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Sep 08, 2014 

Silver Line Music & Food Truck Festival This Saturday

Unlike three months ago, when local leaders envisioned a food and wine festival that would be served by metro access, the upcoming Silver Line Music and Food Truck Festival will actually have an operating metro line (well atleast with 15 minute headways). The festival will be held at the same spot as the Food & […]

Jul 25, 2014 

One Tysons Plaza Officially Opened (Sorta)

A big milestone in the redevelopment of Tysons Corner Center took place yesterday when officials from Macerich, Fairfax County, and local leaders of the development community held the ribbon cutting (and confetti flying) ceremony for the new One Tysons Plaza. The 1.5 acre plaza, hovering 32′ above what used to be a parking lot and […]

Jun 25, 2014 

Farmers’ Markets and the Local Economy

Smart Markets Farmers Market Tysons
Today we are going to look at the impact of shopping locally at your community farmers’ market on your local economy. Buying local – which includes produce, meats, dairy, baked goods and other home-made products – means that the money you spend stays local. For every $100 spent at a farmers’ market, $62. is spent […]
Smart Markets Farmers Market Tysons


Smart Markets Tysons Reconnecting Small Farmers With Our Community

We hope to spend this week letting you know why farmers’ markets, including our new Tysons Smart Market at 8400 Westpark Drive, are important in the life of  your community and to the health and security of our nation. Last year, there were 7800 farmers’ markets in the US which was a 10% increase from […]

Jun 23, 2014 

Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend Recap at Mosaic District

Mosaic District in Merrifield, VA The Fit Foodie 5K was held on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Mosaic District. The Fit Foodie purpose was to spark interest in promoting a healthy lifestyle and delicious culinary experiences. During this event at the Mosaic District, there were a variety of vendors including chef tastings, cooking and […]

Jun 09, 2014 
Chick-Fil-A coming soon signage

Jun 03, 2014 

Walking From Tysons To Vienna

On Saturday I decided to test whether or not it would be faster to walk or take transit between Tysons and the Taste of Vienna festival being held on Center Street in Vienna. I know to many that idea may sound like a joke, after all, when most people think of Tysons they think of […]

Jun 02, 2014 

Great Tastes of Tysons Weekend of Events

Taste of Tysons 2014
In case you didn’t have a chance to take a look at the events around town this weekend, we have a video recap for you. The food festival was fun, had good food, plenty of wine and beer, and was a good opening event to kick off a new identity to Tysons that goes beyond […]
Taste of Tysons 2014

May 27, 2014 

Chop’t Creative Salad Coming Soon in Vienna, VA

Picture of Old Magruders in Vienna, Va
The coming soon signage for Chop’t, which is a restaurant that offers salads, sandwiches, and dressings, will be located in the former Magruder’s space in Vienna, VA. I definitely like to try their Vegetarian Powerhouse from their menu. What about you? Chop’t restaurants also have other locations throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.   Website: Chop’t Creative Salad […]
Picture of Old Magruders in Vienna, Va

May 21, 2014 

Viva Vienna This Weekend

The summer of events is well underway in the area, with each weekend having something going on near by. This weekend is no different, with the annual Viva Vienna festival taking place Saturday through Monday, on Church Street in Vienna. The event organizers are touting the biggest lineup to date for live entertainment and vendors. […]