At parks along the Parkway, many enjoyed the sunshine as relief from the quarantine days.
Parks open in Mount Vernon
Locals dotted the spaces on Memorial Day weekend as relief from the quarantine days.
Park opens Memorial Day
Metro’s platform project continues; riders urged to seek other routes.
Last summer it was the blue line’s turn; this summer it’s the orange line stations closing, part of WMATA’s Platform Improvement Project. The Vienna, Dunn Loring, and both East and West Falls Church Metro Stations, as well as all Silver Line service, will be closed from May 23 through Sept. 7, WMATA said. West Falls Church Metro Station will remain open as both Silver and Orange Line trains can pass through the closed stations but will not stop at them.
Linda Jane Colbert grew up in Vienna and looks at her new position as an opportunity for all.
In a local election last week, Vienna now has a new mayor, Linda Colbert, who has deep roots in the town and a few goals in mind that surround her campaign slogan of “#OneVienna.”
Lots of honks, waves and social distancing.
When traffic is down, the crews extend time with lane closures, resulting in project progress.
The quarantine that seems to have no end is having some positive impacts. With most businesses closed and most people staying home most of the time, rush hours have been minimal, gas use is down, local streets are becoming the roads less traveled. For road crews, this is time to pick up the pace.
Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.
New shoes for medical workers.
Pilot program conducted on an area creek suffering from trash infestation.
Frank Fannon IV
It could pave the way for more as the county could gradually reopen.
Some Farmers Markets to open in May
Some residents say County plan is unnecessary and expensive.
Hollin Hills creeks
Social distancing in place, but the smiles prevailed.
It could pave the way for more as county gradually reopens.
The lot at the Greater Morning Star Apostolic Church is busy on Sundays.
Catfish meal in Mount Vernon.
Spot is picked but public meetings and COVID-19 are obstacles.
‘Transform 66,’ construction stirring the silt pot in Fairfax.
In the pandemic, need for food is great around Rising Hope United Methodist Church
Emily Peachey, class of 2009, is making movies and a name as an actress.
Part three of the Telegraph Road series goes to the edge of Alexandria.
Telegraph Road, part 3
Various Chambers of Commerce are helping members to get through the pandemic.
The second of three articles exploring historic Telegraph Road in southern Fairfax County.
Nearby transportation options make the town center location accessible.
The first of three articles exploring historic Telegraph Road in southern Fairfax County.
Amtrak’s service is the only of its kind in the nation.
Amtrak’s auto train
Area charity organizations are ready to lend a helping hand; donations needed.
Additional land open for a park element that would attract tourism.
Friends of Dyke Marsh were quick to respond.
Carry out and delivery continue.
During the extended closure due to the coronavirus, county schools offer meals.
School lunch during virus
Safety precautions can be taken before tragedy strikes.
New Assembly makeup allows for more safety legislation.
Local commuter icon possibly going away.
Cleaning up the Potomac got Joe Wright international recognition.
New facility will be modern and energy efficient.
New Fire Station Coming
Plans weren’t disclosed at the time of purchase, he said.
Technology around the Newington neighborhood is valuable in this case.
Separate building in the same shoping center will have more room for coffee and conversation.
Saratoga Starbucks is moving soon
Plans being discussed for mixed use and a modern look.
Belle View Shopping Center
Lidl offers options and new grocery philosophy.
Lidl opens in Springfield
Son’s life was honored by family group on a momentous journey to the top.
Up Mount Kilimanjaro
Local flower shop knows the routine on Valentine’s Day.
The number of pedestrian fatalities in recent months raised concerns.