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Monthly Archives: April 2012

1st Annual Taste of Vienna

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April 29, 2012
Taste of Vienna

We want to say the 1st Annual Taste of Vienna was impressive and just shows how much culinary talent exists in this region. We loved everything we ate and are sad we didn’t have photos of it all. If you do have more photos from the great vendors please feel free to link it...
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Land Use Similarities of NOVA and Palo Alto, CA

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April 27, 2012
Suburban Land Use Vs Urban Land Use

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who complained that housing prices are just too high in this region? Whether you are a home buyer or renter, everyone at one point has had some sticker shock at looking at the cost to have a roof over their head in Northern Virginia. It’s...
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Taste of Vienna This Saturday

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April 26, 2012
TasteofVienna

You may know that we at TheTysonsCorner are a bit envious of the established neighborhood feel of Vienna. First we visited Church Street and fell in love with the food, then we walked around the town and found when the nut-job commuters avoiding HOV restrictions on I-66 got outta town it became a pedestrian...
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Misconceptions Of The Silver Line Project

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April 24, 2012
MetroTunnel

Recently I viewed one of the hundreds of news stories on the Silver Line Phase 2, which is going to Dulles Airport one way or another, and realized that a lot of people are just plain backwards or misinformed on what the decisions on the project really mean. I pulled some of the comments...
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Alegria Showcases the Community Based Approach of the Bazins

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April 21, 2012
Walls

Tysons Corner and Vienna have always had a contentious relationship struggling between traffic concerns, obstruction of growth vs preservation of historic regions, and the battle between home grown food and commercial giants. During the sprawl era of Tysons when no thought was given to what the future may become Vienna played the role of...
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100 Followers… Come On You Know You Wanna Follow Too

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April 19, 2012
TwitterUS

Well it took a couple months, but we’ve gotten to 100 twitter followers, and are averaging about 200 hits per day, so that is good news, but we want great news. We hope by June to have 200 followers, it might be ambitious but with some support, word of mouth, and continued exclusive content TheTysonsCorner we’ll...
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State Budget Passes, Rejoice in Sprawl!

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April 18, 2012
SuckitNova

Well its official, the Commonwealth of Virginia refuses to allow Northern Virginia decide what it wants to use its own money for. The senate and house now have a reconciled budget, which democrats except for turncoat PWC state senator Colgan voted against. Why did they vote against it? Because the compromise that democrats offered...
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Tysons Tower a New Sustainable Mall Entrance

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April 18, 2012
TysonsTower04

Mall goers and residents may have noticed something a bit different around Tysons Mall this past week, the construction activity which was secluded to the face of Lord and Taylor has now taken over the entire Theater side of the mall. Don’t worry the realignment of the road is almost done, and with construction...
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Shuttle Flies Over Fairfax

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April 17, 2012
Shuttle 3

No narration, just the photos we were able to snap up! Very cool NASA thanks for the 3 separate Tysons flyovers today. Link to your own photos in our comments. We wanna see all the photos from people in Fairfax.  
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Weekend Quick Links

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April 15, 2012
Weekend Quick Links

A few stories worth note this week; The Washington Post provides a historical review of Tyson’s Fortune 500 SAIC, The Rise of a Contracting Giant which includes a great timeline of where the company has been and where it is going a midst recent bid tampering allegations.   Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce are holding Opportunity 2012...
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An Opportunity For Vienna

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April 14, 2012
MetroWestConcept02

The horizon from Vienna’s Maple Avenue is a myriad of massive cranes, pile drivers, and rising dust. While the high rise developers have been focusing on the massive changes occurring in Tysons Corner, a new revitalization is occurring in Vienna. With energy prices and traffic becoming critical issues of outer suburbs, the town has...
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