Thursday, May 23, 2013
Local sports club gets boost from local business.
Elizabeth Storms, of B Moore Hair Salon, recently accepted a sponsorship check on behalf of the Stone Bridge Rowing Team from Paisano's Ashburn. "I am so grateful for Paisano's and their exceptional community outreach programs," Storms said, according to a press release. Stone Bridge Rowing is a private club that rows under their local high school banner. Paisano's Ashburn operates in the Cameron Chase Shopping Center on Waxpool Road.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Have an extra million bucks — or more — to spare? If not, here are some pictures of some of the region's most expensive properties to help when you dream.
Maybe you don't need 10 bathrooms. Or even nine. Maybe you don't need a boat dock in your back yard. Or a fully equipped gym. Some people, though, apparently do. And if you're not looking for much more than a roof over your head — and even if you're not looking at all — we can all dream, can't we? Well, we can do more than that: We can take a peek inside some of the most expensive homes for sale in Virginia and D.C. Just click on the links below to see what's for sale in some of our 31 Patches around the region. WOW: $1.3 Million Home Features Hot Tub WOW: Home Features Skylights, Library WOW: Annandale $1.3 Million Home Features Wrap-Around Porch WOW: Own a Barn in Leesburg Lakefront Contemporary on Upper Lake Drive Wow' House: …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
After 20 years on WRQX, the station pulls the plug on popular morning radio program.
For those who listen to Mix-107.3 FM, "Love your show babe," was the signature sign-off for morning show host Jack Diamond and how listeners signed off when calling in to the show. Loyal listeners may have noticed that Diamond has been missing in the mornings the past two weeks, replaced temporarily by various hosts. But Diamond's not on vacation — he's off the station for good, according to the station. Two weeks ago, the Washington DC radio station WRQX-FM, owned by Cumulus Media, deleted all references to the popular longtime radio host on its Web site and loyal listeners unknowingly heard the last morning show by Diamond after 22 years on the radio station. Will you listen to the new syndicated show taking its place? Take our poll. "…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Leesburg Brewing Company recently opened its doors along Loudoun Street SW.
The Leesburg Brewing Company, which recently opened along Loudoun Street SW in Leesburg, has planned an official kickoff ceremony for the new brewpub. Mayor Kristen Umstattd and other town officials are expected to show up for a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.leesburgbrewing.com. Town of Leesburg officials will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly opened Leesburg Brewing Company at 5:00pm on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Mayor Kristen Umstattd will officiate the ribbon cutting. Leesburg Brewing Company 2-C Loudoun St SW www.leesburgbrewing.com
Take a look at some of the most luxurious properties for sale in Virginia and DC.
Maybe you don't need waterfront views or woodsy acreage. Or a wine grotto, a pool or a home with a historic pedigree. Some people, though, apparently do—and they're willing to spend a lot of money to have those amenities in DC or Northern Virginia. We can all dream, can't we? In addition to dreaming, we can take a look inside some of the most exclusive, amazing homes for sale right now in Virginia and DC. Just click on the links below to see what's for sale in some of our 31 Patches around the region. WOW: Annandale $1 Million Home Features Loft WOW: $3.4 Million Clifton Home Features Wine Cellar WOW: $1-Plus Million on More Than 5 Acres in Lorton WOW: $849,000 Home on the Market in Kingstowne WOW: Chantilly Home Includes 15-Car Garage WOW…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Regal has planned a 10-theater complex at the mall just east of Route 28.
Lerner Enterprises, the developer of the Dulles Town Center, has announced plans for a 2,000-seat, 10-theater movie complex at the mall to be called the Regal Dulles Town Center Stadium 10 & RPX Theaters. The RPX stands for Regal Premium Experience. The new theaters are expected to open in the middle of 2014. The project consists of a 45,000 square-foot theater complex, including a new mall entrance, between JCPenney and Sears. Construction will not interfere with regular mall operation. Check out the work on the theater 24/7 at OxBlue.com/Open/Lerner/RegalCinemaDTC. “Dulles Town Center continues to evolve its merchandising strategy to appeal to the wealthiest county in the United States and we are excited to enhance the shopping …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The locally owned business focuses on the fun of art; professional training not required.
Gigi Toth, of Falls Church, and Julie Lele, of Reston, held the grand opening ceremony for their new business, The Art Station, Saturday at the Village at Leesburg. Councilwoman Kelly Burk and Mayor Kristen Umstattd turned out for a ribbon-cutting event and presented a plaque to one the many news businesses popping up around Leesburg. “We just love the community here,” Lele said, adding that the Village was developing into a family-oriented shopping center. She said they decided to open the business to provide “something that met the busy lifestyles of families.” The Art Station offers family art classes, adult classes and summer camps. It also sells art supplies. Burgeoning artists can register for classes online at www.theartstation.com…
Mason Enterprise Center businesses and others welcomed the U.S. Senator Friday.
U.S. Senator dropped by the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC) in Leesburg Friday afternoon to lend his ear to local businesses and give a brief update about what’s happening on the Hill. The MEC is an incubator, which provides space and other assistance to those wishing to establish a new business. And the Leesburg facility has proven successful. “We are now at 100 percent capacity,” said Susan Henson, regional manager for the MEC and co-founder of Idea Fusion, adding that there’s also a waiting list. Kaine offered a quick update about the work going on in Congress, including his bill to provide veterans with credit for their skills to assist with post-military resumes; the Marketplace Fairness Act, which imposes a sales tax for online …
Peek inside these amazing homes for sale in Virginia and DC.
Maybe you don't need his-and-her master bathrooms. Or a wine grotto, a pool or acres of land. Some people, though, apparently do—and they're willing to spend a lot of money to have those amenities in DC or Northern Virginia. We can all dream, can't we? In addition to dreaming, we can take a look inside some of the most exclusive, amazing homes for sale in Virginia and DC. Just click on the links below to see what's for sale in some of our 31 Patches around the region. Great Falls Wow House: No More Shared Bathrooms Wow House for Sale in Fredericksburg: Grand City Living on Hanover Street Wow House for Sale in Arlington: Patio, Pond, Porch Wow House for Sale in Manassas: Lots of Office Space Wow House for Sale in Centreville: Lawn, Stream…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The company initially purchased several buildings from AOL and now plans to expand its presence.
Loudoun Economic Development announced Thursday that Raytheon Company has chosen to consolidate the headquarters of its Intelligence, Information and Services business, showing the county’s continued prowess in luring big business. The decision received immediate praise from several Loudoun officials, including County Chairman Scott K. York (R-At Large). “With this decision … Raytheon is expanding its already formidable Loudoun presence,” York said in a press release, pointing out the company’s IIS business comprises a significant share of federal government contracting jobs in the region. Loudoun Economic Development Business Development Manager Steve Hargan said Raytheon has been one of the county’s largest employers since relocating a …