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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 6, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 4621 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jan 6, 2023)…

  1. Police: Bicyclist runs into box truck in Annandale, taken to hospital
  2. County files plan for redevelopment of Fairfax’s judicial complex
  3. California firm leases data center space in Reston

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

  1. DEVELOPING: Motorcyclist seriously injured in Seven Corners crash (5276 views)
  2. NEW: Paul French Bakery and Cafe coming to Vienna (3116 views)
  3. JUST IN: Glen Forest ES assistant charged with assaulting student with disabilities (2562 views)
  4. Daycare provider at Montessori school in Herndon arrested for assaulting toddler (2176 views)
  5. Residential mid-rise could replace office building on Dulles Technology Drive (1806 views)
  6. Jewelry store robbery led to another gun scare at Tysons Corner Center (1737 views)
  7. FCPD officer accidentally broadcasts ‘audio porn’ over police radio (1559 views)
  8. County’s running bamboo ordinance takes effect with potential fines (1341 views)
  9. Youngkin calls for investigation of Thomas Jefferson HS over delayed student award notices (1179 views)
  10. Developer requests more density for future townhouses by Tysons-Pimmit library (1064 views)
  11. Burlington clothing store coming to Springfield Town Center this year (904 views)
  12. Fairfax County rec centers, golf courses and more could get pricier this year (803 views)
  13. Ornery Beer Company Public House plans new restaurant in Herndon (666 views)
  14. Effort to relocate cell tower by I-495 in McLean still ongoing (542 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

🌤 Saturday’s forecast

Clear throughout the day. High of 43 and low of 34. Sunrise at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:04 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! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 6621 times on FFXnow alone, so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles…

Lake Anne’s plaza will once again spring to life this summer with concerts. Lake Anne Live! — an event series that kicked off last year — brings Thursday evening concerts…

The proposed repurposing of Inova Health System’s former corporate headquarters in Merrifield as live/work and workforce housing units got a hearty recommendation from the Fairfax County Planning Commission earlier this…

Are you ready for summer? Live Fairfax has a bucket list of indoor activities, outdoor escapades and trips to explore this summer.

Camps are just the beginning of what’s in store at Art House 7 this summer. We’re thrilled to offer an array of exciting classes for both kids and adults!Rediscover your creativity with some of our AH7 favorites, such as drawing, hand-sewing, modern embroidery, and our popular 3-week Jump into Crochet classes. But that’s not all! We’ve added some fresh and exciting options to our summer class selection, guaranteed to spark your imagination.

To enhance your artistic journey, we have intensified some of our Ceramics: The Wheel classes to a full 3-hour duration. This extended time allows for more creativity and skill development in each class session. If you’re eager for a captivating twist, give Contemporary Still-Life Drawing & Painting a go. Or why not try an immersive outdoor painting adventure? We have a unique opportunity for you to bring your painting skills to life while learning and creating in the great outdoors with our Landscape Painting: Studio and Plein Air class!

We invite you to visit our website and explore our full Summer Session schedule, brimming with a diverse range of classes and camps. Classes and camps begin June 20th. Unleash your inner artist, broaden your horizons, and embark on a summer adventure like no other. Let’s make this a summer to remember at Art House 7!

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Potomac Harmony Chorus has a new director! We’re ready
to kick off the season with new music, a new approach, and YOU!

Potomac Harmony is one of 500 choruses in Sweet
Adelines International. We’re a vibrant,
contemporary, inclusive, welcoming, and open community of women singers who
perform four-part harmony, barbershop style, committed to a high level of
achievement through teaching, mentoring, personal growth, and performance. Our vision is to entertain, educate, and
enrich lives through musical expression while promoting the barbershop art

Potomac Harmony recently had our first performance
with our new director, receiving rave reviews! We invite you to stop by any Wednesday
evening and be part of the fun and harmony!

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Army Birthday Festival – Free and Fun

Make Saturday, June 10, 2023 a great day!

Come celebrate the Army Birthday Festival at the National Museum of the U.S. Army from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rain or Shine!

• Experience outdoor and indoor fun activities, for all

Unveiling of West Ford historical highway marker

Gum Springs will be celebrating 190 years of its founding by freedman West Ford on Saturday, June 17, 2023. To kick-off the celebration, there will be an unveiling of a Virginia historical highway marker for West Ford on Fordson Road


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