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MCA backs 48-unit townhouse development

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board of directors on June 1 approved a resolution supporting a proposal to build 48 townhouses and three small parks in East Tysons.  Toll Mid-Atlantic LP Co. Inc. has submitted a rezoning application to Fairfax...

MCA voices concern about more development in airport corridors

Seeing few benefits and numerous concerns, McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board members on May 4 went on record opposing a proposed Fairfax County comprehensive-plan amendment that would allow residential uses in higher-noise areas near local airports. The resolution came to...

Editor’s Notebook: Reduced to rubble (no Barneys were harmed, fortunately)

The fences are up and the crews are doing their jobs, starting to knock down the three-building complex at North Washington Street and East Broad Street in the heart of Falls Church. That would not necessarily be big news, as...

Upcoming forum to tout progress on Columbia Pike

The Columbia Pike Partnership will host its annual “Pike Progress Luncheon” in an online format on Thursday, April 21. The event “serves as a celebration of the economic progress of the Pike over the past few decades, as well as...

‘Holy inflation, Batman’: Fairfax development fees going up

Developers starting April 1 will need to pay an inflationary increase 7.5 percent toward a variety of road funds, Fairfax County supervisors unanimously agreed March 22. The cost increases, designed to keep pace with hikes to construction costs, is in...

Development, rents, transportation highlight forum on Columbia Pike

Those trying to lease commercial property in the Columbia Pike corridor are finding the old adage about land – “they’re not making any more of it” – certainly rings true. Arlington economic-development officials say they will assist where possible, but...

Letter: Fixing zoning loophole would be a win for community

Editor: We could save a lot of trees in Arlington if our county government would just close a zoning loophole. Arlington’s zoning code (ZOCO) currently requires owners of residential property to cap the percentage of their lot that gets covered...

Concerns grow over increasing urbanization of Rte. 29 corridor

Having seen the “it’s just a work in progress” ruse pulled on others in the past, those concerned about the prospect of major zoning increases in the Lee Highway corridor are getting their objections in front of elected leaders...

Vienna Council lukewarm on consultants’ commercial-market advice

Vienna’s commercial market continues to perform well in its unique niche, but might be enhanced with more diverse housing, right-sized retail, additional Class A office space and perhaps a boutique hotel, consultants told the Vienna Town Council at a...

Report chronicles challenging, productive year for Tysons

Tysons Partnership officials on March 31 released the organization’s 2021 annual report, which highlighted successes during the pandemic-challenged previous year. Tysons Partnership navigated the year with virtual offerings and continued its foundational planning and building, the group’s leaders said. “The commitment...
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Vienna 180 atop district standings, will play July 4

The long-standing American Legion District 17 all-star baseball game won’t be played the morning of July 4 like so...
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