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Monthly Archives: November 2021

    400 Thanksgiving Boxes Donated By Project Give Back

    By Maryam | November 26, 2021

    On Saturday morning (Nov. 20) at the Gum Springs Community Center, volunteers from Northern Virginia Project Give Back congregated to pack and distribute Thanksgiving food boxes for local families. According to The Connection Newspapers, "Given the pandemic last year, we were limited and only able to distribute gift cards. This year, we are back in… Read More

    Small Business Saturday Is Nov. 27 In Fairfax

    By Maryam | November 26, 2021

    To encourage customers to shop local, Fairfax City will celebrate the holidays this weekend with Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27. The fun will also include the City’s annual, Elf Scavenger Hunt, plus special offers and giveaways. Fairfax City’s Economic Development Office is putting on this event in partnership with the Central Fairfax Chamber of… Read More

    ‘50 + 1’ Reunion Celebrated By Herndon HS Class of 1970

    By Maryam | November 24, 2021

    It took a year to celebrate, but the Herndon High School Class of 1970 had the best time at their 50 (+1) Reunion. Alumni and guests kicked off the Class of 1970's Reunion weekend in Septe. 24 with a tour of their newly renovated alma mater. It wasn't quite a walk down memory lane with… Read More

    ‘Bourbon & Bubbles’ Fundraiser Hosted By Wolf Trap

    By Maryam | November 23, 2021

    Get ready to enjoy a fall evening by pouring a glass around a fire for a good cause. Wolf Trap hosts its Bourbon & Bubbles fundraiser in Vienna, Virginia, at 6 p.m. Saturday. “It’s all summed up in that title,” President & CEO Arvind Manocha told WTOP about the fall fundraiser. “It is a lot… Read More

    The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical’ Presented By Capital One Hall

    By Maryam | November 22, 2021

    It’s become an annual holiday tradition for families to spot The Elf on the Shelf at home. Now, check out “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” at Capital One Hall on Nov. 28. “It’s a fantastic story about faith, hope, and love — that’s what brings Christmas spirit to everybody,” Director Sam Scalamoni… Read More

    Outdoor-Dining Initiative Extended By Vienna

    By Maryam | November 21, 2021

    The Vienna Town Council was set Nov. 15 to make permanent some temporary outdoor-dining rules that both customers and restaurants have made full use of during the pandemic, but instead went with a temporary extension after some residents expressed reservations about noise impacts. Council members voted unanimously to extend the current emergency measures, which allow… Read More

    Nesbitt Realty & Property Management 2021-11-17 16:27:41

    By Maryam | November 17, 2021

    Students in Fairfax County, Virginia, are walking to or from school Wednesday to honor a historic act of courage. In 1960, there was little support for integrating schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. But, six-year-old Ruby Bridges’ parents sent her anyway, and she became the first Black student to integrate an elementary school in the South. … Read More

    Federal Funds Support Hot, Nutritious Meals And Snacks At Cornerstones

    By Maryam | November 16, 2021

    The federal Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is assisting Cornerstones in Reston in providing free meals to students and clients enrolled in two of the organization's community centers. For more than two decades, Cornerstones' Laurel Learning Center, 1484 Washington Plaza West, and Embry Rucker Community Shelter, 11975 Bowman Towne Drive, have ensured that… Read More

    Inova Mount Vernon Plans Critical Illnness Recovery Hospital

    By Maryam | November 14, 2021

    Expanded post-acute care is planned at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in 2022, Inova Health System announced. The hospital will add a Critical Illness Recovery Hospital, also known as a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital. This is a new Inova service for patients who need specialized attention in an extended stay but no longer need intensive care.… Read More

    ‘Simpsons’ Pop-Up, A Moe’s Replica, Coming To Greater Washington

    By Maryam | November 14, 2021

    A replica of Moe’s, the community’s go-to bar and restaurant from “The Simpsons,” is coming to a Greater Washington mall. JMC Pop Ups LLC is bringing its “Moe’s Pop Up Experience” to the Northern Virginia shopping center, in a space on the lower level by the Macy’s entrance. It will look authentic with one fairly… Read More