chillin on church

Vienna’s free summer block parties start tomorrow

Michael Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, Music Scene, Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Vienna’s monthly summer block parties, “Chillin’ on Church,” will begin tomorrow, June 21st with a performance by the Deja Gruv Band. The parties are sponsored by Ben and Jerry’s, who will have a food truck on location along with the following vendors: Blue City Foods– Indian street food Chix N’ Stix– Wings, chicken tenders, fries, hot dogs  DC Tapas Truck– Spanish style tapas …

380 maple avenue

Fate of Vienna’s 380 Maple Avenue may finally be decided tonight

Michael Dranove Politics, Tysons Update

Tonight’s Vienna Town Council meeting could put an end to months of debate over plans to rezone 380 Maple Avenue for mixed-use development.  Last fall, developers submitted a proposal to tear down the office building currently occupying 380 Maple in order to build a mixed-use development consisting of 39 condos, 7500 square feet of retail, and 125 parking spaces.  Since then, Town …

viva vienna

ViVa! Vienna! begins today

Tysons Today Around Town

This weekend, the Rotary Club of Vienna hosts ViVa! Vienna!, a celebration of Memorial Day and the Vienna community. This event serves as a major fund raising opportunity for the Rotary Club so that it may, in turn, provide support for charitable, educational, and community groups. Vienna’s historic Freeman House, Old Vienna Railroad Station, the Caboose, W & OD Trail, …

Decision on 380 Maple Avenue delayed again as developers and critics struggle to see eye to eye

Michael Dranove Politics, Tysons Update

May 13th’s Vienna Town Council meeting produced no major breakthroughs in the debate over the fate of 380 Maple Avenue, as the Council moved to defer action and to continue public hearing at its next meeting, June 3rd. The move is just the latest delay for the proposal, as residents and developers have been unable to find an acceptable compromise …

Town of Vienna to host community conversation on potential parking remedies

Town of Vienna to host community conversation on potential parking remedies

Tysons Today Transportation

By: The Town of Vienna Vienna’s Town Business Liaison Committee is hosting a community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Town Hall to address concerns and potential solutions related to parking in the commercial district. This meeting is a follow-up to a March 14 meeting attended by business owners and others, at which several suggestions were put forward …

Vienna Community Center is golden

Tysons Today Around Town, Tysons Update

by the Town of Vienna The recently renovated Vienna Community Center isn’t only bigger and better – it’s also golden. The community center has received gold-level LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The most widely used green building rating system in the world, according to the USGBC website, the LEED program …

Bard’s Alley to hold day of events to mark Independent Bookstore Day

Michael Dranove Around Town, Books & Literature

Now in its 5th year, Independent Book Store Day uses the last Saturday of each April to recognize book stores across the country for the important role they play in local communities. Vienna’s Bard’s Alley has been a community meeting place since it opened in 2017, and it is currently home to 7 book clubs, a poetry open mic night, …

Leaders in Luxury: 1532 Crowell Rd, Vienna $3,697,000

Leaders in Luxury: 1532 Crowell Rd, Vienna $3,697,000

Tysons Today Home & Design, Real Estate

From Zillow: Gorgeous custom estate boasts the luxury living builder?s fine attention to detail and a keen eye for design! Offers a gorgeous winding driveway to your own private oasis. All Brick and precast exterior only provides a glimpse of the interior elegance. Dramatic 2 story foyer shows of the exquisite detail of plaster moldings through-out all levels. The main …

Development central issue in Vienna, Reston elections

Michael Dranove Politics

The scope and character of development in Fairfax County is expected to be a central issue of upcoming elections in Reston and Vienna.  In Reston’s Hunter Mill, four candidates have put themselves forward for the Supervisor’s Seat after the incumbent, Cathy Hudgins, announced that she would not be seeking reelection.  The election is coming on the heels of a heated …

Solar Energy Meeting To Be Held In Vienna

Tysons Today Home & Design

From vienna.gov via The Patch: Town of Vienna residents and business owners interested in utilizing clean energy and saving money on monthly utility bills are invited to an informational meeting about solar energy at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Town Hall, 127 Center Street S. The meeting is hosted by the Town’s Conservation and Sustainability Commission (CSC) as part of …