In The Works: 3 New Developments Coming To Tysons

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Via Bisnow 1. Capital One’s New HQ While the news of Amazon HQ2 took Northern Virginia by storm last year, another multimillion-dollar HQ was already being built. In December, Capital One announced the grand opening of its Tysons HQ.  Hovering at 470 feet, the building is the tallest structure in the D.C. metro area other than the Washington Monument. Approximately 3,000 Capital …

Frigid test for Silver Line concrete issues; latest on when you can ride to Dulles

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Via WTOP By Max Smith The latest Silver Line concrete issues face a test from the weather this weekend, but the man overseeing construction still expects the line will open to riders before the end of 2020. “Mid-2020 is when we realistically expect to open,” the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Charles Stark told WTOP Wednesday. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld …

‘Wild’ Winter Weather Coming To DC, NoVa, Forecasters Warn

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Via The Patch By Dan Taylor  WASHINGTON, DC — The 10 inches of snow we got this past weekend may be just a foreshadowing of what is to come this winter in D.C. and Northern Virginia. Expect a “severe and punishing winter weather pattern” to settle in in about 10 days, one report says. The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang …

Club Pilates Opens Location In Tysons

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Via The Patch By Emily Leayman In the midst of rapid growth in the DC area over the last year, the Club Pilates franchise announced the opening of its newest location in Tysons. Club Pilates Tysons Corner will hold a grand opening event Jan. 19-20. During the grand opening, the studio will offer 20 percent off memberships for the first month and …

Home sales spike in Northern Va., possibly on Amazon HQ2 speculation

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Via WTOP By Jeff Clabaugh  The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors said its realtor members sold 22,140 homes in 2018, nearly matching the 22,555 home sold in 2017, which was the highest number of sales since 2005. Total sales volume last year in Northern Virginia was $13.1 billion, just above total sales volume in 2017. The Northern Virginia Association of …

1st Stage Presents The Brothers Size from Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney

Tysons Today Around Town, Art & Culture

Tysons, VA— From the co-creator of the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight comes a profoundly compelling story of family, devotion, and belonging. Deep in the Louisiana bayou, the hardworking and steady, Ogun Size, is reunited with his aimless younger brother recently released from prison. Flights of poetry, music, and West African mythology combine in a one-of-a-kind experience that delivers “the greatest piece of …

Tysons Galleria May Get Theater In Macy’s Space: Report

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman TYSONS, VA—When the Macy’s at Tysons Galleria closes, there will be room for other businesses on three floors. One report indicates it could include a iPic theater. Washington Business Journal first reported a staff report for the Fairfax County Planning Commission with illustrations depicting the theater. The drawings include a movie theater, restaurant and outdoor dining. The illustrations were …

Tysons Chamber aims to focus on business growth in new year

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Via Inside Nova By Brian Trompeter  The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce’s main mission is to create a platform of prosperity for its members, the group’s 2019 board chairman said. “Whether you’re a non-profit, whether you’re a government agency, whether you’re a small business or a large business, our job is to help every one of you grow,” said Tucker …

Snow Plowing Update, What’s Closed In Fairfax County On Jan. 14

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town, Tysons Update

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman  FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA—The snow has stopped after the weekend’s winter storm, but efforts continue to clear snow from roads and walkways around Fairfax County Monday, Jan. 14. The Virginia Department of Transportation clears all but a few private roads in the county. The agency tweeted that interstates and primary routes have been cleared, and …

2018 National Citizen Survey Highlights

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Via The Town of Vienna Vienna residents rate Town a great place to raise children; safety, events, services, and engagement also rated highlyResults from the Town of Vienna’s participation in the National Citizen Survey, conducted in October 2018, indicate that overall, Town of Vienna residents really dig where they live. 2018 National Citizen Survey ReportsResponding residents rated Vienna as excellent or good …