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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

🌅 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. 👋

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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Sep 29, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 10957 times on FFXnow alone, so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles…

A 17-year veteran of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has been arrested for allegedly stealing drugs stored at two stations for her personal use, police announced today (Friday)….

A total of six new Capital Bikeshare stations may soon arrive around the Innovation Center Metro station. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will host a meeting this coming Wednesday…

Tysons Corner Center can move forward with new plans for its next phase of development. After a public hearing on Tuesday (Sept. 26), the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved…

Public invited: “Fur-th Birthday” brunch celebration for Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, Sunday, October 8 at The Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, providing premium mobile pet services throughout Aldie, Middleburg, South Riding is celebrating its fourth anniversary with expansion to Centreville and Chantilly and its fourth Woofie’s pet grooming van. The franchise, owned and operated by Loudoun County residents, husband/wife team Sebaot Gebre and Teferi Dejene, has grown by 900% since its first full year in business.

Services include:
• Mobile pet spa grooming
• Dog walking
• Pet sitting
• In-home or overnight pet sitting
• Customizable services

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If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!

In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!

We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.

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We invite you to join us at STEAMOLOGY’s annual FREE STEM Fest for elementary and middle school students, taking place on Saturday, October 14th at South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, VA 22079.

STEM Fest is an exciting

Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Presents Metaphest, October 14-15, 2023

Workshops on: ~ Meditation ~ Intro to Tarot: The Aces and Major Arcana

~ Ageless Aging ~ Past Life Regression ~ Animal Communication and Healing

~ Psychometry ~ Spiritual Healing ~ Self Soul Love ~ Consciously Clearing Clutter ~ Awareness/Mindfulness/Consciousness.


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