Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Green beer, Irish folk music, and parades are the hallmarks of this popular cultural celebration. Here is a collection of some of the best ways to celebrate in our area. Blarney BUNCO Thursday, March 15 | 7pm-9:30pm The Vienna Arts Society is holding our much anticipated annual Blarney BUNCO. […]
If your company offers a 401(k) retirement plan as a benefit you may have questions about choosing your investment options. Everyone’s situation is unique, but unique doesn’t have to mean complicated or time-consuming. In most company sponsored 401(k)’s your investment options are limited. Typically you have two options: creating a diversified portfolio from the mutual fund […]
Local bakers elevate cake-making to an art form. When is a cake not a cake? When it is a sculpture…even though it’s still a cake! Sound confusing? When you see (or sample) the fantastic cake creations made by Erin Schwartz and Joe Mariano, partners in the local cakery Stacked, you’ll understand what I mean.
Travel to Pennsylvania’s Maple Festivals There’s nothing like the sweet, sticky, amber-colored goodness of pure maple syrup over a steaming stack of pancakes. Especially in late February and March, when maple syrup harvests take place in our region. When you think of maple, you most likely envision Vermont or Canada. But did you know that […]
Former Olympic Ice Skater Michael Weiss On January 5, 2018, local resident and former Olympic skater Michael Weiss, 41, was elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, accepting his award in a ceremony at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, surrounded by friends and family. “When I was […]
We have always enjoyed the springtime in Reston. Our planners must have had the season in mind when they created the master plan filled with trees, parks, walking and bike trails, and wonderful lakes to take in the spring breezes. Not far from us, Linda made a visit to Capon Springs, the all inclusive resort […]
Modern Bride magazine in an issue in 1969 included an advertisement proclaiming that “Virginia is for Lovers.” It was the first such ad in a campaign that has become one of the most successful in America. In 1969, in a desire to draw more young visitors to Virginia, the Virginia State Travel Service—now the Virginia […]
The second phase of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) closed out a busy year in 2017, and hit several milestones along the way. In January 2017, all 251 column supports for the Dulles Airport Metrorail Station aerial guideway were completed and Capital Rail Constructors (CRC) crews began installing both ballasted and direct fixated track. […]