Taking the Lead with No Apologies – TRCC Womens Leadership

Bari Zimbrick - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Bari Zimbrick The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership Committee is excited to offer women an exclusive opportunity to learn some simple, easy to use tips that will help you communicate more effectively.  Our stellar panel is comprised of local business women who project executive presence and know how to communicate well. Moderator: Virginia Case …

Council To Get Update On Maple Avenue Commercial Zone Guidelines

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman After temporarily suspending the Maple Avenue Commercial (MAC) Zone ordinance to make updates with public feedback, the Vienna Town Council will be briefed on the first draft of design guidelines and amendments on Monday, Feb. 11. Town officials developed the design guidelines after collecting public feedback from a survey, according to a staff memo. The survey, …

Inca Social Opens Near Dunn Loring Metro

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman If you think beer and Peruvian food makes a perfect match, the newly-opened Inca Social is the answer for you. The Peruvian restaurant opened near the Dunn Loring Metro at 2670 Avenir Place Vienna. Eater DC reported that Inca Social is located in the former Black Squirrel space. According to Eater DC, the menu of Peruvian …

Realignment of Old Meadow Road at Route 123 Starting in Tysons Lane closures Feb. 11 – 15

Tysons Today Around Town

From the Dulles Metro Corridor Project Preparations for the realignment of the intersection of Old Meadow Road and Route 123, near I-495 in Tysons, will begin Monday, Feb. 11, when contractors for Dominion Energy will begin utility relocation work on the south/east side of Route 123 where the realignment will take place. The realignment is being done by the Metropolitan …

Ethan Allen, Paris Baguette Sign On at The Boro

Christina Sturdivant-Sani - Commercial Observer Around Town

Via Commercial Observer By Christina Sturdivant-Sani Furniture retailer Ethan Allen and South Korea-based bakery chain Paris Baguette have taken space at The Boro development that’s under construction in Tysons, Va., according to a press release from Meridian Group, the site’s developer. Ethan Allen is relocating from its current store near Tysons at 8520 Leesburg Piketo an 11,500-square-foot, two-story outpost at The Boro at the corner of BoroPlace and …

From FXVA: When It’s Cold Outside, You’ll Find Warmth Within

Fairfax County, VA Around Town

OK. So it’s not exactly picnic weather. And while our beautiful parks do take on a bare-limbed beauty in winter, the season’s greatest reward comes from discovering Fairfax County’s interesting indoor attractions. Like the Angelika Film Center showing art and cult-favorite films in a cutting-edge environment. Or the Workhouse Arts Center, showcasing nearly 100 professional and emerging artists. Or Jammin’ Java, with some of the region’s …

Holding Cellphones While Driving Could Be Banned In Virginia

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Via The Patch,Capital News Service By Andrew Gionfriddo The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates on Tuesday each passed bills prohibiting drivers from touching their cellphones while driving. The Senate approved SB 1341 on a vote of 34-6, and the House passed HB 1811, 69-27. The bills would explicitly ban using a hand-held communication device, unless it is in hands-free mode, while operating …

Video: Brooklyn Deli

Tysons Today Around Town

Guy Brandt has been in the food business for 30 years after pursuing a career as a percussionist. In the food service industry he found a place to utilize his creativity and love of people. Guy first got his start in fine dining with The Kings Fare Group (City Lights and The Brass Elephant) out of Baltimore, MD. He worked …

First test cars to roll on Silver Line Phase 2 overnight

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Via WTOP By Max Smith For the first time, trains will run on the newest Silver Line tracks overnight, including through Dulles International Airport. The first trains on Phase 2 tracks that will be used by riders when the line opens in 2020 will roll around 1 a.m. Wednesday as part of initial tests that mark a major milestone, the Metropolitan …

Vienna officials ecstatic with pedestrian, drainage upgrades

Inside Nova Around Town

Via Inside Nova It’s been in the works for several years, but an upcoming project will add pedestrian and drainage improvements along Old Courthouse Road both within the town of Vienna and near Tysons. Vienna Town Council members on Jan. 28 approved a $1,732,838 agreement with Fairfax County to construct the upgrades. The Board of Supervisors earlier approved the expenditure. …