Maura Deegan Competes for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022

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Founder of database MyHooha.org, Maura Deegan helps trauma survivors, those who have undergone physical, mental, or emotional experiences, find trauma -informed gynecologists and better women’s healthcare. This June she will hit the stage and compete for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022 in hopes of going on to Miss USA later this year.  The journey hasn’t been easy. A year …

Perch Putt, Atop Capital One Center, Opens Next Week

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18-hole miniature golf course in the sky offers stunning views, plus a truly elevated dining experience with three brand new stylish retro food trucks  Perch Putt, Capital One Center’s brand new 18-hole putt putt golf course, will officially open its doors to guests on Thursday, May 26, welcoming putters of all ages to experience a truly elevated round of mini-golf! …

The Watermark Hotel Brings One-of-a-Kind Accommodations and Experiences to Northern Virginia Like No Other

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The newly opened property, located in the heart of Tysons’ Capital One Center, features 300 luxury residential suites  The Watermark Hotel (1825 Capital One Drive South; 703-707-0478) welcomes guests to experience the property that is like no other, featuring all residential style suites, elevated furnishings, contemporary decor, exquisite dining and stunning panoramic views from every window. Owned by Capital One …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 19

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Tech Titan Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, has been named as a “2022 Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine. “Hoskins has boosted economic development throughout the area. First was the District, where he helped develop CityCenterDC, the Wharf, and Union Market. Then it was over to Arlington, where he helped attract Amazon. Now he’s …

ArtsFairfax Announces the 2022 Arts Awards Honorees

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ArtsFairfax to Recognize Capital One Hall, Gary and Tina Mather, Mark Brutsché, and Fall for the Book on October 28   The 2022 ArtsFairfax Arts Awards, to be held on Friday, October 28, 2022, will honor Capital One Hall; philanthropists Gary and Tina Mather; actor, director, and playwright Mark Brutsché; and Fall for the Book for their visionary contributions in Northern Virginia. The …

Vienna Town Council Adopts FY2023 Budget

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At its regular meeting, the Vienna Town Council adopted the Town budget, real estate tax rate, and water and sewer rates for fiscal year 2023. The adopted budget: Reduces the property tax rate by 1.75 cents to 20.5 cents per $100 of assessed value Funds compensation increases for eligible employees Provides a new pay structure for the police department to …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 12

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Victor Hoskins honored by U.S. Small Business Administration Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), was honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (U.S. SBA) Washington Metropolitan Area District Office as the recipient of its 2022 Director’s Partnership Award. Hoskins was presented with the award in a virtual ceremony on May 4 during the U.S. SBA’s annual National Small …

Team Vienna Finishes First in the Mayors’ Fitness Challenge

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The results are in, and Team Vienna is the victor in the second annual Mayors’ Fitness Challenge! The friendly competition between the Town of Vienna and Falls Church and Fairfax cities encourages residents to get moving and log their minutes of exercise in the name of community spirit and team pride. Vienna’s 132 participants, ranging in age from 4 to …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 5

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Amazon-ian housing investment Amazon is contributing $55 million to speed up the construction of more than 500 new affordable homes in Tysons at the Dominion Square West development, the Washington Business Journal reported. The e-commerce giant is contributing the funding to the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing through its Housing Equity Fund for a pair of 20-story apartment buildings planned for Spring Hill …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – April 28

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Top schools Fairfax County Public School magnet school Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology nabbed the top spot in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 best public high schools ranking. The annual rankings evaluate more than 17,800 schools at the national, state and local level, including nearly every public high school in the U.S. The methodology focuses on six …