Wegmans cements deal for another Virigina location

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Via Biz Journals  Wegmans has cemented a deal to open another store in Virginia at Reston Crescent, where developer Brookfield Properties hopes the grocer will serve as an anchor to attract others to the 4 million-square-foot mixed-use development. Wegmans signed a lease late last week for at least 80,000 square feet and could open by late 2022, said Brookfield Executive …

Best Thanksgiving 2018 Gas Prices By Town In DC And NoVA

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Via The Patch WASHINGTON, DC—This Thanksgiving, we can be thankful for lower gas prices in Virginia. According to AAA, Tuesday’s gas price average in Virginia was $2.38, a significant drop from $2.63 a month ago. It’s also much lower than the $2.61 national average and similar to the $2.30 of last Thanksgiving. DC appears to be trending in the opposite …

GMHS Career Presenters Needed

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Interested in inspiring the next generation of youth with the details of your professional life? George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia will be having Mustang Career Chats. They are seeking people who are willing to share their professional life in the upcoming Mustang Career Chats. The goal is to give high schoolers a first-hand look at as wide …

Three New Video Games Debut at Nintendo Holiday Experience at Mall

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Video game enthusiasts of all ages are invited to experience all Nintendo has to offer with the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience that runs until December 16th at Tyson’s Corner. The event is free and runs every day (save Thanksgiving) until December 16th. According to staffers, people of all ages have been getting into the games. The detachable game console, introduced in …

Small Business Saturday 2018: Deals, Events In Vienna

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Via The Patch You may not realize it, but our independently owned boutiques, gift shops and mom-and-pop hardware stores struggle mightily to compete against malls, big box stores and online retailers. Small Business Saturday, held annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, was created to give these smaller enterprises a boost. In Vienna, locally owned businesses participate in the Small Business …

Coming to Tysons: TEDxTysons 2018

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Via The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia TEDxTysons 2018 is your chance to experience a night of big ideas, inspiration, and fun. They will reflect on their theme this year: Legacy – what values, technology, and issues have we inherited and what do we want to leave behind? Community Foundation President and CEO Eileen Ellsworth is a featured speaker at this …

Enjoy the Holiday! Partial list of area restaurants open for Thanksgiving, (reservations are suggested).

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Via The Patch  VIENNA, VA—With Thanksgiving around the corner, your family is probably making plans for the big feast. If you’re considering not cooking or going out for another meal, some Vienna area restaurants are open for the Thursday, Nov. 22 holiday. We’ve rounded up Thanksgiving reservations on OpenTable and individual restaurant sites. Click on each restaurant name to make reservations. If …

Save the Date! Holiday Wine Dinner at Bazin’s on Church

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When:            Monday, December 3rd  6:30 pm Where:           Bazin’s on Church- 111 Church St. NW Vienna, VA 22180 Details:          $130.00 per person + tax & gratuity Bazins on Church announces their Holiday Wine Dinner will be with Stags’ Leap Winery on Monday, December 3rd! Chef Patrick has created one of …

Housing Predictions and Stats for Amazon’s HQ2

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Via Realtor Magazine Amazon’s decision to create new headquarters in Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y., is expected to bring a boom to both cities’ housing markets and fuel rising home prices. The choice to split the retail giant’s second headquarters between two cities will not slow down the economic climb, housing analysts say. Amazon will bring a 4-million-square-foot office to …