Breast Cancer: Risks, Symptoms, and New Revelations on Early Detection

Kimberly Blaker Health & Wellness

Twelve percent of women today will develop invasive breast cancer, and more than 40,000 will die from it this year alone, reports BreastCancer.org. That’s why a refresher course on early detection and staying up-to-date on the latest studies is essential and the reason for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Risk factors There are several risk factors for breast cancer, as …

Town of Vienna and Vienna Shopping Center Announces Fall Pop-Up Market

Town of Vienna Economic Development Division Around Town

Weekend Event Featuring Local Artists Takes Place October 16-17 The Town of Vienna in partnership with Vienna Shopping Center, brings to the town a Fall Pop-Up Market featuring up to 25 local artisans ranging from jewelry, home gifts, art, and more. Shoppers can shop safely and explore a variety of handmade gifts from local makers. When Saturday & Sunday, October 16-17, …

The Alden in McLean Announces a Musical and Moving Fall Performance Season

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

The Alden in McLean happily reopens this fall with four musical performances that span classical, folk, Klezmer and gospel, and a 50th Anniversary performance by the acclaimed dance company Pilobolus. The center is located inside the McLean Community Center, which is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave. MCC Executive Director Daniel Singh said, “We are excited to welcome back audiences to The …

September-October 2021 Local Real Estate Experts

Tysons Today Staff Real Estate

Our real estate market is the envy of the nation. So, it comes as no surprise that so many of our area Realtors are celebrated in national magazines and newspapers for their accomplishments and dedication to the industry. Here are a few for your consideration. Laurie Mensing Christie’s International Real Estate Ranked in the top 1% of agents nationwide, Laurie …

Town of Vienna Vies for Caboose-to-Caboose Title

Town of Vienna Around Town

In the spirit of friendly competition, the Town of Vienna is participating in the Caboose-to-Caboose Bike Ride Challenge! The contest between the Town of Vienna and the Town of Herndon encourages bike riders of all ages to pedal along the W&OD Trail from the Vienna Caboose to the Herndon Caboose and back for a chance to put their Town in …

NEW EVENT! Friends of Reston Fall 5K

Friends of Reston Around Town

Sunday, October 17 Runners, walkers, and strollers of all ages can get set and go for the fun at the inaugural Friends of Reston Fall 5K, Sunday, October 17. Starting at 8:00 a.m. at Brown’s Chapel Park, 1686 Brown’s Chapel Road, the route of this new event winds through paved trails in north Reston and ends with an awards celebration, …

Vienna Oktoberfest 2021

Vienna Business Assocation Around Town

Vienna Oktoberfest takes place on the Town Green and historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, VA. The 2021 Oktoberfest event will feature: Live entertainment on three stages: Main Stage, Kid’s Stage,Acoustic Stage Primary Beer Garden (same location) featuring the CabooseBrewing Co. and Vienna Vintner Secondary beer location Majorly expanded beer drinking area, stretching to the TownGreen Access to …

Exploring the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

Linda Barrett Travel

I lived in Northern Virginia for years before I realized that there was a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in Alexandria that was open to the public—the Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey house. Having visited a number of his other houses, I had to see it. On the day I visited, tour guide Elizabeth Simon described the interesting history of the house. In …

Washington West Film Festival Screenings Announced!

Capital One Hall Around Town, Art & Culture

The 2021 Washington West Film Festival will host four events, including the closing night film and awards, on October 23, 2021 at Capital One Hall. It’s A Wonderful Life Sunday, October 23, 2021 at 10:30 AM – 1 PMTickets start at $15 75th Anniversary ScreeningThis classic family drama from 1946 was nominated for five Academy Awards and is widely considered …

McLean Pet Fest Returns October 10

McLean Community Center Around Town

Pandemic Pet Owners Can Learn To Be Better Pet Parents at McLean Pet Fest on October 10 A limited number of vendor and participant spaces are still available McLean Central Park will be alive with local pets and their families on Sunday, Oct. 10, when McLean Pet Fest takes place. Pet ownership in the U.S. is at an all-time high …