Tenants In Tysons Have Wanted More Parking, Not Less, Since Metro Opened

Jon Banister - BisNow Around Town

Via BisNow By Jon Banister Tysons planners and developers have sought to get people out of their cars and encourage more transit use and walking by creating hubs around the four Metro stations that opened in 2014, but the office workers who call Tysons home have been slow to embrace the change. Ridership on the Silver Line lagged behind projections in its first few years, …

Regionwide bus route overhaul to start next year

Max Smith - WTOP Around Town

Via WTOP By Max Smith  D.C.-area buses are going 9 percent more slowly and are carrying fewer riders than just a few years ago. Now, the outlines of a major overhaul are expected by April. The plan would have major impacts on people who have built their lives around existing bus routes, and would aim to draw new riders by speeding up …

You Never Knew Gluten Free Tasted So Good Until You Tried Bazin’s

Renee Sklarew Around Town, Art & Culture

Bazin’s On Church has been a fixture on the restaurant scene for thirteen years, and it ranks as one of the neighborhood’s most beloved places to gather for special occasions and to meet friends at the restaurant’s lively bar. Patrick and Julie Bazin opened their Fairfax fine dining restaurant to rave reviews, winning best new restaurant in 2010 from Northern Virginia …

McLean Chocolate Festival Returns For Delicious Fun In 2019

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman Does eating chocolate everything sound like the perfect day to you? The annual McLean Chocolate Festival will be ready to satisfy your sweet tooth on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will be held at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean. Local vendors will be on hand with varieties …

Video: Cafe Oggi

Tysons Today Around Town

From wine tastings to food festivals, in excursions through Tuscany to avant-garde expansions engineered and imported directly from Europe’s very own Italian jewel, McLean’s neighborhood fine dining cafe has redefined Italian cuisine over transcendental lengths. 27 years later, Cafe Oggi has single-handedly infused an authentic culture full of vibrant flavors, colorful traditions and exotic sophistication into a small North American …

Pokéworks Celebrates Grand Opening At Tysons Corner Center

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman  With cold weather sticking around, maybe a taste of paradise is in store. Fast-casual poke restaurant Pokéworks is celebrating its grand opening with specials on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Customers can get a buy one, get one free deal all day Tuesday during business hours (10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.). The restaurant debuted in October at 7933 …

Know Your History: Transforming Tysons

Tysons Today Around Town

Via Fairfax County Government By 2050, Tysons will be transformed into a walkable, green urban center. The plan envisions Tysons as home to up to 100,000 residents and 200,000 jobs by 2050. It will become a 24-hour urban center where people live, work and play. More information on Transforming Tysons is available at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/tyso…

New I-95 tech upgrades proposed to limit traffic jams

Max Smith - WTOP Around Town

Via WTOP By Max Smith Changes meant to help ease traffic jams along more than 60 miles of Interstate 95 could include variable speed limit signs similar to the ones many drivers ignored on I-66, as well as a number of other technological upgrades. In addition to ongoing construction work on large projects, Virginia’s transportation innovation head Cathy McGhee is recommending …

Sponsorships Needed for 7th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run

Renee Boyle Around Town

Supporting Preschool for Children At-Risk Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, a nonprofit high-quality, preschool dedicated to giving young children from low- and moderate-income, working families the early education they need to start school ready to succeed, is seeking businesses interested in sponsoring their 7th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run in September 2019. The public event that attracts 250-300 runners …

Video: Sea Pearl

Tysons Today Around Town

Inspired by the produce of the season, Chef Liao combines the essence of American cuisine with an Asian accent. His refined presentation and bold flavors are sure to please both your palate and your eyes.