McLean Chamber honors first-responders, veterans

Brian Trompeter Around Town

Via Inside Nova The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 4 honored local police officers and firefighters and paid tribute to the service of military veterans at the organization’s first-ever Honors Luncheon, held at Vinson Hall Retirement Community. The chamber previously honored first responders at its annual fall “Suits & Sneakers” event, but this year decided to hold a …

Video: Princess Jeweler

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Family-owned business operating for over 25 years, certainly stands out from other Washington DC jewelers. Offering two convenient locations in Vienna, VA and  Princess Jeweler is only a short drive in either direction from the heart of Washington DC. With the inventory of a big company and the welcoming feel of a small business, Princess Jeweler combines the best of …

WRAP’s 2018 Holiday SoberRide Campaign

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Lifestyle

WRAP’s 2018 Holiday SoberRide® program, in partnership with Lyft, will be offered nightly between 8:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. from Friday, December 14, 2018 until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.  The program ends at 4:00 a.m. on January 1.  To use this service download the Lyft app to your phone and enter the applicable code in the app’s ‘Promo’ section. During this campaign, …

1st Stage Extends A Civil War Christmas Until December 30th

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture, Arts

Tysons, VA— 1st Stage, Tysons Corner’s award-winning professional theatre, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration until December 30. The story takes place in 1864 as Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. Stories of many intertwining lives– spanning from the battlegrounds of Northern Virginia to the halls of …

Video: The Old Brogue

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The Kearney family has owned and operated The Old Brogue Irish Pub since its opening on St. Patrick’s Day 1981. The Kearneys have been in the Irish hospitality business since 1930, when Tony Kearney, Mike’s grandfather, purchased the Melville Hotel in Derry, Ireland. Next came The Derry Steak House, also in Derry; and then he opened the first Chinese restaurant …

Looks Like Metro May Be Getting Late Night Hours Back

Natalie Delgadillo Around Town, Transportation

Via DCist  Photo Courtesy of Thomas Hawk / Flickr Night owls across the District rejoice: if all goes as expected, Metro will reinstate late night service on the system during the summer of 2019. That means we’ll again see midnight closing times on weekdays and 3 a.m. closures on the weekends. D.C.’s representatives on the Metro Board of Directors told …