VivaTysons’ Picks for Top Private Schools

Patricia Lee Hall Education, Features

Northern Virginia has some of the best public school systems in the United States. Still, many local families choose to send their children to private schools. Why take on the extra expense? From smaller class sizes to advanced programs and some unique environments and features, private schools generally can offer more than public schools, often limited by budgetary and policy …

The Faces of Tysons

Tysons Today Features, Talk of Tysons

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Filled with entrepreneurs, medical professionals, award-winning restauranteurs, and professional service providers, Tysons and the surrounding areas have access to individuals and companies that offer world-class exceptional services and results. Here’s what they look like. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_tta_pageable no_fill_content_area=”1″ autoplay=”20″ active_section=”1″ pagination_style=”flat-round” pagination_color=”turquoise” css=”.vc_custom_1535547912111{padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_tta_section title=”Dr. Allen S. Garai” tab_id=”Dr_Garai”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1535396490671{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner css=”.vc_custom_1535396538903{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1535550625834{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] The Face …

The Hope & Glory Inn: Chesapeake Haven

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

The fabled Hope & Glory Inn occupies a former schoolhouse built in 1890 in the quaint village of Irvington in Virginia’s Northern Neck of the Chesapeake Bay. A neat white picket fence encloses a botanical gardener’s dream, bursting with fuchsia peonies, where you will be met with many a whimsical word that remind you to relax and just breathe – …

Charmed by Cotillions

Tysons Today Talk of Tysons

When you think of Cotillion, you may evoke images of white-gloved debutantes in the deep South learning which fork to use at a fancy dinner or trying the steps of a lilting waltz. But today’s cotillion is hip and modern—and a lot of fun. “Cotillion is so much more than putting on a beautiful white dress and learning to dance. …

Beauty Spotlight: Carolyn Delaney

Tysons Today Beauty

Name and occupation. Carolyn Delaney, Sr. Account Executive at Arch Mortgage Insurance What is your biggest beauty splurge that you deem necessary? My passion is fashion and unique, quality clothing! Friends and customers joke and say, “I’ve know you for 25 plus years and have never seen you in the same thing twice!” What is the beauty product will you …

Garage for All Seasons

John Byrd Home & Design

Residential Detached Structure Wins COTY Grand for Sun Design Remodeling A detached garage and breezeway added to a 25-year-old Georgian-style residence in Clifton has won a “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) Grand award for Sun Design Remodeling Specialists. The three-part design—which combines a new “carriage house” detached garage, a double-gated arched breezeway and a blue-stone garden walkway—reconciles the side elevation …

Ask an Advisor: Women & Financial Planning

Daniel P. Lash, CFP®, AIF® Finance

As a female Financial Advisor working in an industry traditionally dominated by men I find myself in the unique position to empower women to pursue their financial goals. Many of the women I have worked with have made great progress, but industry studies point to a startling fact: when it comes to planning for our retirement, women fall short when …

Musicians, Safety Patrols Receive Awards

Tysons Today Around Town

Woman’s Club honors middle- and elementary-school students The musicianship of four students from Cooper and Longfellow middle schools was recognized by the Woman’s Club of McLean at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 1, where the students also performed on their instruments. Students Anh-Thu-Pham and Muriel Wallach, of Cooper Middle School, played solo works by Fritz Kreisler and Art Dedrick on …

Breezy Button Downs

Tysons Today Fashion

Button-downs are such a wardrobe staple, whether it’s a work look or go-to for a casual social event.  July can be a hot month to endure being buttoned up in one, though, so here are some breezy styles that make long sleeves more manageable during those hot summer months. Off the shoulder tops—show off those bronzed summer shoulders and feel …

Support Your Community By Choosing Local Food

Tysons Today Taste of Tysons

Parents of George Washington University (GWU) students were worried. Their kids were often dining on fast food, because they had little time to cook and no access to a kitchen. That’s when Shana Greenbaum saw an opening. The young fitness expert began her food delivery business, Healthy Fresh Meals, with those college students in mind. Three years later, the demand …