Wine Mixolology: Making Cocktails with Virginia Wines

Although Virginia wines are fabulous on their own, we’re enjoying them in new and creative ways, with wine slushies, Frozés, and wine cocktails making their way onto the scene.  Wine-based cocktails have been gaining in popularity—especially among the millennial crowd. They can act as an introduction to wine in younger (but of legal drinking age) […]

Tysons Update

Meet the Staff: Mercedes Kamencik Communication. Teamwork. Positive feedback. Those words describe Mercedes Kamencik. Between her work ethic and these guiding principles, Mercedes has achieved success working first on Phase 1 and now on Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, best known as the Silver Line Metrorail extension being built by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Officially, […]

Coming Soon to Woodland Park Crossing! Magical Moments at Woodland Park – Festive Photo Setting

Accepting Donations for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Saturdays & Sundays through December 19, 11am – 6pm Reservations Required Tired of being cooped up at home? Looking for some of that holiday spirit? Come visit Woodland Park Crossing‘s holiday photo set up, with a great backdrop of Santa’s Workshop, available for family photos and […]

November-December 2020 Premier Real Estate

See what’s new in the real estate market. The Abraham Beydler House Maurertown, VA | $775,000 The Abraham Beydler House, built circa 1790 and on the National Register of Historic Places, is of the Federal architectural style, constructed of stone and brick which was made on the property, incorporating foundations made from stacked fieldstones of […]

The Tents of Tysons’ Cool New Culinary Scene: Nostos

An Epicurean Experience Just outside the entrance to Nostos, you will encounter a spacious and elegant tent with faux Palladian windows punctuated with strands of white lights, a continuation of the sleek and stylish interior. White tablecloths and black napkins adorn comfortably distanced tables illuminated by dimmable, rechargeable lamps—the latest find from Greece by charming […]

Reston Museum Celebrates “Museum Store Sunday” on November 29

Offering Unique Gifts and Encouraging Local Shopping  On Sunday, November 29, 2020, for the fourth consecutive year, more than 1,400 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 23 countries, and five continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday. The Reston Museum is excited to participate […]

Centennial Series: The Yeonas Family

Four Generations of Real Estate Personal Success Icon The story began in the early 1950s. NVAR had existed for three decades, and homes were selling for under $15,000. The American Dream was alive and well in an optimistic post-World War II era. Times were simpler, as evidenced by the length of real estate contracts: one […]

COVID Holidays

You know it’s 2020 when every day feels like Groundhog Day, face coverings are becoming a fashion statement, and “social distancing,” “online learning,” and “Zoom” seem to be the buzzwords of the year. With all the days, weeks and months running together, it’s hard to believe that this year is (finally) coming to an end! […]