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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jul 14, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 8255 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jul 14, 2023)…

  1. Nightclub takes over former Outback Steakhouse on Elden Street
  2. Vote lets the fox in as Reston’s official icon
  3. Metro will reopen Vienna and Dunn Loring stations next week

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

  1. Arlington chef nods to New Orleans with upcoming McLean restaurant (5943 views)
  2. Fresh off renovation, Tysons Galleria rides ‘luxury’ tailwinds to success out of pandemic (5190 views)
  3. BREAKING: Pedestrian seriously injured in Franconia-Springfield Parkway crash (4324 views)
  4. Neighborhood Expert: Amusement parks close to Northern Virginia (2913 views)
  5. Two FCPS graduates inch closer to MLB dreams as first-round draft picks (2598 views)
  6. Search for Waldo underway in Reston and Herndon (2110 views)
  7. Kite fighting is dangerous and can lead to ban, Fairfax County Park Authority warns (2019 views)
  8. Four restaurants with Fairfax ties honored at 2023 RAMMY awards (1742 views)
  9. Revised Virginia laws delay hearings, decision on Reston Comprehensive Plan (1582 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

⛈️ Saturday’s forecast

There’s a possibility of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm, with the skies remaining partly sunny and temperatures reaching a high around 91. Winds will be calm, gradually transitioning to a southern direction at around 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. The likelihood for precipitation stands at 40%. As for Saturday night, anticipate a chance for more showers and thunderstorms, under mostly cloudy skies, and temperatures dropping to a low of around 75. Expect a consistent south wind speed of 7 to 9 mph, and a 50% probability of rainfall. 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

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…

A new Burlington store is set to open in Mount Vernon Plaza this summer, according to a spokesperson for Federal Realty. The discount retailer, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory,…

A home-based golf instruction facility is coming soon to a half-acre of land on 1051 Kelso Road in Great Falls. Next Level Golf — a local golf instruction company —…

Spring is a magical time and Live Fairfax has a list of exciting things to experience around the area this spring!

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Ravel Dance Company presents The Sleeping Beauty at Capital One…

Be transported to the magical kingdom of Princess Aurora, where the wicked Carabosse casts a curse that dooms the Princess and her entire kingdom. Set to the spectacular Tchaikovsky score, this beloved classic will sweep you away with its beauty,

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