Stories for August 2010

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Tuesday, August 31

Rock Sisters To Lead Yorktown Volleyball

Patriots in search of success without standout Bush.

Rock Sisters To Lead Yorktown Volleyball

Vienna and Oakton Real Estate in 2010

Most expensive homes sold and neighborhoods with the most homes sold in 2010 so far.

Vienna and Oakton Real Estate in 2010

McLean Real Estate In 2010

Most expensive homes sold; neighborhoods with most home sales; general real estate facts

McLean Real Estate In 2010

Sports Briefs: Burch Trying To Change TC Volleyball

Sports Briefs: Burch Trying To Change TC Volleyball

Reston Real Estate 2010

Most expensive homes sold and general real estate facts about Reston

Reston Real Estate 2010

Herndon/Oak Hill Real Estate 2010:

Most expensive homes sold; neighborhoods with most home sales; general real estate facts

Herndon/Oak Hill Real Estate 2010:

Tysons Corner: Five Years From Now

Metro won’t bring "overnight change" to Fairfax’s largest commercial district.

Tysons Corner: Five Years From Now

Great Falls Real Estate in 2010

Most expensive homes sold; neighborhoods with the most homes sold

Great Falls Real Estate in 2010

TC Looks To Build from 5-Win ‘09 Season

Titans hoping to end playoff drought from back to 1990.

TC Looks To Build from 5-Win ‘09 Season

Sports Briefs: O’Connell Looks Sharp in Scrimmage

Sports Briefs: O’Connell Looks Sharp in Scrimmage

First-Year Majors Coach Opens with Rival

Barry Wells leads Mount Vernon against West Potomac

First-Year Majors Coach Opens with Rival

Sunday, August 29

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

“Flourishing After 55”

“Flourishing After 55”

Insiders: Things To Do All Year Long

Insiders: Things To Do All Year Long

Insiders: Walking through History

Insiders: Walking through History

Thursday, August 26

Insiders: Walking Alongside History

Insiders: Walking Alongside History

Insiders: Living in Arlington

Residents reflect on their community.

Insiders: Living in Arlington

Insiders: Living in Mount Vernon

Residents reflect on their community.

Insiders: Living in Mount Vernon

Insiders: New Arrivals Learn Their Way Around Arlington

In the First Person

Insiders: New Arrivals Learn Their Way Around Arlington

Insiders: Year-Round Activities

Insiders: Year-Round Activities

Insiders: Parks

With More than 100 Parks, There°Øs Something for Everybody

Insiders: Parks

Insiders: Senior Centers

Insiders: Senior Centers

Insiders: Don’t Overlook Senior Center

Insiders: Don’t Overlook Senior Center

Insiders: Confused Identity But Great Place To Live

Much To Do in Mount Vernon

Insiders: Confused Identity But Great Place To Live

Insiders: Hidden Gems

Five must-see attractions in the Mount Vernon area.

Insiders: Hidden Gems

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Bulletin Board Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Bulletin Board Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Insiders: Early History of Hollin Hall

Insiders: Early History of Hollin Hall

Insiders: What Makes Mount Vernon Special?

Insiders: What Makes Mount Vernon Special?

Insiders: National Treasure Right Here

Glenda C. Booth, President, Friends of Dyke Marsh, www.fodm.org

Insiders: National Treasure Right Here

Insiders: Early History of Fort Hunt Park

Insiders: Early History of Fort Hunt Park

Insiders: Places To Go, People To Meet, Things To Do

Insiders: Places To Go, People To Meet, Things To Do

Insiders: Living in Alexandria

Residents reflect on their community.

Insiders: Living in Alexandria

Insiders: 10 Fun Things To Do in Arlington

Insiders: 10 Fun Things To Do in Arlington

Insiders: What’s Ahead for Mount Vernon?

Insiders: What’s Ahead for Mount Vernon?

