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

Tysons Today Around Town

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 …

Vienna Theatre Company’s ‘Peter Pan’ takes flight January 18

Fairfax News Around Town, Art & Culture

Via Fairfax Times Vienna Theatre Company’s production of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan debuts at 8 p.m. Friday, January 18. Weekend performances will be staged through February 2. General admission tickets are $14 and available via viennava.gov/webtrac. The production flips the script on several traditional facets of the original play, including the character of Peter, who is cast and portrayed as a woman; the …

Atlas Obscura Sites in Fairfax County, Virginia

Patrick Lennon - TravelFX Around Town, Art & Culture

Via TravelFX By Patrick Lennon The other day I received a Google Alert in my email that caught my attention.  I took a peek and saw where one of our attractions was being highlighted in the Atlas Obscura Guide to Virginia. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Atlas Obscura, here’s how they describe themselves on their “About” page: “We are a …

Check out the high-end tenants in talks for Tysons Galleria Macy’s

Rebecca Cooper - Washington Business Journal Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Washington Business Journal By Rebecca Cooper We told you Monday about the movement on the redevelopment of the Macy’s at Tysons Galleria, and now we’re getting more details on what owner Brookfield Properties Retail — formerly General Growth Properties — has in store for the site. The owner is in advanced talks with Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and gourmet …

Honoring Dr. King in McLean

David Siegel -The Connection Around Town, Art & Culture

Via The Connection By David Siegel    McLean Community Center celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday with special appearance by performance artists Liner Notes. Continuing its long tradition, the McLean Community Center will celebrate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Our 2019 McLean Community Center Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is a reflection of our …

Tysons Looks To Draw New Office Anchors To Kick-Start Developments, Bring Down Vacancy

Jon Banister - Bisnow Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Bisnow By Jon Banister  The developer behind Scotts Run had courted Amazon and Apple in hopes of landing an anchor for its planned 8M SF Tysons development, but neither of those panned out. Cityline Partners now continues to search for a tenant to kick off construction on the project’s office component.  Cityline is one of several developers with major Tysons office projects …

Tysons’ DXC Technology to acquire Swiss firm for $2B

Jeff Clabaugh - WTOP Around Town, Finance

Via WTOP By Jeff Clabaugh  DXC Technology, the Tysons Corner, Virginia-based information technology company formed by the merger of Computer Sciences Corp and Hewlett-Packard’s enterprise services business in 2017, will acquire a large, Swiss-based technology firm for $2 billion. Zug, Switzerland-based Luxoft Holding Inc. provides software development services, product engineering and testing and IT consulting. The company has almost 13,000 …

Northern Virginia Chamber, United Bank, George Mason University, and Washington Business Journal to Host Annual Economic Conference

Tysons Today Around Town

From the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) has announced that it will host the 27th Annual Economic Conference — Looking Back, a Decade of Transformation; Looking Forward, a Future of Opportunity — in partnership with United Bank, George Mason University, and Washington Business Journal. The event will be held on Thursday, January …

Meridian’s Boro District in Tysons just got a lot bigger

Daniel J. Sernovitz - Washington Business Journal Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Washington Business Journal  By Daniel J. Sernovitz The Meridian Group has acquired the NADA headquarters building and an adjacent development site, adding to its growing Boro District near the Greensboro Metro station in Tysons. The privately held developer paid the National Automobile Dealers Association $33.7 million in late December for 8400 Westpark Drive, a 10-story office building with NADA’s …