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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jul 28, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 7512 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jul 28, 2023)…

  1. Virginia Tech’s ‘otherworldly’ West Falls Church development approved despite height concerns
  2. Suspect arrested for robbing 66-year-old woman in Reston, police say
  3. FCPD: Man shoots mother and self in Seven Corners, hospitalizing both

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

  1. Family-owned Lebanese restaurant closes for good in Vienna (11673 views)
  2. Fairfax County’s office vacancy rate is at a 10-year high, staff says (10601 views)
  3. What the Schnitzel, a food truck, will launch in Herndon this weekend (6367 views)
  4. As Tysons farmers market launches, Mosaic District’s plots expansion (5238 views)
  5. Planning Commission supports overhaul of Reston Comprehensive Plan (4453 views)
  6. Firing of police officer in fatal Tysons shooting upheld by court (3441 views)
  7. County board redirects funds to remove hills from Fairfax Station road where teens died in crash (2958 views)
  8. Plans are brewing again to redevelop Lake Anne’s Crescent property (2851 views)
  9. Police: Man fired gun in Bailey’s Crossroads bar, injuring women (2055 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

Expect showers and thunderstorms after 2pm, with a high near 96 and a heat index reaching 104. West winds will be 6-11 mph, gusting up to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60% with rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch. Saturday night, storms are likely before 8pm, turning mostly cloudy and cooling to a low of 72. West winds of 5-10 mph will shift north in the evening. The 60% chance of precipitation brings rain amounts of a tenth to a quarter of an inch, with potentially higher amounts in thunderstorms. 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. 👋