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Row-scrapers One Key To Family Based Urbanism

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April 2, 2014
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One thing that comes up time and time again when I’ve discussed smart growth with residents in the area is the inability for families to live that lifestyle. There are thousands of people who, in a perfect world, would love to live close to where they work, but find that the square footage to...
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Moby Dick House of Kabob Coming to Tysons West

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April 1, 2014

Moby Dick House of Kabob is coming to Tyson West. It will be next door to Smashburger that is located at 1500-E Cornerside in Vienna, VA.
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Opinion: Another Kind of Tax Fairness

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April 1, 2014

I had a thought the other day; what if state’s rights and better tax policy could be aligned to give conservatives and progressives incentive for reform? Why not let the states put their money where their mouth is by providing some freedom to adjust federal tax rates within their boundaries? The concept would let...
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Can Fundrise Build High Rise Projects?

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April 1, 2014
A common layout for new urban high rise projects. Photo of Downtown Portland courtesy of AllAboutCities.ca blog by Wendy Waters

The sharing economy has come to mean many things over the past 6 years of this lagging economy. In some cases it means the splitting of car costs so that two people, otherwise unable to afford a car, could afford one. In the case of Bikeshare it means public investment in reusable transportation which...
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Metrobus Service Changes for North Tysons in effect

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March 31, 2014
Empty WMATA Buses Come at the Cost of Other Routes

Some changes to the Metrobus schedule that according to WMATA are already in effect that affect North Tysons users (In particular those in the Avalon Crescent/Park Crest area and Freddie Mac) .  Metrobus 23A will no longer run to Westpark transit center, a new route 23W was created to bridge the gap with ~20-30...
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Stream Restoration Underway Along Westpark

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March 31, 2014
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Residents in North Tysons living along Westpark Drive have likely noticed the bulldozers and construction occurring far below the embankments of Westpark Drive. Some may think this is part of a new development project and be concerned about the destruction of vegetation and natural habitat along the sensitive stream channel. In fact the project...
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Peets Coffee and Tea Coming Soon to Vienna, VA

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March 29, 2014

Peets Coffee and Tea Coming Soon to Vienna, VA. The location will be located within 8150 Lessburg near Scottsdale Trading.   Thank you, MyFairfaxVille http://myfairfaxville.blogspot.com/
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Around the Corner

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March 28, 2014
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Around the Corner today; Washington Post blogger Tim Carmen has word that America Eats has hired a head chef for their soon to open Tysons location. Unlike the Silver Line, America Eats will be opening before summer, with plans for a memorial day open. (Washington Post) — — — — — — A new...
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No Logic Behind Strip Malls With High Land Values

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March 27, 2014
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Over the past 12 months I’ve been asked nearly a dozen times, what is the plan for the strip malls along Route 7? Some of the dealerships have already put in for rezonings, most notably the CARS submission of Dominion Square, but to date none of the retail strip malls have considered consolidating their...
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Assessed Values of Tysons 2000 vs 2014

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March 26, 2014
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Between the year 2000 and 2014 assessed values in Tysons rose from approximately $4.3 billion to over $11.8 billion in value. Much of that changed occurred in redeveloped properties and new commercial headquarters such as Capital One, Freddie Mac, Hilton, Gannett, and Northrup Grumman. New residential neighborhoods such as Park Crest, homes along Gosnell,...
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New Construction Crane to be constructed at MITRE 4 site first week of April

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March 25, 2014

With excavation nearly complete, a tower crane will start to be erected at the MITRE 4 location first week of April. *Note: For user name to be shown as author, you must be logged in on posting user news. Otherwise, user news shall be submitted under the Administrator byline.
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