BASIS Independent McLean Celebrates Lunar New Year

The Connection Around Town

Via The Connection BASIS Independent McLean (BIM) held its annual Lunar New Year Celebration, celebrating its Mandarin curriculum and honoring the Year of the Pig. Students of all ages performed skits, songs, dance and Kung Fu demonstrations commemorating Chinese culture. BIM Mandarin teachers Maggie Li, Carrie Tozzi, and Hao Wang directed the student performances.Traditional Chinese food was enjoyed afterward, hosted …

Fairfax Planning Commission to Act on Proposed Tysons Power Upgrade

Brian Trompeter - Sun Gazette Newspapers Around Town

Via Inside NOVA The Fairfax County Planning Commission will decide March 13 whether to recommend that the Board of Supervisors approve Dominion Energy’s plans to upgrade its primary electrical substation in Tysons. The substation, built in 1964 and expanded in 1970, occupies 3.29 acres at 8440 Tyco Road near the Dulles Airport Access Road. Dominion is requesting a special-exception amendment …

Tysons Stop Added For Bus Route To New York City

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch Go Buses announced Monday it has begun offering service from Tysons to New York City. The Tysons stop is part of the route between DC/Northern Virginia and New York City. It is located at the Tysons Corner Metro stop (Bus Bay A). Fares start at $18 for one way. “GO Buses continues to enhance its service by …

Metro Concerned About Silver Line Phase 2 Rail Tie Issues

Max Smith - WTOP Around Town

Metro expects new details soon on rail tie issues that could possibly lead to another delay of the Silver Line construction project to Dulles International Airport and Ashburn. Though there are three outstanding concrete issues for the line from Wiehle-Reston East to Ashburn, only one of them has had a plan approved to address it: The more than 1,000 faulty framing …

Falls Church Restaurant Week 2019

Tysons Today Around Town

The News-Press is proud to present the 7th Annual Falls Church Restaurant Week! This year’s culinary celebration features an exciting selection of restaurants from in and around The Little City serving up special lunch and dinner dining deals all week long starting Monday, March 25 and running through Sunday, March 31. Stay tuned for participating restaurants and dining specials!

Fleet of robots now delivering food to GMU students

Tysons Today Around Town

George Mason University (GMU) students now have access to a new, futuristic way to order food.  As of January 22nd, the Fairfax, VA school became the first university in the country to offer robotic food deliveries as part of its student dining plan.  Through a partnership with the food services company Sodexo, and the robotics company Starship Technologies, GMU now …

$100M Tysons office building to anchor Arbor Row

Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal Around Town

Via Washington Business Journal American Real Estate Partners and The Association for Manufacturing Technology will jointly develop a 10-story $100 million office tower in Tysons, the team announced Monday. The 200,000-square-foot trophy building at 7901 Westpark Drive, a site long owned by AMT, will be among the anchors of the Arbor Row development. Arbor Row, consuming roughly 20 acres along …

Check Out Open Houses This Weekend!

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Founders Row Breaks Ground In Falls Church

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Founders Row, a future mixed-use development set to bring a major transformation to Falls Church, has broken ground. Mill Creek Residential’s 4.5-acre development will include luxury apartments and retail space at West Broad Street and North West Street. A formal groundbreaking ceremony will happen Monday, March 4. “We’re thrilled to break ground on Founders Row, which will offer a wholly …

Vienna Inks Deal for Independence Day Celebration

Brian Trompeter - Inside NOVA Around Town

The Vienna Town Council on Feb. 25 unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with Vienna Little League to use Yeonas Park as a viewing area for the upcoming Fourth of July entertainment and fireworks show. The town will have a contractor set off the fireworks from adjacent Southside Park, but officials need to use Yeonas Park, located at 1319 Ross …