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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Feb 10, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 9299 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Feb 10, 2023)…

  1. NEW: Paid parking is coming to RTC West
  2. Whimsical worlds of Dr. Seuss to take over Tysons Corner Center this spring
  3. Farmers market workers in Reston, Merrifield and Oakton unionize

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

  1. JUST IN: Fairfax County will launch speed camera pilot at eight schools Friday (10028 views)
  2. Gourmet cinnamon roll shop rolls its way to Herndon (5006 views)
  3. Rebranded Reston zoo to open this weekend with self-drive safari (2511 views)
  4. Photos: South Asian grocery store coming to Herndon’s Arrowbrook Centre (2364 views)
  5. Loyal Companion to close all Fairfax County pet stores at end of month (1917 views)
  6. BREAKING: Redevelopment plan for new Reston library, affordable housing scrapped (1681 views)
  7. New regional housing plan pushes Fairfax County to lower income criteria for affordable housing (1656 views)
  8. JUST IN: Construction workers stranded on Tysons high-rise rescued (1455 views)
  9. Herndon Middle School teacher pays off student meal debts, which have increased in FCPS (1367 views)
  10. Tysons has been adding more public facilities, but for a library, expect to wait (1184 views)
  11. Micro-roast coffee shop brewing in ‘historic’ Vienna office formerly filled by bank (1155 views)
  12. DEVELOPING: Shooting in Groveton prompts police search for suspect (1141 views)
  13. Taco Bell in Fair Lakes may be razed, as owner seeks to update restaurant (1102 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 48 and low of 37. Sunrise at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:43 pm. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 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

A counselor at Glasgow Middle School in Lincolnia is facing criminal charges after he allegedly head-butted an 11-year-old student last week.

Vienna is considering several options to improve parking availability along its commercial corridor. At a conference session on April 15, the Vienna Town Council reviewed recommendations to its update zoning…

The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development. Marc G. Smith will assume the position starting on May 13, the town announced today (Tuesday). He will…

The Starbucks at the Chesterbrook Shopping Center (6214 Old Dominion Drive) in McLean has reopened after an extensive facelift. Starbucks closed in early March to get some interior design improvements….

For many remote workers, a messy home is distracting.

You’re getting pulled into meetings, and your unread emails keep ticking up. But you can’t focus because pet hair tumbleweeds keep floating across the floor, your desk has a fine layer of dust and you keep your video off in meetings so no one sees the chaos behind you.

It’s no secret a dirty home is distracting and even adds stress to your life. And who has the energy to clean after work? That’s why it’s smart to enlist the help of professionals, like Well-Paid Maids.

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Still planning for summer camps? Check out the great variety of art projects and fun teachers at Art House 7 in Arlington. We have morning, midday, and afternoon weekly camps for ages 5-13. Among our themes: Clay Creations; Animals Around the World; Arts & Crafts; Draw, Paint & Sculpt Faces & Animals; Drawing & Printmaking. We’ve recently added PaperPalooza (paper making and bookmaking) and Jewelry camps. You can see all our listings on our website.

Art House 7 has been a haven for artists of all ages since 2015, offering classes, camps, and workshops. We’re located on Langston Blvd. near the Lee Harrison Shopping Center. We have an ample 2-story studio, and plenty of free parking.

Weekly camps at Art House 7
– June 17-Aug. 9
– Camp times: 9-11am, 11am-2pm, 2:30-4:30pm
– Ages 5-13

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Encore Creativity for Older Adults at Capital One Hall

Encore Creativity for Older Adults is pleased to raise the curtain and welcome community members to its spring concert at Capital One Hall in Tysons, VA on May 4, 2024. The concert, which starts at 3 PM, will bring hundreds

Dream, Design, Build: Home Expo 2024

Sponsored by ABW Appliances & Eden, join us for a one-of-a-kind Home Expo event on May 11th from 10AM to 4PM!

The DMV’s top experts — AKG Design Studio and GMJ Construction — are opening their doors to homeowners to

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