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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Feb 16, 2024

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 — Feb 16, 2024.

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

  1. Maggiano’s and Cheesecake Factory cook up moves to Tysons Corner Center (24525 views)
  2. Popular free movie screenings for seniors return to Reston after two-year hiatus (9934 views)
  3. TikTok may be circling office space in the Herndon area (5408 views)
  4. JUST IN: Fairfax County Public Schools delays classes for possible snow (4895 views)
  5. Family-owned jewelry store to close after 38 years in Vienna (3507 views)
  6. JUST IN: Luther Jackson MS Valentine’s Day dance on hold after shooting threats (3463 views)
  7. Columbia Pike still closed after vehicle crash into house, utility pole in Bailey’s Crossroads (2895 views)
  8. Bill encouraging data center water studies advances to Virginia House floor for vote (2425 views)
  9. Downtown Herndon redevelopment review continues as deadline looms (2371 views)
  10. County board urges VDOT to address I-495 NEXT concerns after being left on ‘read’ (2349 views)
  11. Fairfax County Public Schools seeks sizable funding increase for proposed budget (2151 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

🌤️ Saturday’s forecast

The weather will transition from cloudy to mostly sunny, with highs nearing 39°F. Winds from the northwest will blow at 7-17 mph and may gust up to 29 mph. For Saturday night, expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature around 22°F, along with northwest winds at 6-11 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. 👋

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…

A new Burlington store is set to open in Mount Vernon Plaza this summer, according to a spokesperson for Federal Realty. The discount retailer, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory,…

A home-based golf instruction facility is coming soon to a half-acre of land on 1051 Kelso Road in Great Falls. Next Level Golf — a local golf instruction company —…

Spring is a magical time and Live Fairfax has a list of exciting things to experience around the area this spring!

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Ravel Dance Company presents The Sleeping Beauty at Capital One…

Be transported to the magical kingdom of Princess Aurora, where the wicked Carabosse casts a curse that dooms the Princess and her entire kingdom. Set to the spectacular Tchaikovsky score, this beloved classic will sweep you away with its beauty,

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