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Silver Line Opening In Tysons

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July 28, 2014
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It’s been a long time coming, and at times a frustrating process, but finally Tysons has rail with the opening of the Silver Line. Luminaries, both those who helped the project and those who attempted to shut it down, were in attendance at the grand opening. While much of the focus was at the...
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One Tysons Plaza Officially Opened (Sorta)

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July 25, 2014
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A big milestone in the redevelopment of Tysons Corner Center took place yesterday when officials from Macerich, Fairfax County, and local leaders of the development community held the ribbon cutting (and confetti flying) ceremony for the new One Tysons Plaza. The 1.5 acre plaza, hovering 32′ above what used to be a parking lot...
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Fashion Friday: Lili The First Fashion Boutique Spotlight

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July 25, 2014
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Lili The First Exterior  It has been a while since I wrote a section on Fashion Friday but hopefully I can get back into full swing of things as I miss talking about it. This week Fashion Friday is a spotlight on a business that opened in March 2014 which is Lili the First....
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Silver Line Opens This Week But Infrastructure Still Missing In Tysons

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July 23, 2014
Lack of bus stops on North Westpark Drive

By now everyone has had their fill of stories about the opening of the Silver Line this week… by the way have you heard the Silver Line is opening this weekend? And as a shout out to the best transportation reporter in our area (Martin DiCaro) #heydidyouhereyoucannotparkattheSilverLinestationsinTysons. Less than a week to go before the...
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Westpark Transit Center, Stripped and Under Construction

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July 22, 2014
Westpark Transit Center, Stripped and Under Construction

Once the Silver Line starts the Westpark Transit Center will go from having several buses utilizing it for time checks to a single bus system. And a week before that date, the center is looking like a ghost town and construction site. We’ve reached out in an attempt to get the story behind the...
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Free Uber Rides from Tysons/Reston Corridor July 21st and July 24th

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July 22, 2014
Silver Line Uber

Uber is getting the word out that between July 21st and July 24th to ride the uberX to or from the Tysons/Reston Corridor for FREE!(limit 2 rides. up to $30) For more information on how to sign up , please  visit http://blog.uber.com/silverline Silver Lining Photo:  UberBlog – Silver Line  
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Mill Creek Mosaic Construction Update

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July 21, 2014
Mill Creek Mosaic Apartments Construction

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about construction happening at Mosaic. Since our last trip out Avalon has opened, EYA is seeking more townhomes to build, and overall the retail is looking to be very healthy and continuing to grow. On this trip out the most obvious change on the horizon is the...
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Phase One of the Silver Line brings service changes to Tysons Area Airport Users

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July 16, 2014
Dulles

One of the advantages that was advertised with the Silver Line was to bring was better access to Tysons Corner and eventually Dulles Airport.  However as the new service changes are being promoted for Phase One of the Silver Line opening, ironically it seems that the two transportation areas that are supposed to benefit...
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WMATA’s Beautiful Silver Line Fountains

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July 15, 2014
Silver Line Metro drainage issue

During a particular heavy, but fairly common, DC area rain storm, I happened upon the previously undiscovered Grand Fountains of Metro sculpture, hovering 40 feet above traffic in Tysons. Who knew Bechtel had such master craftsman skills to create what will surely be one of the modern wonders of the world? The Grand Fountains...
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Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements for Idylwood Road and Chain Bridge Begins 2015

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July 14, 2014
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Idylwood Road According to VDOT website, it appears that they are making bicycle and pedestrian improvements not only for Idylwood Road but also on Chain Bridge Road. The purpose is to provide safer bicycle and pedestrian access to both areas.  ”On Idylwood Road, a five-foot wide sidewalk will be constructed on the south side...
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Friday Flickr Pool: Tysons Architecture From Afar

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July 11, 2014
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Upper Left: Photo of One Tysons project nearing completion. Upper Right: Photo of sky walk from metro station to One Tysons. Lower Left: Photo from Tysons West looking at the Sheraton high rise. Lower Right: Gannett Headquarters lawn and grounds. Have your photos show up in the flickr pool by joining our open flickr...
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