Senior Living Options

Analiese Kreutzer Around Town, Features

Active Lifestyle, Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities Finding a senior living community for yourself or a loved one can be daunting. It usually represents a big change, which is never easy. Luckily, our area provides many choices. We’ve highlighted a few of those here to give you an idea of what’s available and get you thinking about which features …

Great Scott!

Keith Loria Music Scene

It was back in 2003 when Reston’s own Jennifer Scott decided to take a break from practicing law to teach piano. She stumbled upon a waiting list of people looking for instruction in other instruments, which led her to hiring other teachers and getting more students, and eventually opening her very own music school—Studio Papillon, which brings lessons to the …

Bikeshare in Tysons

Bruce Wright Tysons Update

With the advent of car sharing companies like Zipcar and ride services such as Uber and Lyft, travelers these days have many options for getting around besides driving their own cars. Tysons and Reston residents, employees, and visitors now have another option for navigating the often congested traffic in Tysons; Capital Bikeshare, otherwise known as CaBi.

The Woodhouse Spa

Elaine Watt Around Town

Don and Beth Weeks want to welcome you to their luxurious new undertaking, The Woodhouse Day Spa, located in Leesburg’s Village Marketplace.  You know you have found something special when you walk in their doors and are surrounded by elegance and comfort everywhere you look.  With professionals eager to immerse your mind, body and spirit in all aspects of health …

A Conversation with Chef José Andrés

Allison Chase Sutherland Taste of Tysons

Fish by José Andrés at the MGM National Harbor is a festive, fun place of “luxurious informality.” With floor-to-ceiling windows, hanging fishnets, unique nautical art, and a great underwater mural, this open, inviting space feels like a fascinating seascape in its impressive location overlooking the Potomac toward Alexandria. The modern, minimalistic bar is a natural, welcoming gathering place in keeping …

Casey Samson

Tysons Today Realtors

Casey has 30 years of experience in real estate and the mortgage industry and is one of Vienna Virginia’s most experienced realtors. He excels at listing, selling and building.

The Yerks Team

Tysons Today Realtors

The Yerks Team is one of the preeminent residential real estate teams in the Northern Virginia/Washington home market. The team sells more real estate than any other agent, team, or company in the McLean – Great Falls market.

Hidden Faces in Hidden Places

Rick Mundy Around Town

Cartersville Baptist Church Holds Honored Place in History The little church stands unobtrusively on Hunter Mill Road just off the Dulles Toll Road. It maintains a small congregation of older parishioners, many of whom are descendants of the original members of the church.

Want to Learn About Wine?

Linda Barrett Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

Wine Education Enhances Your Enjoyment and Skills People who enjoy wine usually enjoy learning about wine as well. They find that it enhances their overall social experience and enables them to interact knowledgeably with other wine enthusiasts.