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Online Town Hall Next Friday

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July 8, 2014
Virginia State House

At TheTysonsCorner.com we want to foster dialogue in the community about changes, what is needed, places for improvement, and problem areas around town that we can then organize and communicate to planners and leaders in Fairfax County. So on July 18th we are holding the first (and hopefully not the last) online town hall...
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Silver Line McLean Station Parking Looking Complete

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July 8, 2014
Silver Line McLean Station Parking lot

Whether you are in support of or against the metro parking in Tysons, the temporary lot being built with non-public funds is looking complete and ready for a Silver Line opening day of July 26th (please?). The parking lot, the former aging headquarters of MITRE which were abandoned years ago, will have 700 temporary...
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Arbor Row Tysons Stream Restoration Trail Installation

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July 7, 2014
Stream Restoration and Trail Tysons

It might not look like much right now, but what used to be an overgrown and non-maintained stream valley on Westpark Drive in Tysons has undergone a significant transformation. Stream restoration crews associated with the Arbor Row project began implementing modifications to the stream valley earlier this year including: shallowing of the stream, removing...
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Dunn Loring Metro Development

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July 4, 2014
Dunn Loring Construction

Construction at the Dunn Loring Metro is rapidly progressing. Workers are swarming all over the 15 acre site to add to the already completed Avenir Place apartments. Once finished in 2015, the previous surface parking lot will be transformed into a walkable community composed of 628 residential units, 125,000 square feet of retail space...
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Decking Over Route 123 Revisited

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July 3, 2014
PlazaDeck01-After

It’s been over two years since we brought up a concept to deck over Route 123 in the downtown of the downtown of Fairfax, the heart of Tysons. Whew, that was a long time ago, and hopefully this site has gotten a bit better since that time. Within that analysis it was shown that...
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Farmers’ Market and Community Building

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July 1, 2014
Smart Markets Farmers Market

“Healthy Communities” -  what does that mean?  It obviously means that that the members of the community are healthy individuals and there is ample data that comes across my computer every week that confirms that farmers’ markets are a big part of communities that seem to care about their personal and collective health and...
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One Tysons Plaza Set To Open In July

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July 1, 2014
One Tysons Public Space Plaza set to open July 2014

There is a lot happening over at Tysons Corner Center these days, and if you think the mall is popular now, prepare for more events and activities starting in July. After three years of construction, the concept and idea for One Tysons has come to fruition as developer Macerich and construction contractor Harvey Cleary...
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2nd Annual Tour De Tysons

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June 30, 2014
Tour De Tysons Bike Race 2014

Last year we headed over to Jones Branch Drive, where on a wet and surprisingly cold July morning a decent crowd showed up to watch several different tiers of riders race around North Tysons in the First Annual Tour De Tysons. The event was popular enough that the Tysons Partnership along with WABA (Washington...
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Seven Corners First Annual Car Show in Falls Chuch, VA

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June 29, 2014
vintagecars

  Do you like classic, vintage or custom cars? Seven Corners Shopping Center, which is located off Leesburg Pike, held their first free Annual Seven Corners Car Show. This event was held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 12pm-3pm. Below are a few photos of the event.             What...
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Tysons Construction Project Map

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June 26, 2014
TysonsTowerInterior07

As suggested by one of our readers, we have compiled the various construction projects that are occurring in Tysons on one map that will be updated to reflect on going changes to Tysons. The map will always be accessible from the main navigation menu at the top of every page, under the Community Portal...
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Farmers’ Markets and the Local Economy

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June 25, 2014
Smart Markets Farmers Market Tysons

Today we are going to look at the impact of shopping locally at your community farmers’ market on your local economy. Buying local – which includes produce, meats, dairy, baked goods and other home-made products – means that the money you spend stays local. For every $100 spent at a farmers’ market, $62. is...
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