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Fresh produce, good dogs and live music are coming to the Plaza at Tysons Corner Center this summer.

The mall has announced an extensive lineup of events for the next few months, highlighted by the introduction of the Giving Garden, a 500-square-foot urban farm that was installed on the Plaza Wednesday night (May 15).

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Great Clips is now open in Fairfax City.

The Minneapolis-based hair salon company celebrated the grand opening of its new location at 3989 Pickett Road in the Turnpike Shopping Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this past Saturday (May 4).

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Wag N’ Wash has set a grand opening date for its Vienna store, more than a year after it took over 144 Maple Avenue West from Loyal Companion.

The pet supply and grooming retailer officially announced its expansion into Virginia last Friday (May 3). The new locations in Vienna and Arlington (2501 N. Harrison Street) will be formally introduced to their respective communities with a weekend-long grand opening celebration on May 18-19.

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The Elden Street Tea Shop is almost ready to unveil its new location in Reston.

After closing its original Herndon location in January, the business is set to reopen at 1633A Washington Plaza in Lake Anne Plaza this Saturday (May 4).


A Maryland-based early childhood education company is opening a second location in the Reston-Herndon area.

Celebree School will celebrate the grand opening of its newest location at 12700 Sunrise Valley Drive with a spring carnival on Saturday, April 27. The event, which will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., will feature magic shows, a bubble station and various food vendors.

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Compass Coffee has opened in West Falls Church.

The regional coffee shop chain began now serving customers yesterday (Monday) at its newest location in the Shops at West Falls Church (7393 Lee Highway/Route 29). Visitors on that first day included Falls Church City Mayor Letti Hardy and Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik.

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Nashville-based Taco Bamba is set to open a new location in the Fair Lakes Promenade shopping center next week, with prizes for the first 100 guests.

The grand opening is slated for Friday, April 5, Taco Bamba chef and founder Victor Albisu announced in a press release.

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A daytime-only cafe in Franconia will get next week off to an energetic start, offering free coffee to diners as part of its grand opening on Monday (March 18).

First Watch, a fast-casual restaurant chain based in Florida, will open its latest Fairfax County location in the Festival at Manchester Lakes shopping center (7027C Manchester Blvd) at 7 a.m. Free cups of coffee from Project Sunrise will come with every meal through Friday, March 22.

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A mental health facility has opened its doors in Reston, promising to help both clients and new and training therapists.

Columbia Associates — which operates a network of outpatient mental health clinics throughout the D.C. area — is now operating at 12007 Sunrise Valley Drive.

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Professional pickleball players, local officials and community members are expected to turn out in abundance for the upcoming grand opening of Down the Line Sports Center in Fairfax City.

After a soft opening in early February, the indoor pickleball facility at Courthouse Plaza (10390 Willard Way) will officially introduce itself to the city tomorrow (Thursday). The event will kick off at 5 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting, followed by a meet-and-greet with six pro athletes visiting from around the country.

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