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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Sep 15, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 7805 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Sep 15, 2023)…

  1. County poised to swap land with Inova for Reston Town Center North site
  2. Fairfax County ignites plan to crack down on illegal fireworks use
  3. Morning Notes

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

  1. New festival to celebrate Virginia coming to Tysons Corner Center (14331 views)
  2. Fairfax County board approves overhaul of Reston Comprehensive Plan (7081 views)
  3. County board allows housing at Merrifield’s Pan Am Shopping Center (4791 views)
  4. Police search for robbery suspect who threatened to kidnap child in Reston (3356 views)
  5. Starbucks is coming (again) to The Spectrum in Reston (3331 views)
  6. Former Army employee charged with killing West Springfield woman in 1994 (2882 views)
  7. Green iguana reported on the loose in Reston (2303 views)
  8. Fairfax County to get updated COVID-19 vaccines amid surge in illness (1815 views)
  9. Man dead after breaking into Springfield home while nude, police say (1336 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 upcoming forecast indicates sunny weather with a high temperature near 82°F, accompanied by a northwest wind of 5 to 7 mph. During Saturday night, expect mostly clear skies, low temperatures around 56°F, and gentle, variable winds. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 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

A counselor at Glasgow Middle School in Lincolnia is facing criminal charges after he allegedly head-butted an 11-year-old student last week.

Vienna is considering several options to improve parking availability along its commercial corridor. At a conference session on April 15, the Vienna Town Council reviewed recommendations to its update zoning…

The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development. Marc G. Smith will assume the position starting on May 13, the town announced today (Tuesday). He will…

The Starbucks at the Chesterbrook Shopping Center (6214 Old Dominion Drive) in McLean has reopened after an extensive facelift. Starbucks closed in early March to get some interior design improvements….

For many remote workers, a messy home is distracting.

You’re getting pulled into meetings, and your unread emails keep ticking up. But you can’t focus because pet hair tumbleweeds keep floating across the floor, your desk has a fine layer of dust and you keep your video off in meetings so no one sees the chaos behind you.

It’s no secret a dirty home is distracting and even adds stress to your life. And who has the energy to clean after work? That’s why it’s smart to enlist the help of professionals, like Well-Paid Maids.

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Still planning for summer camps? Check out the great variety of art projects and fun teachers at Art House 7 in Arlington. We have morning, midday, and afternoon weekly camps for ages 5-13. Among our themes: Clay Creations; Animals Around the World; Arts & Crafts; Draw, Paint & Sculpt Faces & Animals; Drawing & Printmaking. We’ve recently added PaperPalooza (paper making and bookmaking) and Jewelry camps. You can see all our listings on our website.

Art House 7 has been a haven for artists of all ages since 2015, offering classes, camps, and workshops. We’re located on Langston Blvd. near the Lee Harrison Shopping Center. We have an ample 2-story studio, and plenty of free parking.

Weekly camps at Art House 7
– June 17-Aug. 9
– Camp times: 9-11am, 11am-2pm, 2:30-4:30pm
– Ages 5-13

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Encore Creativity for Older Adults at Capital One Hall

Encore Creativity for Older Adults is pleased to raise the curtain and welcome community members to its spring concert at Capital One Hall in Tysons, VA on May 4, 2024. The concert, which starts at 3 PM, will bring hundreds

Dream, Design, Build: Home Expo 2024

Sponsored by ABW Appliances & Eden, join us for a one-of-a-kind Home Expo event on May 11th from 10AM to 4PM!

The DMV’s top experts — AKG Design Studio and GMJ Construction — are opening their doors to homeowners to

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