AROUND TOWN

McLean’s Hickory Hill was built upon ground that was part of a land grant of 2,862 acres taken out from the Northern Neck Proprietary by Thomas Lee in 1719. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that George Franklin Means Walters, the owner of 88.5 acres of the former grant, built the house near Langley Fork facing […]

Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation On February 25th, the Metro DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting its 21st Annual Joker’s Wild Casino Night at the beautiful Hilton McLean. In 2015, when the event celebrated its 20th anniversary, more than 300 supporters raised more than $150,000 for cystic fibrosis research, care and programs.

Don’t tell us you missed it!  The community showcase and open house at Basis Independent School in McLean on October 19th was your chance to experience what’s ahead for us, and there’s a lot coming our way!  Area residents and businesses got a first hand look at the new roads (Including Jones Branch Connector)  new […]

Men’s health worldwide is in jeopardy.  Across the world, men die 6 years younger than women on average. One man dies by suicide every minute, or 510,000 a year. By 2030, over 1.7 million men will have contracted prostate or testicular cancer, but will only survive it if detected early and treated. And more than a […]

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, formerly Fairfax Chamber, hosted the Innovation Awards Showcase at the Hyatt Regency Reston. At the event, the Innovation Awards applicants showcased their Innovations and finalists in each category were announced.

Boasting its 22nd annual gala, Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation (NMCGRF), a local McLean nonprofit, hosted its annual Gala this past Saturday. General Jack M. Keane, USA (Ret) spoke at the Gala to military veterans, McLean community members and sponsors. The Gala’s silent auction raised just over $10,000. All together, the Gala raised $85,536 […]

Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto is best known for her lyrical and wistful bossa nova-influenced sound: a pure melodic style which first emerged in the late fifties, shaped by many venerated artists, among them her own parents, musicians João Gilberto and Miúcha. Locally Bebel has played at musically discerning venues such as Wolf Trap and the […]

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