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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Dec 16, 2022

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 4457 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Dec 16, 2022)…

  1. Marco’s Pizza to open new location in Reston area
  2. Fairfax County top prosecutor Steve Descano to seek reelection in 2023
  3. Fairfax County could put bicycles and transit on par with cars when gauging transportation needs

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

  1. Lack of “destination” retail at future Herndon Metro development worries town council (3205 views)
  2. Police: Driver was speeding in fatal Old Keene Mill Road crash (3097 views)
  3. Luxury of a different kind is coming to Tysons (2753 views)
  4. Ashburn, Dulles Metro stations are busiest on Silver Line extension so far (1796 views)
  5. Development proposals in Reston push for more housing, less office (1712 views)
  6. Flagship Carwash to open another location in Herndon (1643 views)
  7. Gold’s Gym in Reston’s Plaza America to relocate (1278 views)
  8. NEW: A pedestrian crossing on Route 123 from Tysons Corner Center is in the works (1006 views)
  9. Bomb and shooting threat sent over ‘drag brunch’ at Fair Lakes restaurant (981 views)
  10. Yard House sports bar has set a grand opening date at Tysons Galleria (912 views)
  11. Stormwater crews rescue Pickles the cat from Lake Anne drain after hours-long effort (892 views)
  12. Tweaks sought for major Aurora Station at Dulles development near Innovation Metro (770 views)
  13. County board devotes more Covid relief funds to affordable housing (752 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

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⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 41 and low of 26. Sunrise at 7:23 am and sunset at 4:50 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. 👋