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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 13, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 7389 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jan 13, 2023)…

  1. Chocolate Lovers Festival returning to Fairfax for the first time since the pandemic
  2. Man wanted in possible arson of Reston home
  3. Last Polar Dip returns for 15th year at Lake Anne Plaza

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

  1. Two teens killed, one hospitalized after car drives off Fairfax Station road (11767 views)
  2. Report: Tatte Bakery to open in Reston Town Center (4400 views)
  3. What Fairfax County restaurants to hit up for Restaurant Week (3517 views)
  4. Police: Man stabs parents at home in McLean, killing stepfather (2946 views)
  5. Gunshots fired near Vienna Giant came during family dispute, police say (2922 views)
  6. Dave’s Hot Chicken to heat up Tysons with first Virginia restaurant (2653 views)
  7. Panera Bread shutters Tysons Corner Center location for good (2506 views)
  8. Reston teen arrested and charged in connection to Sterling shooting (2118 views)
  9. Chocolate Lovers Festival returning to Fairfax for the first time since the pandemic (2173 views)
  10. Developer duo pitch more housing on Rock Hill Road in Herndon (1006 views)
  11. Community meetings set to discuss Reston redevelopment proposals (927 views)
  12. County seeks feedback on reductions in parking requirements, overhaul of policy (917 views)
  13. Neighborhood Expert: Down payment assistance programs in Virginia (872 views)
  14. Cut-through traffic policy update could help county residents access their homes during rush hour (825 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

Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 39 and low of 27. Sunrise at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:11 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. 👋