire. Peggy James, Executive Director of the Vienna Business Association (and the Greater Merrifield Business Association) expresses …

Creative Cauldron Premieres Radio Broadcast of Bold New Works Original Musical ON AIR

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Music by Matt Conner and Book and Lyrics by Stephen Gregory Smith Creative Cauldron, in partnership with Duquesne University, LA TI DO Productions, and KDKA Radio premieres a radio broadcast of its critically-acclaimed Bold New Works musical ON AIR, written by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith. Originally planned for a live performance in Pittsburgh to celebrate the 100th anniversary …

“Placemaking: Transporation, Land Use, and Economic Vitality”

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

Virtual and In-Person Program  Hosted by the Reston Historic Turst & Museum   The Reston Historic Trust & Museum is pleased to announce a new program presented by Anne Rachel Flynn, Deputy County Executive of Fairfax County, who will be discussing Placemaking in Fairfax County at 7:00pm on November 18 at Reston Community Center Lake Anne. Flynn will discuss the importance …

Holiday Happenings

Keith Loria Around Town

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of challenges and misery in 2020, and questions still linger about when it will be safe to return to normal activities and start seeing friends and family regularly again. With the holiday season upon us, the impact of the pandemic is being felt a little bit stronger, and people are trying to find …

Committee for Helping Others is looking for your help!

Vienna Business Association Around Town

Please help Committee for Helping Others (CHO) help local families celebrate the holidays by donating gift cards.  We are looking for Giant or Safeway gift cards for a holiday meal and Walmart or Target cards for gifts for their children, suggested $25 or $50 amounts. Due to COVID, we are not able to have our popular Christmas Store this year …

Reston Community Center Thanksgiving Food Drive Expands with “Stuff the RA Camp Van” Events

BeBe Nguyen Around Town

Reston Community Center is teaming up with community partners Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Reston Association and Cornerstones to help local families during November. People who can give non-perishable food, gift cards, toiletries or other items are encouraged to participate in the “Stuff the RA Camp Van” events on upcoming weekends and the Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive through November 23. …

Community conversations about sidewalks, awesome volunteers

Lynne Coan | Adam Kincaid | Town of Vienna Around Town

The Town of Vienna will host a community engagement doubleheader Tuesday, November 10: On Deck with Mercury will take place from 5-7 pm with Mayor @ Your Service beginning at 7:30 pm, both in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 127 Center Street S. Leading off, Town Manager Mercury Payton will be joined by Public Works Director Mike Gallagher, Pedestrian Advisory …

The Kitchen: Where to Begin the Remodeling Process?

Syntha Harris Interiors Features, Home & Design

Part 2: Appliances Kitchen remodeling may seem like a daunting task, and without the proper planning, guidance, and a well thought-out renovation process, it can be. With over two decades in the design business, I know the necessity of a well-laid plan. The ‘Kitchen Series’ is designed to help you start the process and enable better research when contemplating your …

Holiday Pop-Up Market, presented by the Vienna Arts Society

Vienna Business Association Around Town

Vienna Art Center is sponsoring the 1st annual outdoor Pop-up Holiday Market featuring vendors offering original hand made items and yummy food. Following all Covid-19 safety guidelines. Free admission. Be sure to pop in to the Holiday Market Pop-up! When:Sunday, November 8Noon – 5:00pm Where:243 Church Street, NWVienna, VA www.viennaartssociety.org

Verse Wins Best Washington/Baltimore Condominium Community

The Meridian Group Around Town, Home & Design

On October 21, 2020, Verse Condominiums was honored to accept the award in the category “Best Washington/Baltimore Condominium Community” at the 24th Annual Delta Associates’ Market Overview & Awards for Excellence. Delta Associates has been providing professionals with research and market studies throughout the US for over 35 years. For the last 24 years, Delta Associates has recognized and celebrated exceptional new …