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For the last 18 years, the only YMCA in Fairfax County has celebrated its annual fundraising gala on the third Saturday in November. On November 18th 2017, it was once again a night to remember with 324 community leaders in attendance. Executive Director Joseph Crawford, when asked what is the best part of the YMCA […]

From an original pool of over 350 nominees, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the state arts agency, has selected the Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) to receive one of its prestigious “50 for 50 Arts Inspiration Awards” in the category of Bedrock Institutions. Winners in the Bedrock Institutions category have been in existence more […]

On February 17th, the Metro D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 22nd Annual Joker’s Wild Casino Night at the beautiful Hilton McLean. Last year, more than 200 supporters raised over $120,000 to help fund cystic fibrosis research, care and programs. Event Chairs Carl and Judy Riedy started this event back in […]

Sunnyside Communities Give Retirement Living a Whole New Outlook When the Carter family sang “Keep on the sunny side of life,” they could easily have been talking about the retirement living options at Sunnyside Communities. With three distinguished retirement communities located in Harrisonburg (Sunnyside), Martinsville (Kings Grant) and Waynesboro (Summit Square), Virginia, Sunnyside offers a […]

New Developments on Michael Faraday Drive The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has given the green light to a plan to build a 283-unit apartment building as well as 13 townhouses at 1831 Michael Faraday Drive. The 3.8-acre property currently has a one-story building on the site, and it is located just a third of […]

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mustang Sally Brewing Company presented the 2nd annual Fairfax County Brewfest at Mustang Sally Brewing Company in Chantilly last September. A portion of the proceeds benefitted K9 for Warriors, who brought several service dogs to the event, and VAVETS. All of Fairfax County’s breweries participated in the event, […]

Reston Gift Guide Peruse some of these ideas for gifts this season and support your local merchants and area restaurants. Beauty Sets by Merle Norman Let the gifting begin with affordable, boxed beauty sets for all: blissful body butters, luscious lip sets and irresistible eye sets! 703-938-6644 401 Maple Ave E., Vienna, VA 22180 www.MerleNorman.com [...]

On Saturday, October 7, Restonians savored the flavor of autumn brews and delicious fare from area restaurants. Food, wine, German and craft beers on tap, and live entertainment was enjoyed by all at the Flavors of Fall festival at Reston Town Center, produced by Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.