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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jul 21, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 11263 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jul 21, 2023)…

  1. JUST IN: Gas leak shuts down Route 7 in Wolf Trap
  2. District Taco will open restaurants in McLean, Springfield next month
  3. Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar to open in Reston next week

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

  1. Tysons auto dealerships to close permanently, maybe setting stage for redevelopment (33978 views)
  2. Trader Joe’s confirms plan to relocate down the road in Springfield (28828 views)
  3. BREAKING: One killed in crash outside Burke shopping center (9266 views)
  4. NEW: Fairfax County might end leaf collection service, starting next year (6844 views)
  5. Driver dies after fiery two-vehicle crash in Fort Belvoir (6152 views)
  6. Man wins decades-long battle to get FCPD to use community names, not postal addresses, in crime reports (5525 views)
  7. Fight breaks out at Italian restaurant in Vienna, drawing police (4159 views)
  8. New ‘virtual food hall’ brings cuisine from around the D.C. area to Tysons (3182 views)
  9. Ice Cream Jubilee to open in Reston Town Center next year (3144 views)
  10. All-you-can-eat Korean BBQ coming to Merrifield from Centreville’s Meat Project (2965 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

☀️ Saturday’s forecast

The weather forecast for Saturday is mostly sunny with a high of approximately 86 degrees and a northwestern wind at around 7 mph. On Saturday night, expect mostly clear skies and a low around 66 degrees. A north wind around 6 mph will become calm in the evening. 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. 👋