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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Mar 8, 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 — Mar 8, 2024.

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

  1. USA Today publisher Gannett moves out of longtime Tysons HQ (12191 views)
  2. Yellow Diner from Tysons restauranteurs to open in Vienna this March (10886 views)
  3. NEW: Italian restaurant Esposito’s Fairfax to close permanently after 40 years (7964 views)
  4. Home furniture store opens in former Crate & Barrel in Tysons (7557 views)
  5. Taco Bell seeks to build its first restaurant in Fairfax City (4224 views)
  6. BREAKING: Fairfax Connector strike could end as union announces tentative deal (2864 views)
  7. Helicopter-assisted search results in arrest of suspect in Great Falls bank robbery (1877 views)
  8. Nashville hot chicken chain set to open in Bailey’s Crossroads (1798 views)
  9. Two longtime Arlington residents innovative new bathroom invention is available for purchase (1676 views)
  10. Fairfax County voters side with Biden and Haley in presidential primaries (1676 views)
  11. Local mom to open Dano’s Granola shop in Reston (1455 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 showers with a high near 53 and southeast winds of 8 to 18 mph, gusting up to 26 mph, and a 100% chance of precipitation resulting in a quarter to half an inch of rainfall. Saturday night will bring possible thunderstorms before 10 pm, followed by showers until 1 am, a low around 43, and winds shifting from southeast to west after midnight, gusting up to 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%, with an additional quarter to half an inch of rain possible. 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 —…

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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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