JV’s Turns 69

Keith Loria Music Scene

In 2017, JV’s in Falls Church is celebrating its 69th year in business. Over that time, the popular restaurant has grown from a place to stop in for a quick bite of food to a friendly hangout where you can experience great music and wonderful food items off the menu.

MGM National Harbor: Monumental Indeed

Elaine Watt Features

We’ve watched the transformation of the landscape along the Maryland side of the Potomac to include a truly unparalleled presence in the history of our great capital region, the long-awaited MGM National Harbor. A world-class resort designed with an attention to detail and admirable sensitivity to its environs, here you will find a mecca of fine dining, first-class gaming and …

10 Popular Home Remodeling Trends

Analiese Kreutzer Features

Trends can be a tricky thing. Is something a trend because a manufacturer decides to unveil it as a new product? Is something a trend if you see a photo of it in a magazine? One expert might say a certain style has had its day while another says it’s what everyone will be asking for this year. The truth …

Plaka Grill

Stephanie Oppenheimer Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

It’s a dine-in for dollars fundraiser for the Falls Church City Elementary PTA at Plaka Grill, and I know just what I’ll find when I arrive for lunch: outside, a parking lot full of minivans sporting magnets from the City’s four schools. Inside, I’ll find tables full of the school community’s parents, volunteers, and PTA board members enjoying friendship and …

Letter from the Publisher

Johnny Hanna Letter from the Publisher

Spring has always been our favorite time of year in Tysons.  The light green foliage along the roads, the café’s and outdoor activities … it’s like waking up to  a new day.  And we are surely waking up to a new city.

Britepaths Non-profit Offering Free Financial Education classes

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Fairfax-based non-profit Britepaths offers free Financial Education classes and sessions at various locations in the Fairfax County area to low- and middle-income adults who reside throughout Northern Virginia. The offerings are free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

Plan a Summer to Remember

Analiese Kreutzer Features

As spring emerges and the weather turns warmer, summer plans begin to take shape. You may picture warm, lazy days with relaxed schedules, but with public schools out for 10 weeks and some private schools even longer, kids get restless and parents need safe, reliable options to keep their kids occupied. Our area’s many summer camp programs provide a range …

Introducing New Fitness Expert One to One Fitness

TysonsToday Staff Fitness

One To One Fitness has an impressive 30 year history in Washington DC and Northern Virginia. While it is one of our area’s crown jewels, it may also be one of our best kept secrets. “That’s fine with us,” say owners Doug Vasiliadis (40 year McLean/Great Falls resident) and Pat McCloskey (50 year Vienna resident).

Hickory Hill Remains one of McLean’s Landmark Properties

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

McLean’s Hickory Hill was built upon ground that was part of a land grant of 2,862 acres taken out from the Northern Neck Proprietary by Thomas Lee in 1719. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that George Franklin Means Walters, the owner of 88.5 acres of the former grant, built the house near Langley Fork facing Chain Bridge Road. No streak …