Urban Plates in Suburban Environs

Shari Sheffield Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The west coast restaurant chain Urban Plates launched its first east coast eating destination in June.  Its DC area fast casual concept debuted in the Tysons Galleria on the first floor across from Maggiano’s. The Tyson Galleria location is the latest addition to Urban Plates’ growing wholesome food emporium dynasty. The California based chain selected the Tysons area “…because of …

Letter from the Publisher

Johnny Hanna Letter from the Publisher

Please allow us to start by expressing our condolences to the family, friends and our family of readers and writers with regard to the loss of our columnist and humorist Jan King. A New York Times best selling author, Jan’s work always left us  smiling at the end of each issue for last many years. Jan passed away August 13, …

World’s most advanced painting robots will join in the celebration of Tysons Corner Center’s 50th Anniversary this September.

Becca Wilcox Arts

In conjunction with Tysons Corner Center, local artist and winner of the $100,000 International Robot Art Competition, Pindar Van Arman, will put on an art installation  commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Tysons Corner Center entitled “Tysons: Then and Now” at Tysons Corner Center. The installation will begin September 6th in Fashion Court at Tysons Corner Center and will be activated …

Ask an Advisor: About Saving for College

Belle Schneider, AIF®, CFP® Finance, Staff Picks

We just had a baby, how soon should I start savings for my child’s college? The best answer I can give to that question is, start now.  As a new parent you are likely overwhelmed by all the increased responsibilities and it is easy to put off the future, but don’t. The sooner you begin saving for college, the more …

Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik

Keith Loria Music Scene

With an unmistakable voice, John Ondrasik is the man behind Five for Fighting’s rich history of hits, including “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” “The Riddle” and “Chances.” These days, Ondrasik is taking a new approach to his tunes by backing them with a string quartet while out on tour. He’ll be stopping at DC’s Lincoln Theater on Sept. 16 …

New Orleans Celebrates 300 Years With a Melting Pot of Unforgettable Food

Renee Sklarew Features, Talk of Tysons

I’ve dreamed of visiting New Orleans for as long as I can remember. The city’s iconic dishes are arguably America’s most important cultural cuisine. Food like jambalaya, gumbo, crawfish etouffee, beignets, dirty rice, po’boys and chicory coffee are what makes this Louisiana city mythical in my mind. They held so much meaning for me, that I wondered if tasting them …

Want to Go Apple Picking?

Linda Barrett Features, Talk of Tysons

Is there anything more delightful than biting into an apple picked fresh from the tree? Crisp and juicy, tart or sweet, apples are one of the joys of the fall season. Luckily for us, we’re near the heart of apple country in Virginia, surrounded by pick-your-own orchards. Fun at the Farms Apple picking season is rife with fun activities for …

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 – …