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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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☔ Saturday’s forecast

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🌅 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. 👋