How to Apply to Private School: Admissions 101

Cassandra Parker Education

If you’ve decided that private school is the best route for your child’s education, you may have questions about the application process. Each private school will have a different admissions process with different deadlines and requirements. Once you’ve chosen the right private school for your child, you will need to start the application process to try and secure your child’s …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting Private Schools

Cassandra Parker Education

Visiting private schools is one of the most important steps in finding the right private school for your child. Once you’ve weighed the pros and cons of private school and started looking for the right private school for your child, you will need to schedule school visits to check out each potential private school in person. Each school visit will …

Explore the Loudoun Wine Trail

Analiese Kreutzer Staff Picks, Wine Issue 2017

Thinking about spending a day touring wineries and tasting some Virginia vintages? You don’t have to go far to take in some of the best. Northern Virginia is considered one of the state’s best wine regions, and of Virginia’s approximately 230 wineries, more than 40 of them reside in Loudoun County.

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

TysonsToday Staff Talk of Tysons

McLean Community Players’ present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” July 14- July 31. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. It features a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly …

Signet Launch Party

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

JBG Companies launched The Signet, their extraordinary new residential condominium and retail complex in the heart of McLean, on Wednesday evening, April 19th at an invitation only private event at J. Gilberts. Potential residents were greeted at the door with glasses of sparkling rosé and were treated to delicious tastings while circulating amongst the displayed floor plans and photos of …

Colonial Life Opens New Office

TysonsToday Staff Talk of Tysons

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company has opened a new office in Tysons Corner, VA to serve small to large employers in all types of commercial and public sector organizations in the Virginia and D.C. metropolitan area.

PenFed Foundation held its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

On May 4, the PenFed Foundation held its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala at Trump® International Hotel. The event raised a record nearly $1.5 million.  All proceeds go towards supporting more than 35,000 veterans, active military members, and their families each year.  Nearly 800 military, business, community, and government leaders attended the event which included moving tributes to three …

Behind the Scenes in the Virginia Wine Industry

Linda Barrett Wine Issue 2017

You can’t drive anywhere in Virginia without seeing a road sign indicating a nearby Virginia winery. They are everywhere. The winery signage, and the wineries themselves, are the visible part of the Virginia wine industry that now hosts more than 290 wineries; but how much do you know about what goes on behind the scenes?