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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Apr 12, 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 12, 2024.

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

  1. After 18 years, Vienna restaurant Bazin’s on Church closing this month (4950 views)
  2. Man arrested after reckless discharge, standoff in Reston (3984 views)
  3. Friday Night Live! announces lineup for 30th season (3224 views)
  4. New Fairfax ordinance change would make new development account for sea-level rise and climate change (2758 views)
  5. McLean citizens group seeks data to show need for Dunn Loring elementary school (2676 views)
  6. Two men escape burglary of Vienna Gun and Gold with stolen guns (2635 views)
  7. Fairfax Planning Commission delays Arbor Row high-rise hearing citing affordable housing concerns (2273 views)
  8. International grocery store chain Fresh World set to open this fall in Mount Vernon (2164 views)
  9. Arlington man charged with manslaughter for fatal Bailey’s Crossroads crash (2158 views)
  10. Broadway in Tysons returns this year with Chicago, Shrek and more (2065 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

The weather will be cloudy until mid-morning before gradually clearing up, reaching a high of about 66 degrees. There will be strong west winds of 23-26 mph, gusting up to 46 mph. On Saturday night, expect clear skies with a low of around 45 degrees and southwest winds of 7-13 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. 👋