Tysons Clyde’s to Close February 5, 2017

Lisa Shapiro Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Clyde’s Restaurant Group has announced that it will close its Tysons Corner location effective February 5th, 2017 due to the redevelopment of the six-acre site. The first Virginia property opened by the popular Washington-based restaurant group, Clyde’s of Tysons Corner has been serving the Northern Virginia community since 1980. Johnny Hanna, Publisher of VivaTysons says, “Clyde’s was the first institution …

Letter from the Publisher

Johnny Hanna Letter from the Publisher

Happy New Year!  In what promises to be an exciting year on all levels, please accept our warm wishes for a healthy and prosperous new year.  We promise to do all we can to bring the community closer together. We were sorry to hear that our dear friend, Michael Caplin will be stepping down from the Chairmanship of the Tysons …

The 2017 Wedding Issue

TysonsToday Staff Features

Relish in developing the style of your big day by choosing a space that compliments it best, a caterer that can really wow your guests, and a photographer that can capture the memories. Don’t miss the 2017 Wedding Guide! Click the slides below to read our Wedding Guide articles.

Enriching Our Community Through Art: The Katibeh Art Center

Elaine Watt Art & Culture, Arts

The Katibeh Art Center, established to exhibit, sell, teach and promote Middle Eastern Art, is now home to the vision of Iranian artist, Ebrahim Emad. Mr. Emad is a highly trained artist and a proponent of art as the connecting bridge between cultures for a beautiful expression of the depths of human emotion and experience. He wants the gallery to …

Experience Tysons Community Showcase

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Staff Picks

Don’t tell us you missed it!  The community showcase and open house at Basis Independent School in McLean on October 19th was your chance to experience what’s ahead for us, and there’s a lot coming our way!  Area residents and businesses got a first hand look at the new roads (Including Jones Branch Connector)  new parks, sports fields, Capital Bikeshare, …

Enlist the Vendors

TysonsToday Staff Wedding Issue 2017

The vendors you choose really defines your style and makes your wedding your own. These wedding specialists have some rave reviews you’ll want to check out for yourself.

The Options for Rehearsal Dinners

TysonsToday Staff Wedding Issue 2017

Sisters Thai Sisters Thai offers the best authentic Thai food in the area—their original Old Town Fairfax location is a cult favorite among the locals. Every dish has some heat, often from colorful sauces. Besides bursting with potent flavors, the dishes are balanced and attractive to the eye. Enjoy fun drinks and homemade desserts in a whimsical living room atmosphere. …

Hand Mining: One of the Toughest Jobs on Silver Line Phase 2

Dusty Smith Tysons Update

As work on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) progresses and Phase 2 of Metro’s Silver Line begins to take shape, some of the toughest work on the project is conducted underground, out of public sight. About 1,400 people currently are working on the project, which extends the Silver Line from the Wiehle-Reston East Station westward through Dulles International Airport …

Red or White, What’s Right?

Linda Barrett Features, Staff Picks, Wedding Issue 2017

A guide to choosing your wedding wines You may know your own wine tastes, yet may have no idea how to select wine for the hundred—or hundreds—of guests who will attend your wedding reception. Don’t worry, it’s not that difficult. And if you are holding your wedding/reception at a Virginia winery, you can rely on the winery’s special events planner …

The Jefferson Hotel Elegance of A Bygone Era

Allison Chase Sutherland Features

The graceful circular drive at the entrance to the historic Jefferson Hotel welcomes you to a most remarkable place. Attentive valets greet you with gracious efficacy, and you begin to experience the gentility that awaits you. The grand lobby, also known as Palm Court, with its imposing marble statue of Thomas Jefferson, is overseen by a magnificent Tiffany stained-glass ceiling, …