Daniel Lash, CFP®, AIF® VLP Financial Advisors   Daniel Lash is a partner at VLP Financial Advisors and has been active in the financial planning profession for over 20 years. His experience gives him the ability to talk honestly and directly to his clients, helping guide them past their short term worries and encouraging them […]

The origin of Tyson’s Corner at the epicenter of the internet dates back to the Civil War when the Union took advantage of the heightened elevation (Tyson’s is among the highest points in Fairfax) to construct a lookout tower. The army took timber from nearby farms for its construction. A century later, the US military […]

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, January 14 – January 20, 2019. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy […]

Few bars in Northern Virginia have as long a history as JV’s. Located in what might be the oldest  standing strip mall on the Virginia side of the beltway where Annandale Road intersects Arlington Boulevard in Falls Church, JV’s was founded in 1947 by owner Lorraine Campbell’s father George Dross and his brother Bill. The pair […]

The Ultimate Hunt Country Getaway The Black Horse Inn is—in a word—exquisite. A mere 40 miles from Tysons, The Black Horse Inn rests comfortably in the rolling, bucolic Virginia Hunt Country near Old Town Warrenton—a mecca for horse lovers—where the Warrenton Hunt was established in 1883 and the first running of the Gold Cup took […]

There are plenty of activities and outings this year to get you in the holiday spirit! Be sure to check this event guide to find the craft shows, concerts or 5k events that put the “ho-ho-ho” in the holidays. November 9 – 11 Northern Virginia Christmas Market Dulles Expo Center, South Hall 4368 Chantilly Shopping […]

Located throughout Kent County, Delaware surrounding the state capital of Dover, are a number of small villages, each with its own special charm. Come stay a few days and capture the history of the area, or just lie back and relax in one of the elegant bed & breakfast hotels under the spell of small-town […]

It was not too long ago that Northern Virginia was a rural farming community and many farmers sold fresh produce at stands in front of their homes. The highway from Northern Virginia to Ocean City was once dotted with such roadside establishments offering fresh fruits, vegetables, and a few seasonal items. Families would often take […]

The National Conference Center Reveals It’s More Than Just a Venue for Business Meetings The National Conference Center may be the biggest secret in Loudoun County. Although its been there for 40 years, is the largest hospitality employer in the county and hosts hundreds of events each year on its 65-acre campus, it seems many […]

Virginia has a long history of leadership. Consider America’s Founding Fathers—seven men from Virginia signed the Declaration of Independence. Here, in a state full of trailblazers, there’s a new revolution going on, and it’s happening on a small farm in Loudoun County. This homestead existed long before our country’s first Independence Day, and now it’s […]