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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. 👋

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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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