WAR Coming to Wolf Trap

Keith Loria Art & Culture, Music Scene

Since helping to redefine funk in the late ’60s and ’70s, WAR has been one of the most in-demand touring bands, with founding member Lonnie Jordan leading the group through elements of blues, funk, jazz, rock, reggae, gospel and R&B.

Rising Star Brynn Elliott To Play Wolf Trap

Keith Loria Art & Culture, Music Scene, NOVA Arts

While those coming out to Wolf Trap on Aug. 13 may be there to see headliners Lifehouse and Switchfoot, odds are that they’re going to be quickly impressed with the opening act, Brynn Elliott, an Atlanta-born singer, songwriter, and musician who has quickly made a name for herself in the music industry.

DC Restaurant Week: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants, Tips and Menus

Lisa Shapiro Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, August 14 through August 20. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy three or more courses for …

Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

Rick Mundy Around Town

Making a difference through grassroots philanthropy The name says it all: Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Community residents support the Northern Virginia community and its most critical needs through their generous donations. The impact is far-reaching in this grassroots philanthropic model. The Community Foundation responds to need The Capital Area Food Bank is now in its third year of partnership …

Cookouts & Barbecues

Michael Evans Taste of Tysons

Summer is finally here and it’s a great time to celebrate with family and friends! Whether through a casual get-together by the pool or in the park, this is the time to enjoy. The Washington Metro area is filled with ample opportunities to get out, cook out, and have fun with great food and friends!

Maggie Malick Wine Caves

TysonsToday Staff Taste of Tysons

Bring a jacket when you visit Maggie Malick Wine Caves, because the wine cave, which serves as both production facility and tasting room, stays a cool 60 to 64 degrees year round. In the days before electricity and refrigeration, wine makers used caves to take advantage of their high humidity and constant cool temperatures to prevent evaporation and maintain the …

Ask an Advisor: About Real Estate

Rose Price, CFP® AIF® Home & Design

We are looking to purchase a new home—how big of a mortgage should we get? While a mortgage can be an excellent savings vehicle while you are working, borrowing as much as you qualify to borrow may not be a wise financial decision. When you’re looking to buy real estate in Northern Virginia, it’s especially easy to feel the need …

How to Apply to Private School: Admissions 101

Cassandra Parker Education

If you’ve decided that private school is the best route for your child’s education, you may have questions about the application process. Each private school will have a different admissions process with different deadlines and requirements. Once you’ve chosen the right private school for your child, you will need to start the application process to try and secure your child’s …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting Private Schools

Cassandra Parker Education

Visiting private schools is one of the most important steps in finding the right private school for your child. Once you’ve weighed the pros and cons of private school and started looking for the right private school for your child, you will need to schedule school visits to check out each potential private school in person. Each school visit will …

Explore the Loudoun Wine Trail

Analiese Kreutzer Staff Picks, Wine Issue 2017

Thinking about spending a day touring wineries and tasting some Virginia vintages? You don’t have to go far to take in some of the best. Northern Virginia is considered one of the state’s best wine regions, and of Virginia’s approximately 230 wineries, more than 40 of them reside in Loudoun County.