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If Tysons Corner is going to have its own Metro, it certainly deserves to have a theatre group as well.  Back in September 2008, 1st Stage Theatre, Tysons Corner's own theater group, opened its doors for business. According to their website, "1st Stage was founded so that...young emerging talents...
02/12/2010
Fairfax County has is seeking part of a new $130 million federal grant program to help pay for the shuttle bus lines planned for when the Silver Line is completed in 2013, according to the Washington Post's The Breaking News Blog.  According to the Blog, "Fairfax applied for $11.25 million of the...
02/11/2010
  The Wall Street Journal paints a rather bleak picture for the current U.S. mortgage crisis and the health of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in particular.  According to the piece in yesterday's paper, nearly "a year and a half after the outbreak of the global economic crisis, many of the problems t...
02/10/2010
While the January 2010 single family and townhome sales activity show real positive signs for the local market, the condo sales last month didn't indicate much progress and was similar to the January 2009 numbers. Seven condos changed hands in 2010, only one more than in January 2009.  This is si...
02/08/2010
As the Metropolitan, D.C. area began the long digging out process, I had an even bigger problem than getting my driveway cleared.  The TV had lost signal at some point during the day yesterday as the snow continued to fall, and fall.  And, today is Super Bowl Sunday with the biggest football game...
02/07/2010
The recently inaugurated Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, wasted no time in addressing the number 1 issue on everyone's mind these days: job creation.  On January 27, he addressed nearly 500 technology business leaders, who were attending the Northern Virginia Technology Council's (NVTC) Pub...
02/05/2010
The market for townhouses last month was arguably the strongest of any of the past five Januaries.  Comparing January 2010 to the four previous Januaries, the 7 that sold was the most, edging out January 2006, when 6 changed hands.  The 60 Med. DOM-P was the least in January 2010, less than half ...
02/04/2010
Well, just as my children predicted, we got another dose of the white stuff over night in McLean.  The timing was perfect...for my kid's sake.  It started snowing in the late afternoon yesterday and didn't stop until the early morning.  This ensured yet another a snow day from school.  According ...
02/03/2010
With the release of the revised 40 year plan for Tysons Corner last month and subsequent public meetings, clear differences are emerging regarding how to manage the expected growth of Tysons Corner.  According to the Fairfax Times, planners would "allow Tysons to grow to about 96,600 residents an...
02/02/2010
The most startling piece of information when examining the January sales for single family homes in McLean over the past 5 years is how low the January 2009 market fell.  In January 2009, only 15 single family homes sold, the fewest in the last five years, after staying on the market for 120 days...
02/01/2010
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