Wednesday, August 25

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools

Schools

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Schools

Schools

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

By the Numbers

Census data

By the Numbers

Post Offices

Post Offices

Insiders: Board Leads Public Schools

Insiders: Board Leads Public Schools

Bringing History to Life

County’s Virginia Room adds 574 photos to Library of Virginia’s online database.

Bringing History to Life

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Little Museum with Expansive History

Franconia Museum warehouses artifacts, tells tale of community's growth.

Little Museum with Expansive History

Enjoyable Destination

Van Dyck Park in Fairfax is a fun time for the whole family.

Enjoyable Destination

Schools

Schools

History Is All Around

Want to learn more about Fairfax? Visit the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

History Is All Around

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Sip a Hot Brew

Part of national chain, Caribou Coffee in Kings Park serves as community hangout.

Sip a Hot Brew

Post Office

Post Office

Community Centers

Community Centers

Down at the Firehall

For a night out, why not bingo?

Down at the Firehall

Taste of Burke

Spring, summer and fall, Burke Farmers Market serves up farm fresh produce, baked goods.

Taste of Burke

Insiders: What’s Ahead for Alexandria

Insiders: What’s Ahead for Alexandria

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Three public libraries serve the Burke community.

Public Libraries

Post Offices

Post Offices

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Insiders: Meet the City Council

Insiders: Meet the City Council

By the Numbers

Census data

By the Numbers

All Aboard

Take a ride on the Burke Lake train.

All Aboard

Springfield's Playground

Lake Accotink Park offers a green oasis for local residents.

Springfield's Playground

By the Numbers

Census data

By the Numbers

Springfield's Hidden Treasure

Hidden Pond Nature Center offers lessons for young and old.

Springfield's Hidden Treasure

A Place That Has it All and More

With shops, a theater and restaurants, Fairfax Corner has become a nearby entertainment mecca.

A Place That Has it All and More

Take the Train

Burke residents have two VRE stations where they can catch a train to Washington, D.C.

Take the Train

Libraries

Libraries

Take a Bite

Hopsfrog Grille offers great food and a friendly atmosphere.

Take a Bite

Where the Vinyl Lives On

Second-hand music store survives in increasingly digital world.

Where the Vinyl Lives On

Get Back to Nature

Burke Lake Park offers a variety of activities for area residents.

Get Back to Nature

Knowing the Nuts and Bolts

Fischer has been serving Springfield for more than 30 years.

Knowing the Nuts and Bolts

Post Offices

Post Offices

A Sense of Place

Boasting a rich history, Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton offer a multitude of activities for its residents.

A Sense of Place

Tuesday, August 24

The Voice of Citizens

Citizens Associations work with government to meet community’s needs.

The Voice of Citizens

Insiders: Governance

Insiders: Governance

Wednesday, August 18

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Theater

Theater

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Monday, August 16

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday, August 12

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Wednesday, August 11

Alexandria Restaurant Week is Aug. 20-29

Alexandria Restaurant Week is Aug. 20-29

Health Notes

Health Notes

Theater

Theater

Civil War Living History with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry at Fort Ward

Civil War Living History with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry at Fort Ward

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Calendar

Calendar

Old Town Merchants to Hold Summer Sidewalk Sale

Old Town Merchants to Hold Summer Sidewalk Sale

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bethesda Art Walk is Aug. 13

Bethesda Art Walk is Aug. 13

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Monday, August 9

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Thursday, August 5

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Wednesday, August 4

Conversational Drama in Gunston’s Theatre Two

American Century Revives a Lanford Wilson Play

Conversational Drama in Gunston’s Theatre Two

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Alexandria Restaurant Week is Aug. 20-29

Alexandria Restaurant Week is Aug. 20-29

Theater

Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Monday, August 2

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Chabad of Reston-Herndon Offers Free Month of Hebrew School

Chabad of Reston-Herndon Offers Free Month of Hebrew School

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board