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Shoppers Pack Local Malls — Despite the popularity of online shopping, the holiday season is still a busy one for local malls. Shoppers packed Tysons Corner Center on Friday, and National Public Radio was there interviewing mall-goers about why they decided to brave the crowds rather than shop in the comfort of their own home. [NPR]

Teens Suspected of Marco Polo Arson — Police believe a pair of teens deliberately set the empty former Marco Polo restaurant in Vienna on fire. The teens are also suspected of separate acts of vandalism, arson and making fake bomb threats, according to WJLA’s Tim Barber. [Twitter]

Council Worried About Bike Corral Taking Up Parking Space — Members of the Vienna Town Council “voted unanimously Nov. 19 to table their decision about potentially relocating a bicycle ‘corral’ on Church Street until other alternatives become available,” because the proposed place for the corral to be relocated would eliminate a parking space. [InsideNova]

More on Falls Church Murder-Suicide — “Officers responded to the 7300 block of Parkwood Court at 10:48 after a relative discovered 51-year-old Judith Garcia Gonzales de Gudiel and her husband 60-year-old Ever Gudiel dead. Preliminarily, it appears Gudiel attacked Garcia, causing trauma to her upper body before hanging himself.” [FCPD]

Recent Stories

Georgetown Pike is currently closed at Turkey Run Road in McLean after a vehicle crash from earlier this afternoon. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, officers responded to Georgetown…

Fairfax County residents looking for a new Christmas tree should still be able to find an evergreen for the holiday — for now. Four Seasons Flower Market (6808 Elm Street)…

Starbucks will not reopen at the Capital One headquarters in Tysons. The coffee shop at 1610 Capital One Drive North has been closed for much of the past year during…

Employees of small businesses can receive a $500 holiday bonus from the Return to Earn Initiative, as it continues to help the unemployed transition back into the workforce.

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