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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 27, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 7366 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jan 27, 2023)…

  1. Date set for full Herndon Festival to return this year
  2. JUST IN: Reston Association’s Larry Butler to retire after more than 40-year career
  3. McLean Chocolate Festival is back for 11th year this Sunday

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

  1. SCOOP: New name, new ownership and new mission for Reston’s Roer’s Zoofari (5723 views)
  2. Photos: Upgrade of Reston Town Center’s public spaces nearly finished (5311 views)
  3. New dine-in cinema in Reston Town Center to open later this year (2512 views)
  4. Poll: Are you ‘all in’ on a potential Fairfax County casino? (1998 views)
  5. Vienna poised to reduce pickleball availability at Glyndon Park due to noise complaints (1701 views)
  6. Comstock seeks to tweak residential building planned at Reston Row (1567 views)
  7. Tractor-trailer crash spills sewage at Springfield Mixing Bowl, creating backups (1471 views)
  8. Construction of condos on former school site in Fairfax City complete (1298 views)
  9. County settles on land for future arts center in Reston (1239 views)
  10. Pottery Barn now under construction at the Mosaic District (1229 views)
  11. After deadly crash, county to study lighting, cost of removing hills on Lee Chapel Road (1191 views)
  12. Fairfax County’s lone remaining taxi operator requests easing of rules that ‘age out’ vehicles (1120 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 50 and low of 34. Sunrise at 7:20 am and sunset at 5:26 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

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The sun will shine into the night this Saturday (March 25), as the McLean Community Center hosts its first-ever Fiesta del Sol. The inaugural celebration of Latin American and Caribbean…

A day after neighboring Arlington County made waves by ending single-family exclusive zoning, Fairfax County saw its own zoning reforms reversed two years after they were approved. The Virginia Supreme…

In response to calls for additional legal assistance, Fairfax County is poised to establish a self-help resource center in the library of its courthouse complex. At a Fairfax County Board…

Synetic Theater Camps are a wildly fun, highly accessible choice for young people who love moving, playing games, and making memories. Registration is open now for Summer Camps (sessions June 20-August 25) and there are even a few spots left for Spring Break camp, April 3­-7.

Located in National Landing, these performance-based camps are designed for students of all ages – no theater or performance experience required.

Led by professional teaching artists, campers learn acting, movement, and technical theater skills through the lens of Physical Theater. Physical Theater incorporates acting, movement, dance, mime, and acrobatics. If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil performance, you’ll find many similarities.

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Press Release:

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The HIPAA Seal of Compliance is issued to organizations that have implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program through the use of The Guard, Compliancy Group’s proprietary compliance tracking solution.

Clients and patients are becoming more aware of the requirements of HIPAA compliance and how the regulation protects their personal information. Forward-thinking providers like EDBS Dental Billing Solutions choose the HIPAA Seal of Compliance to differentiate their services.

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McLean Volunteer Fire Department-Inova Blood Drive

MVFD has teamed up with Inova Blood Donor Services for a blood drive on Friday, March 31, in our lower parking lot at 1455 Laughlin Avenue. The blood drive will run from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 pm. Please consider making

Van Metre 5K Run

Calling all serious runners, occasional joggers, and weekend walkers of all levels! Participate in the 31st Annual Van Metre 5K Run supporting Children’s National Hospital–the event that goes a long way!

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023
Time: 8:30AM
Location: Broadlands


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