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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Aug 18, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 11628 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Aug 18, 2023)…

  1. Celebrity favorite Dave’s Hot Chicken to open Tysons restaurant next week
  2. New brewery hopes to bring beer, ‘eclectic’ food to Old Town Fairfax on Labor Day weekend
  3. Morning Notes

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

  1. Study: Office and retail trends tell different stories about Tysons pandemic recovery (9492 views)
  2. Owners of McLean restaurant plead guilty to tax evasion, Covid relief theft (7037 views)
  3. Where to eat in Fairfax County for Summer Restaurant Week 2023 (5542 views)
  4. Fairfax County to replace playground at Reston North Park (3905 views)
  5. Fish-shaped Japanese waffle pop-up will open permanent shop in Dunn Loring (3877 views)
  6. Construction underway on new condos near Innovation Center Metro station (3436 views)
  7. Armed robbery, stolen golf carts under investigation at Hidden Creek Country Club (3387 views)
  8. VHC Health swiftly expands Fairfax County presence with offices in Vienna, Merrifield (2234 views)
  9. Traffic Alert: Four-vehicle crash closes I-495 Express Lanes in Tysons (1927 views)
  10. Thunderstorm knocks out power for many in southeastern Fairfax County (1757 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 sunny with a high temperature of around 84°F, accompanied by a gentle northwest wind blowing at 5 to 9 mph. As for Saturday night, expect clear skies and a low temperature of around 63°F, with a light west wind ranging from 3 to 6 mph. 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. 👋