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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Mar 31, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 13911 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Mar 31, 2023)…

  1. Prolific chef Peter Chang is cooking up a new restaurant in McLean
  2. Police: Woman on sidewalk killed in Richmond Highway crash by possibly speeding driver
  3. Pickleball noise drama reverberates in Reston with new project

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

  1. UPDATED: Some FCPS students stay inside as burnt smell reported across D.C. area (23796 views)
  2. Richmond Highway barricaded for hours as police negotiate with armed woman (18184 views)
  3. Here’s where Fairfax County ranks among the ‘Best Counties to Live’ — and the neighbor it couldn’t beat (12614 views)
  4. Police investigate repeated indecent exposures at Reston hotel (7126 views)
  5. Taco Bamba to open in Herndon next week with some unique menu items (4940 views)
  6. Teen arrested in Merrifield after fatal shooting in Fairfax Village (4220 views)
  7. Transportation plan builds hype for potential Metro line extension and Route 7 BRT (4078 views)
  8. NEW: D.C. favorite Call Your Mother to open ‘Lil Deli’ truck in McLean (4027 views)
  9. Fairfax County board approves plan to lure developers into replacing lost affordable housing (3700 views)
  10. Proposed redevelopment of Oakton’s AT&T campus set to advance, despite resident concerns (3227 views)
  11. JUST IN: Carjacked vehicle found in Tysons, hits cars and police cruisers during pursuit (2991 views)
  12. Merrifield recommended as priority for redevelopment, but one proposal raises displacement concerns (2562 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

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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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