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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Apr 5, 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 — Apr 5, 2024.

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

  1. Mexican grocery store with a restaurant to open soon in Reston (6517 views)
  2. Mother of motorcyclist killed in West Ox Road crash ‘saddened’ by $50 fine for driver (5007 views)
  3. Construction to begin on workforce housing development in Tysons (3880 views)
  4. Murder case against Reston au pair tied to fatal shooting moves closer to trial (3861 views)
  5. FCPD: Two men arrested, others identified in Springfield ‘street takeover’ incident (3592 views)
  6. Cherry blossom festival to bloom at the Mosaic District this weekend (2811 views)
  7. Pizzeria, brew pub and Perchfest coming to Capital One Center this spring (2763 views)
  8. Fairfax County questions Dominion over cost of connecting renewable energy to grid (2496 views)
  9. Residential development approved to replace Worldgate Drive offices in Herndon (2275 views)
  10. Reston air-conditioning service to restart, thanks to community donations (2148 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

Clouds will increase throughout the day, bringing a high of 56 degrees alongside a northwest wind at 15 to 18 mph and gusts up to 31 mph. On Saturday night, expect partly cloudy skies and a low of 37 degrees, with a northwest wind at 8 to 13 mph and gusts reaching 18 mph. See more from

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

The MonumentCam screenshot above is used with permission of the Trust for the National Mall and courtesy of EarthCam.

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. 👋