Vienna to purchase additional signage to report road speeds

Brian Trompeter Around Town

From Inside Nova  Motorists plying Vienna’s streets soon will encounter more radar signs that display their vehicles’ speeds. The Vienna Town Council on Dec. 10 unanimously approved a $59,478 contract with All Traffic Solutions, which will include eight portable SpeedAlert signs and Traffic Suite management equipment built by the firm’s parent company, Intuitive Control Systems LLC. The equipment will use …

Today’s Featured Listing from Tysons Premier

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

Elegant French chateau in coveted Cornwell Farm! Beautifully sited on 5.53 private acres, this home is graced with multiple Palladian windows and embassy-sized rooms for entertainment on a large scale. 7 wood-burning fireplaces throughout! Captivating Conservatory with beautiful stained glass skylight, soaring Family Room with floor-to-ceiling Virginia stone fireplace, and updated Kitchen. Walkout lower level offers casual living with spacious …

Video: Salon Daniel

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Beauty

Daniel Bechara, owner of Salon Daniel has made quite a name for himself in the beauty field. As a master hairstylist he is not only well-loved among his local clientele, he has garnered a reputation as the stylist to the stars. Shortly after opening Salon Daniel in McLean, Virginia, Bechara was approached to do hair for the newly-crowned Miss Universe, …

Vienna Council seeks demolition of fire-damaged Marco Polo restaurant

Brian Trompeter  Around Town

Via Inside Nova The vacated Marco Polo Restaurant fell into disrepair before it burned down Oct. 14 in a blaze allegedly set by a pair of teenage arsonists. Vienna Town Council members on Dec. 10 urged town officials to step up their efforts to have the building’s charred remains demolished and removed. “We are ready to move forward with initiating …

HQ2-driven ‘frenzy of condo buying’ boosts real estate sales

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Amazon’s pick of Crystal City for part of its HQ2 expansion put a jolt of caffeine in November real estate activity, the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors reports. “The pleasant surprise from November’s housing market data was a significant pop in new contracts,” said Derrick Swaak, managing broker of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty in Mclean. “New under-contract sales jumped nearly 90 …

A New Way to Access the 495 Express Lanes

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From Express Lanes  The express version The Jones Branch Connector partially opened on 12/15 This means you can now go from Rt. 123 to the 495 Express Lanes The exit name for Jones Branch Drive used on Express Lanes pricing signs has been renamed from “JONES BR” to “JB/RT123” We want to share some big news with you. VDOT and …

Video: Nostos Restaurant

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Nostos is at the root of the word nostalgia and means a return to one’s origins, a longing for a special time in our past. Through Nostos, we wish to share this past with you and stimulate your senses with a variety of traditional and new Greek dishes. Nostos presents a fresh, modern take on Greek culinary culture. With this …

Today’s Featured Listing from Tysons Premier

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M&A Custom Homes a Master Builder presents it latest Handcrafted estate home. You will find the quality and features like no other. From the moment drive up. There is a beautiful Custom-made hammered Metal front door with glass panes that opens, the stone and custom brick on all sides with precast jack arches over the Marvin architectural series windows as …

Birds, Limes on Fairfax streets? Leaders consider dockless scooter future in Fairfax Co.

Max Smith  Around Town

Via WTOP Photo from WTOP Shared electric scooters will likely come to Fairfax County despite concerns from county leaders. The dockless app-based shared scooters are already on the streets in Alexandria, Arlingtonand the District. The scooters have also been showing up on the borders of those areas, including parts of Fairfax and Montgomery counties despite no official permission to operate there. “Scooter use has just …

Fairfax Co. considers charging for street parking in Reston, Tysons Corner

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Via WTOP Drivers in Tysons Corner and Reston could soon have to pay for street parking. Fairfax County is set to study parking management plans through an approximately $100,000 consultant’s review that would trigger changes within the next two years. Several county supervisors see paid parking as inevitable in the areas that are rapidly becoming more urban than suburban. New …