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Monthly Archives: October 2021

    New Speed Cameras To Start In Fairfax City

    By Maryam | October 31, 2021

    New speed cameras near Fairfax City school zones are getting turned on Monday in Virginia. According to a news release, the cameras were installed along Old Lee Highway, Fairfax Boulevard and Jermantown Road. According to wtop.com,The city said the cameras are there to protect students attending its four schools as well as  Woodson High School… Read More

    BroadwayMusical Series At New Capital One Hall In Tysons, Virginia Starts

    By Maryam | October 29, 2021

    Capital One Hall opened earlier this month with star-studded concerts in Tysons, Virginia. This weekend, it kicks off Broadway musicals with “Waitress” on Friday through Sunday. Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelly and adapted by Jessie Nelson (book) and pop star Sara Bareilles (music, lyrics), the 2016 Broadway show earned four Tony nominations,… Read More

    ‘Halloween Best in Show’ At The Boro In Tysons Holds Free Dog Costume Contest

    By Maryam | October 28, 2021

    Does your dog have an adorable costume picked out for puppy trick-or-treating? The Boro in Tysons, Virginia, is hosting its first ever “Halloween Best in Show,” held at Boro Park on 8350 Broad Street near the Silver Line Metro this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. According to wtop.com, "The costume contest offers four-legged… Read More

    City Jobs Becomes International Model Against Homelessness

    By Maryam | October 26, 2021

    The Lamb Center’s City Jobs program has received accolades since its inception nearly three years ago. And now, it’s receiving international recognition as a model for fighting homelessness, thanks to the Voice of America (VOA). A daytime, drop-in shelter, The Lamb Center in Fairfax City provides food, clothing, showers, laundry services and spiritual guidance for the… Read More

    Workhouse Arts Center Presents Creepy Characters

    By Maryam | October 25, 2021

    Northern Virginia’s outdoor, walk-thru haunting tradition returns at the Workhouse’s annual “Haunt.” This year’s all new version is “The Collection.”  This year’s Haunt immerses guests in a highly-themed walk-through experience with creepy characters delivering contactless scares in multiple scenes. Guests will travel about the Workhouse campus to rarely visited areas in small groups for a… Read More

    Mount Vernon Sees Fence Removal, Openning Oppurtunities

    By Maryam | October 24, 2021

    A fence came down in an area of Hybla Valley recently that was a barrier for people in the Audubon mobile home community area to shop for their families. The fence was put in place years ago by the police to separate the trailer community, Colchester Town Condominiums, Creekside Apartments and the Mount Vernon Tennis… Read More

    6th Consecutive Win By Langley Golf

    By Maryam | October 23, 2021

    The Langley golf team won its sixth consecutive VHSL state championship on Tuesday, Oct. 12. As per The Connection Newspapers, "In other news, Langley marching band was named Grand Champion of the Stafford Invitational. It’s the first time in Langley history that the Marching Saxons have done so." Read More

    2021 Tour Of Great Falls Studio

    By Maryam | October 23, 2021

    Great Falls Studio produced a much-needed breath of visual arts activities and opportunities the weekend of Oct. 15 to 17. Patrons of the arts, those looking to support artists by purchasing pieces for their homes or offices, and folks simply looking to soak in creative energies had the opportunity at the 18th Annual Great Falls… Read More

    10 Years Of Washington West Film Festival In Northern Virginia Venues

    By Maryam | October 20, 2021

    The Washington West Film Festival had to postpone last year due to the pandemic. Now, it’s roaring back to life to celebrate its 10th festival this Thursday through Monday. “We’re super excited,” Founder Brad Russell told WTOP. “Last year was super tough for everybody, including us. We weighed out virtual and all the options and… Read More

    Money Raised By Chamber Golf Classic For Scholarships

    By Maryam | October 18, 2021

    Local business and community leaders gathered at Laurel Hill Golf Club on Sept. 22 for the 23rd Annual Chamber Golf Classic hosted by Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce to raise money for the Chamber’s Scholarship Fund. Winning the competitive field was the team from Genuario Construction Co. with Rick Genuario, Sue Genuario, Robert Hines,… Read More