On the Ice and Off

Tysons Today Around Town, Staff Picks

Former Olympic Ice Skater Michael Weiss On January 5, 2018, local resident and former Olympic skater Michael Weiss, 41, was elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, accepting his award in a ceremony at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, surrounded by friends and family. “When I was younger, my family traveled with …

How to Choose a Wedding Planner

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Wedding Issue 2018

Between the excitement of your engagement and the joy of your wedding, there’s a whole lot of work to be done to plan your big day. If the thought of orchestrating your wedding leaves you feeling overwhelmed, then you might want to consider getting some help. Wedding planners—also called wedding consultants or wedding coordinators—offer a range of services, so your …

David Baldacci’s “End Game” Continues Adventures of Will Robie

Tysons Today Books & Literature, Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

A once practicing lawyer in Washington D.C. for nine years, David Baldacci found fame with the publication of his first novel, “Absolute Power” in 1996—a story that would gain further prominence as a Clint Eastwood movie. Once his book became a success, he set aside his law career and over the next 21 years would write 34 best-selling novels, translated into more than 45 …

A Fusion of Flavors in the Heart of Tysons Corner

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

“Hello, Welcome!” You hear this uttered dozens of times during the lunch rush at Sapphire Tysons restaurant. News traveled fast between the office towers of Tysons Corner, and after only three weeks, Sapphire Tysons has a steady crowd for their weekday lunch buffet. The restaurant’s team is in constant motion bringing out fresh platters, filling water glasses and delivering hot …

Summer Camps Kids Are Raring To Go To

Tysons Today Education, Features, Staff Picks

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1514476766533{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Summer may seem like a long way off, but it will be upon us soon enough. To help you plan some fun, enriching experiences for your children, we’ve put together a list of summer camp options to consider, ranging from day camps that encourage them to move or explore their creativity to learning experiences that …

Ask an Advisor Financial Resolutions for the New Year

Daniel P. Lash, CFP®, AIF® Finance, Staff Picks

I get a lot of questions about financial resolutions this time of year and while “saving more” is the most popular, resolving to save more may not be very effective if “more” still falls short of being “enough” or if you aren’t investing your retirement savings properly. I recommend you consider adding these five resolutions to your list. Resolution #1: …

Movement Prep

Tysons Today Fitness, Staff Picks

More Than Just a Warm Up “Warm up before you begin vigorous exercise”—a standard practice almost everyone has followed for decades, and still good advice today. At One To One, and other advanced training facilities, we aim to make the “warm up” much more productive through effective “Movement Preparation.” What does Movement Prep mean and what led us to this …

The Inn Place for the Holidays

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

Take a winter retreat to one of Virginia’s fine winery inns and B&Bs If you like to get away for the holidays, look no farther than the beautiful inns located on some of Virginia’s most beautiful winery properties. Decked out for the holidays, they provide the perfect getaway from the big city along with some excellent opportunities for sampling Virginia’s …

Spreading Joy and Holiday Cheer

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Tysons Gift Guide Peruse some of these ideas for gifts this season and support your local merchants and area restaurants. [/vc_column_text][vc_tta_pageable no_fill_content_area=”1″ active_section=”1″ pagination_style=”flat-round” pagination_color=”turquoise”][vc_tta_section title=”Section” tab_id=”1511199480967-1a8bf033-7a47″][vc_column_text] Mae’s Accessories Whether the occasion calls for elegant, classic, slinky, sexy, glamorous, simple or modest… Mae’s knowledge of her designers affords you instant access to the best solutions for any woman’s …

The Voice of the Capitals

Tysons Today Around Town, Staff Picks

For more than 20 years, Joe Beninati has served as the play-by-play announcer for CSN’s live-game coverage of the Washington Capitals, and he also regularly provides play-by-play for the network’s airings of college sports, including football and basketball, and has worked as announcer for the Washington Kastles of WorldTeam Tennis. But, unlike most sports broadcasters who dreamed of such a …