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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Oct 27, 2023

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.

🕗 News recap

The following articles were published earlier today — Oct 27, 2023.

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

  1. Tallest residential building in D.C. area tops out at Reston Town Center (15503 views)
  2. Mixed-use development that will break up McLean ‘superblock’ advances (10038 views)
  3. McLean woman killed in head-on car crash on I-495 (9584 views)
  4. Proposal seeks to boost visibility, presence of Reston’s North Point Village Center (4464 views)
  5. Pedestrian hospitalized after crash outside Spectrum at Reston Town Center (4296 views)
  6. Judge disqualifies Franconia District school board candidate over ballot paperwork (4126 views)
  7. Alcorn seeks answers on Comstock’s reported plans for a Reston casino (3598 views)
  8. Police: Child shot in Lincolnia, suspects seen driving away (3557 views)
  9. Vienna pushes developer to clean up idle site of demolished Wolf Trap Hotel (3478 views)
  10. More FCPS students expected to walk out in support of Palestinians (3469 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday throughout the county, from our event calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

☀️ Saturday’s forecast

Expect sunny skies and a high around 82 degrees, accompanied by a west wind blowing at 5 to 9 mph. Saturday night brings isolated showers between 1 am and 2 am, turning mostly cloudy with a low temperature near 60 degrees. The northwest wind of 5 to 7 mph will shift to a northeastern direction after midnight, with a 20% chance of precipitation. See more from

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

We hope you have a great weekend, Arlington! 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

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…

Reston Association is seeking candidates for its 2024 Board of Directors’ election. Four seats are open for the election, which will take place in March. Specifically, two at-large director seats…

Zombies, pirates and other virtual characters are about to be unleashed on Tysons, just in time for Christmas. Sandbox VR will launch its new virtual reality gaming experience at 1656…

Do the holidays have you stressed and busy? Worry not about what to wear as Live Fairfax has the Style Survival Guide for this season!

Art House 7 warmly welcomes you to our upcoming Fall 2 session of classes starting on October 30th. We’re thrilled to offer a diverse range of mediums and flexible class lengths, catering to a wide age range, starting from as young as 2, and, of course, providing a multitude of engaging options for adults!

Our classes cover an exciting spectrum of creative mediums, including fiber arts such as knitting, modern embroidery, crochet, and sewing. We also offer classes in ceramics on the wheel, drawing, watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic, still-life painting, and captivating Japanese Suminagashi and printmaking. One of the highlights of this session is the highly anticipated 5-week “Painting the Portrait and Figure” workshop, led by the renowned local artist, Danni Dawson.

For our younger artists, we have specially designed classes like “Art Exploration through Impressionism” for students in kindergarten through 5th grade, an engaging “Art Together” parent-child class designed for 2–4-year-olds, and a “Teen Taught Art Club” tailored for kindergarteners through 4th graders.

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