Local Runner Wins Marine Corps Marathon

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Local runner Jeffrey Stein won the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon Sunday with a wining time of 2 hours, 22 minutes and 49 seconds.  Our hero is 32 years old, a swimmer in college and began running competitively only four years ago.

TysonsToday “Did You Know?” Facts

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The Innovation Metrorail Station’s roof has been completed and all protective wrappings removed. Installation of the first escalator in Phase 2 of the Silver Line now complete at Innovation Center Metrorail Station in August 2018. Metals producer Arconic has signed a lease with Lerner Enterprises for their new headquarters located at Tysons II. (Source) On July 31, the Fairfax County …

Vienna Elementary School Students Promote Recycling Through Art

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Two elementary school students in the Vienna area are being applauded for their pro-recycling artwork on Vienna trash trucks. The students, Jeremy Huang of Louise Archer Elementary and Reese Leviyang of Marshall Road Elementary, both have their vinyl decals featuring environmentally conscious messages on either side of trucks in Vienna. The artwork is a product of The Madison Pyramid, a …

Middleburg Film Festival Garners International Acclaim

Orrin Konheim Around Town, Art & Culture

The increasingly popular Middleburg Film Festival concluded yesterdaywith a screening of the film “Green Book,” which won the AudienceFavorite Award, followed by a Q&A session with Director Peter Farrellyand Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”). The documentary “BiggestLittle Farm” took the prize in the non-fiction category. In just six years of its existence, the festival has transformed atranquil Loudoun County town of …

Coming in November “Transforming Tysons: Tysons East”

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“Transforming Tysons” an event series designed to explore future economic development in Tysons, will host another panel discussion in November, this one focusing on the Tysons East neighborhood and its development. Located in the Capital One M2 building, the event will run from 7:30 to 10:00 and will include a networking breakfast and a panel discussion featuring executives from business …

Vienna To Host It’s 72nd Annual Halloween Parade

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The Town of Vienna will host it’s 72nd annual Halloween parade on October 24th at 7pm. Running along the historic Maple Avenue, the parade features floats sponsored by local organizations and businesses as well as live music and performances. At the end of the parade route, a panel of judges will determine the winners of categories such as best youth …

“Flavors of Fall” Comes to Reston Town Center This Weekend

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Flavors of Fall will bring the best food, drink, and entertainment the Reston area has to offer to the Reston Town Center this weekend.  Admission is free and attractions will include live music, dancing, beer tasting, and family activities. The event is produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce which has been putting together fall festivals in Reston for going …

Rock Bands, Fireworks, Carnival Lit Up the Nights at Celebrate Fairfax

Sharon Reed Around Town

Nightly fireworks lit up the sky at the Celebrate Fairfax! Festival, held June 8th through 10th at the Fairfax County Government Center. Nearly 70,000 people attended the 37th annual event, which included carnival rides, interactive exhibits, food vendors, family programs, a 5K Race—and much more. Musicians performed 120 shows on the seven stages at the festival, including this year’s four …

The Mather: At the Intersection of Wellness and Walkable

Kathleen McDonough Around Town

As Tysons Corner continues its transformation from a business district dominated by offices and shopping to a new identity as a community with an ever-expanding range of housing options and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, it finds itself intersecting with the wellness revolution now shaping adult and senior living and embracing the dramatic shifts in the housing targeted to older residents by capitalizing …

Urban Plates in Suburban Environs

Shari Sheffield Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The west coast restaurant chain Urban Plates launched its first east coast eating destination in June.  Its DC area fast casual concept debuted in the Tysons Galleria on the first floor across from Maggiano’s. The Tyson Galleria location is the latest addition to Urban Plates’ growing wholesome food emporium dynasty. The California based chain selected the Tysons area “…because of …