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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Dec 9, 2022

Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 3780 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Dec 9, 2022)…

  1. FCPD motor officer thrown from bike, seriously injured in collision near GMU
  2. Morning Notes
  3. Fairfax County board approves redevelopment of Vantage Hill condominiums

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read Arlington articles of the week, below.

  1. Person killed in two-vehicle crash on Prosperity Avenue (8319 views)
  2. Developers seek to expand Mosaic District’s vibes to more of Merrifield (3060 views)
  3. Dog fatally shot by Fairfax County SWAT team during raid in Herndon (2116 views)
  4. New hotel at Springfield Town Center moves forward despite delay of park (1584 views)
  5. FCPD: Marshall HS special education teacher arrested for alleged assaults on student (1562 views)
  6. BREAKING: Police search for driver who killed I-66 construction worker in Oakton (1440 views)
  7. Greek restaurant Knossos opens in Herndon, with grand opening ahead (1384 views)
  8. Flats at Tysons condo plan poised for approval despite staff objections (1296 views)
  9. Speed cameras are coming to Fairfax County school and work zones next year (1239 views)
  10. Circa and Él Bebe are finally opening today at The Boro in Tysons (1207 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Fairfax County, from our event calendar.

And here are the events planned for Sunday:

⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 45 and low of 39. Sunrise at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. See more from

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

We hope you have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋

Recent Stories

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…

Reston Association is seeking candidates for its 2024 Board of Directors’ election. Four seats are open for the election, which will take place in March. Specifically, two at-large director seats…

Zombies, pirates and other virtual characters are about to be unleashed on Tysons, just in time for Christmas. Sandbox VR will launch its new virtual reality gaming experience at 1656…

Do the holidays have you stressed and busy? Worry not about what to wear as Live Fairfax has the Style Survival Guide for this season!

Art House 7 warmly welcomes you to our upcoming Fall 2 session of classes starting on October 30th. We’re thrilled to offer a diverse range of mediums and flexible class lengths, catering to a wide age range, starting from as young as 2, and, of course, providing a multitude of engaging options for adults!

Our classes cover an exciting spectrum of creative mediums, including fiber arts such as knitting, modern embroidery, crochet, and sewing. We also offer classes in ceramics on the wheel, drawing, watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic, still-life painting, and captivating Japanese Suminagashi and printmaking. One of the highlights of this session is the highly anticipated 5-week “Painting the Portrait and Figure” workshop, led by the renowned local artist, Danni Dawson.

For our younger artists, we have specially designed classes like “Art Exploration through Impressionism” for students in kindergarten through 5th grade, an engaging “Art Together” parent-child class designed for 2–4-year-olds, and a “Teen Taught Art Club” tailored for kindergarteners through 4th graders.

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Winter Wonderland Fundraiser

Proceeds benefit Fellowship Square, improving the lives of 800+ older adults with very limited income and resources by providing affordable housing and supportive services.

Experience a festive holiday fundraiser complete with savory wines & craft beers, scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, exciting

The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Ravel Dance company at Capital…

It is Christmas Eve and Clara has received a Nutcracker. Follow her journey through pine forest where she encounters angels, and snowflakes then welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy to the Kingdom of Sweets. This production is the perfect way


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