All That Glitters

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When it comes to fine jewelry, the trend is toward simplicity Jewelry trends come and go with each season, but while large earrings, mythical symbols, hand bracelets and oversized pendants made a statement on fashion runways for the fall, the trends in fine jewelry aren’t nearly so dramatic. At Princess Jewelers, located in the Village Green Centre in Vienna, Owner …

2nd Annual Fairfax County Brewfest at Mustang Sally Brewing Company

Tysons Today Around Town

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mustang Sally Brewing Company presented the 2nd annual Fairfax County Brewfest at Mustang Sally Brewing Company in Chantilly last September. A portion of the proceeds benefitted K9 for Warriors, who brought several service dogs to the event, and VAVETS. All of Fairfax County’s breweries participated in the event, including: Aslin Beer Company, Caboose …

Sister Hazel Duo Played Jammin’ Java

Tysons Today Music Scene

It was 25 years ago when two friends from Gainesville, Fla.—Drew Copeland and Ken Block—decided to start a rock band called Sister Hazel, named after a local nun who ran a homeless shelter. They soon added lead guitarist Ryan Newell, bassist Jett Beres and drummer Mark Trojanowski and set off on the road to live their dream. Sister Hazel has …

Find Success With Reggio Emilia Approach To Learning

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At the beginning of September, Beth Emeth Early Childhood Center (BEECC) welcomed Robin Cohen to the role of Center Director for the 2017-18 school year, with her goals being to enhance the fundamentals of the Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum and foster an environment that respects children’s ideas and thoughts while encouraging exploration of the world around them. The school, located …

The Magic of Pasta: Alta Strada in Mosaic District Features Many Italian Favorites

Tysons Today Taste of Tysons

 Frederico Fellini, one of Italy’s most famous filmmakers once said, “Life is a combination of Magic and Pasta.” For those who share his passion, there’s Chef Michael Schlow’s Italian restaurant Alta Strada in the Mosaic District. Alta Strada brings the element of chic and urban to the neighborhood, and the locals heartily approve. Northern Virginia’s enthusiasm for pasta was clearly …

The 12th Annual ARTS by George!

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Presented by George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) presented its 12th annual ARTS by George! featuring a Gala Performance by Broadway Star Kelli O’Hara plus student showcases, buffets and wine bars, and silent and live auctions last September on the Fairfax campus. The benefit event was one …

Talented Child Actors Ready to Shine in Fame Vs. Buttercup Musical

Tysons Today Art & Culture, NOVA Arts, Theatre & Dance

On Sunday, Dec. 3, an incredibly talented group of child actors will be singing and performing at Area 31 Cinema Studios in Frederick, Maryland, for the premiere performance of Fame Vs. Buttercup, an innovative family-friendly musical that’s part stage show, part film and part concert. The show follows a trio of present-day kids who make three wishes and accidentally end …

Make This Holiday Season More About Giving Than Getting

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Here’s How to Volunteer and Make a Difference in Your Community The holiday season often motivates people to reach out to others, to be thankful and to give to those in need. Not only does volunteering help the less fortunate, but studies have shown that it benefits the volunteers as well. Volunteering strengthens your ties to your community, makes you …

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 …

Holiday Party Planning

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What’s Your Service Style? It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But, we know that, sometimes, entertaining for the holidays can be stressful! If you’re hosting family and/or friends for a get together this year, continue reading for some tips and tricks for how to pull off a memorable holiday celebration with minimal stress, regardless of if you’re a …