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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Feb 17, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 7258 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Feb 17, 2023)…

  1. Dozens of white supremacist flyers found in McLean neighborhoods
  2. NEW: Great Falls is getting its first Virginia ABC store
  3. Creator of ‘1619 Project’ will address Virginia’s role in American racism at McLean talk on Sunday

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

  1. Mike’s American Grill in Springfield closes temporarily after Valentine’s Day fire (16561 views)
  2. Springfield’s Lake Accotink shouldn’t be dredged, but allowed to become a wetland, report says (5753 views)
  3. UPDATED: Person dies after being dragged by Metro train in Dunn Loring (5172 views)
  4. Police: Man arrested after stabbing on Fairfax Connector bus in Tysons (3374 views)
  5. Groundbreaking of new bridge over Wiehle Avenue set for next month (2880 views)
  6. Jiwa Singapura will open tonight at Tysons Galleria, mixing fine dining with street food (2182 views)
  7. Paris Baguette to open Herndon location this year (2113 views)
  8. Tysons office building by Freedom Hill ES targeted for conversion to housing (1744 views)
  9. Electronics resale shop to open in Reston, giving away PlayStation 5 (1575 views)
  10. Bed Bath & Beyond prepares to close three Fairfax County locations (1212 views)
  11. Person caught in Clifton house fire is critically injured (952 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 46 and low of 37. Sunrise at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:51 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

It’s going to be a cold and rainy weekend in Fairfax County, thanks to Tropical Storm Ophelia. Tracking to make landfall in North Carolina today (Friday), the storm is expected to reach Northern Virginia tonight.

Qualtrics, a technology and data research company, has officially opened its doors in Reston. The company, which provides artifical intelligence-driven software to assist businesses with customer and employee “experience management,”…

Tysons Galleria’s commitment to serving up high-end retail continues with the recent arrival of three new clothing stores. A boutique from Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is now open…

Fairfax County is considering a pilot program to support more murals in its commercial revitalization areas. The pilot program, called Paint It! Fairfax, was introduced at a Fairfax County Board…

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