Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 10212 times on FFXnow alone, so far.
📈 Top stories
The following are the most-read articles for today (Jul 7, 2023)…
- Death of man suffering medical issues at county jail under investigation
- Lake Thoreau, Shadowood pools in Reston won’t reopen this pool season
- D.C. area on Flood Watch with storms possible this afternoon
Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Saturday in Fairfax County, from our event calendar.
- 2:00 pm: 1903’s Crime of the Century and the Emergence of the “New Woman”
- 2:00 pm: Author Robert Brighton Talks True Crime
Here are the events planned for Sunday:
- 7:30 pm: UB40: 45th Anniversary Tour
⛅️ Saturday’s forecast
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. At night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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. 👋
More than 75,000 workers at health care giant Kaiser Permanente are set to strike on Wednesday. The Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions’ contract with the health system expired on Saturday…
The vacant Fuddruckers building along Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) in Fairfax City may not be standing for much longer. The site at 3575 Chain Bridge Road, which has been…
Reston Association’s Board of Directors has formally come out in opposition to the possibility of a casino near the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. In a statement released yesterday (Monday), RA…
Coming on the heels of celebrations in Tysons, Oktoberfest is set for a raucous return to the Town of Vienna this weekend. Vienna Oktoberfest will take over Church Street for…
Explore your creative side this fall at Art House 7 with our Fall 2 Session of art classes beginning October 30th. Whether you’re a budding artist or looking to unleash your artistic potential with something new, there’s a class for everyone!
Short and Drop-In Classes:
Dive into creativity with our short-term offerings, including a 3-week still-life painting course, a 3-week knitting class, a 5-week Painting the Portrait and Figure workshop led by acclaimed local artist Danni Dawson, and a mesmerizing 4-week exploration of Japanese Suminagashi and modern paper marbling. Plus, we have a drop-in class specially designed for parents and toddlers (2-4 years old) to introduce them to the world of art.
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.
• Mobile pet spa grooming
• Dog walking
• Pet sitting
• In-home or overnight pet sitting
• Customizable services
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